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Swanson Line to Claude A. Swanson
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* William Swanson m. Unknown
William Swanson was living in Albemarle County in 1750. By 1768 he had purchased 500 acres in western Pittsylvania County (now Franklin Co.). see History of Pittsylvania Co.
. * William Swanson, Sr. (1720) – (?) m. Unknown
. . * William Swanson, III m. Unknown
William Swanson III represented Pittsylvania County in the House of Delegates, serving 1813-1814 and 1818-1823 and 1831-1836. He served on the Railway Convention in Richmond in 1836. see History of Pittsylvania Co.
. . . * John Swanson (24-Mar-1802) - (26-Jun-1882) m. Julia B. Cook (May-1802) - (4-Aug-1868)
John Swanson, son of William Graves Swanson, "was born in 1799, and established his home, "Swansonville" " (from History of Pittsylvania Co. p259) Note: this birth date does not coincide with gravestone!
. . . . * John Muse Swanson (10-Apr-1829) - (20-Sep-1914) m. Catherine Rebecca Pritchett(1831)-(15-Sep-1873)
. . . . . * William Graves Swanson (7-Aug-1860)-(7-Jun-1934)
. . . . . * John Pritchett Swanson (7-Sep-1863)- m. (11-Mar-1891) Anne Estes
. . . . . * Claude Augustus Swanson (31-Mar-1862)-(7-Jul-1939) m.(11-Dec-1894) Elizabeth "Lizzie" Deane Lyons (1862?)-(13-Jul-1920)
m.(27-Oct-1923) Lucy "Lulie" Lyons Hall (2-Jan-1866)-(17-Jul-1953)
Lulie Lyons Hall, the sister of Lizzie Lyons, was the widow of Cunningham Hall of Richmond, Virginia; she had one child by her first marriage: Douglas Deane Hall
. . . . . * Henry C. Swanson m. Ellen Cousins
. . . . . * Annie Blanche Swanson (15-Jun-1864) - (5-Dec-1948)
. . . . . * Sallie Hill Swanson (22-Feb-1867) - (7-Feb-1950)
. . . . . * Julia Benson Swanson (24-Mar-1869) - (27-Oct-1933)