Joseph Swope
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 37° 40.170 W 080° 37.747
17S E 532708 N 4169211
A sing telling us some of the history of Joseph and his sons.
Waymark Code: WMQ8YQ
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 01/12/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 2

Joseph Swope

Born 1707 in Germany, Swope came to America ca. 1720. Reputedly first to settle Monroe County, ca. 1752, when part of Augusta Co. Son Michael, born 29 Sept. 1753, recorded as 1st white child born in Monroe. Nearby is grave of son Joseph, seized in 1756 Shawnee raid and hekld captive for nine years. Swope served in Colonial Wars and his sons, Joseph, John and Michael served in the American Revolution.
Marker Number: none on the sign

Marker Title: Joseph Swope

Marker Location: west or RT 3

County or Independent City: Wolf Creek

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives and History, 1996

Web Site: Not listed

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