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Penelope Johnston Swann
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1771
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1820
Chowan County
North Carolina, USA


Daughter of N.C. Governor and U.S. Senator Samuel Johnston (1733-1816) and Frances Cathcart Johnston (1750-1801).

She married John Swann (1760-1793) of Pasquotank County, N.C. in 1790. John Swann was a 1777 graduate of William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia where he was an original member of Phi Beta Kappa. Swann was a member of the Continental Congress in the year 1788.

Penelope Johnston Swann and her husband John Swann had only one child, Samuel Johnston Swann, who died young without issue. Source: case of Doe v. Shepard decided by the North Carolina Supreme Court in 1819.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Johnston (1733 - 1816)
  Frances Cathcart Johnston (1750 - 1801)
 
 Spouse:
  John Swann (1760 - 1793)
 
 Siblings:
  Penelope Johnston Swann (1771 - 1820)
  James Cathcart Johnston (1782 - 1865)*
  Frances Ann Johnston (1785 - 1837)*
  Helen Scrymgeour Johnston (1787 - 1842)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Johnston Family Cemetery
Edenton
Chowan County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: pbfries
Originally Created by: D. S. Johnson
Record added: Aug 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74815706
 

 
 
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