The History of the Swarthout Family
Swartwout, Swartout and Swartwood
Genealogical Gleanings Abstracted from the Early Newspaper of Penn Yan, Yates County, 1823-1833 & 1841-1865
Compiled by Dianne Stenzel 1991
Anthony Swarthout and Maria Lilly, both of Junuis, Seneca Co., were married 2 Oct 1830 by S.G. Gage, Esq., in Benton, Yates Co. - 12 Oct 1830
1848 Mortality Table for the Town of Benton; prepared for the Yates County Whig by Samuel G. Gage, Esq., published 15 February 1849
Sep. 7 Catherine E. Swarthout, age 3 yrs.
Oct 12 Augusta Swarthout, age 4 yrs.
Z.C. Swarthout of Benton, Yates Co., and Hester A Southerland of Seneca, Ontario, Co., were married 22 Jan 1850 by Rev. Litchfield in Seneca. - 31 Jan 1850
Table of Mortality for Town of Benton 1849; furnished for the "Yates Co. Wig" by S.G. Gage, published on 7 February 1850 included the entry:
Dec. 15, John L. Swarthout age 65 yrs.
Aaron Swarthout and Jemima Trimmer, both of Benton, Yates Co., were married 9 May 1850 by Rev. Litchfield in Benton. - 6 Jun 1850
Marvin Parks of Penn Yan, Yates Co., and Mary R. Swarthout, fourth daughter of Henry Swarthout Esq., all of Hammondsport, Steuben Co., were married 17 Jan 1854 by Rev. S.S. Hughson in Milo, Yates Co., - 19 Jan 1854
James W. Sunderlin and Margaret Swarthout, both of Wayne, Steuben Co., were married 25 Jan 1854 by Rev. P. Olney in Wayne - 9 Feb 1854.
Norton Swarthout of Milo, Yates Co., and Mary Ann Raymond of Jerusalem, Yates Co., were married 28 Mar 1854 by Rev. C. Morton in Jerusalem. - 6 Apr 1854
David Swarthout of Wayne, Steuben Co., and Emily Huson of Barrington, Yates Co., were married 10 Oct 1854 by Rev. D.B. Olney in Barrington - 19 Oct 1854
Charles H. Swarthout age 34 years, died 14 Feb 1855 in Sacramento, CA., formerly of Benton, Yates Co., NY - 22 Mar 1855
Genealogical Gleanings Abstracted from the "Yates County Chronicle" Penn Yan, New York, May 1856 to October 1867
Compiled by Dianne Stenzel 1992
Joseph Reynolds of Tyrone, Schuyler Co., and Martha Swarthout of Wayne, Steuben Co. were married 15 Oct 1857 by Rev. F. Olney, in Wayne. - 5 Nov 1857
John Wright, an aged and wealthy man of Barrington, Yates Co., died 25 Jan 1858. Rumor spread that he had been poisoned, and after an investigation, Baxter Kinne was arrested. He was the husband of Wright's youngest daughter. The principle witnesses against Kinne are Erasmus Wright, son of the deceased, Charles Swarthout, his brother-in-law, and Mrs. Merrit, a daughter. He had been fed porridge, and given water by Kinne, that was found to contain strychnine. Further test on the organs of Mr. Wright are to be conducted. - 11 Mar 1858
George W. Swarthout of Milo, Yates Co., and Eunice Knapp of Wayne, Steuben Co., were married 2 Mar 1859 by Rev. George Balcom, in Wayne - 10 Mar 1859
Mrs. Permilia Swarthout, age 26 yrs., died 5 May 1860 in Milo, Yates Co. She was the wife of Sackett Swarthout, and eldest daughter of John O'Brien of Penn Yan, Yates Co. - 11 May 1860
The 1860 Table of Mortality of Benton, Yates Co., prepared for the "Chronicle" by Samuel G. Gage, Esq. Published on 7 Feb 1861
Jun 12 Francis A. Swarthout, age 9 yrs.
Jun 14 Epenetius J. Swarthout, age 4 yrs.
Charles H. Swarthout, age 6 yrs. 9 mos. 1 day, died 17 Feb 1862 in Torrey, Yates Co. He was the son of N.R. and M.A. Swarthout - 27 Feb 1862
The 1862 Table of Mortality for Benton, Yates Co., prepared for the "Chronicle" by Samuel G. Gage, Esq. Published 5 Feb 1863.
Jan 21 Maria Swarthout, age 6 yrs.
L.C. Soutta (blurred) of Penn Yan, Yates Co., and Temperance Swarthout of Wayne, Steuben Co., were married 5 Feb 1863 by Rev. A.W. Schrider, in Wayne. - 5 Mar 1863
William W. Millspaugh of Jerusalem, Yates Co., and Mary Swarthout of Wayne, Steuben Co., were married 26 Mar 1863 at the home of the bride's father in Wayne - 2 Apr 1863
Henry Swarthout, age 72 yrs., died 17 Mar 1864 in Milo, Yates Co. - 31 Mar 1864
Edwin L. Swarthout and Jennie S. Dean were married 31 Jan 1865 by Rev. M. DePuy, at the home of the bride's father, Daniel Dean, in Torrey, Yates Co. - 9 Feb 1865
Josiah C. Swarthout, Esq., died last week after a brief illness. He was one of the Justices of Session for Yates Co., no town or date given. - 1 Feb 1866
Charles L. Eastman of Penn Yan, Yates Co., and Annette Swarthout, daughter of A.D. Swarthout, Esq. Of Wayne, Steuben Co., were married 28 Mar 1866 by Rev. H. Wisner, at the home of the bride's father. - 29 Mar 1866
George Eulett of Benton, Yates Co., and Jennie M. Swarthout of Torrey, Yates Co., were married 20 Mar 1866 by Rev. David Magie, in Torrey. - 29 Mar 1866
Peter C. Swarthout of Romulus, Seneca Co., an employee on the steamer "A.W. Langdon", fell from the deck on the night of 4 Jul 1866 and was drowned. - 19 Jul 1866
John Knapp of Wayne, Steuben Co., and Mary E. Swarthout of Milo, Yates Co., were married 11 Feb 1867 by Rev. E.P. Brigham, in Milo. - 14 Feb 1867
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