Military Service in
the Swarthout Family
With over three centuries of residency in North America, there is little doubt that many members of the family have served with distinction in the armed forces defending the frontiers against Indians, raising up against the British Government and serving our states in the war of the Rebellion. Here are just a few pieces of information on these brave individuals
Revolutionary Pension Application of Ralph Swarthout - As received and transcribed
Revolutionary Pension Application of Anthony Swarthout - As received and transcribed
Civil War Record of John W. Swarthout - As received, with additional pictures.
Civil War Connections - Bits and pieces about Civil War service of Swarthouts.
Naval Service - Thomas Swartwout and Augustus Swartwout. Augustus was wounded while with Commodore Perry on Lake Erie.
NEW YORK INDEX OF AWARDS ON CLAIMS OF
# Name Location Amount
11,483 Swarthout, Jacob S. Reading, Steuben Co., NY 58.00
2,498 Swartout, Frost Windsor, Broome Co., NY 55.00
1,595 Swartwout, George W. Westerlo, NY 59.00
4,553 Swartout, James Aurelius, NY 58.00
15,678 Swartwout, Samuel, by Admin. Waterford, Saratoga Co., NY 53.00
MICHIGAN VOLUNTEERS -
Swartout, Joseph, Lenawee County. Enlisted in company E, Thirteenth Infantry, Sept. 12, 1861, at Kalamazoo, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Jan. 17, 1862. Corporal. Discharged at Gallatin, Tenn., Jan. 20, 1863.
Swartwout, Augustus, Climax. Enlisted in company A, Thirteenth Infantry, as Corporal, Nove. 17. 1861, at Climax, for 3 years, age 34. Mustered Jan, 17, 1862. Died Jan 23, 1863, at Murfreesboro, Tenn., of wounds received in action at Stone River, Tenn.