was born in France.
Notes for JEAN SOUILLE:
A refugee from France to England, thence to Virginia in 1701/2.
Child of JEAN SOUILLE is:
2. i. NICHOLAS SWILLEY, d. 1735.
Generation No. 2
2. NICHOLAS SWILLEY (JEAN1 SOUILLE) died 1735. He married
(2) FRANCOISE L'ORANGE.
Child of NICHOLAS SWILLEY is:
3. i. STEPHEN SWILLEY, b. Abt. 1728.
Generation No. 3
3. STEPHEN SWILLEY (NICHOLAS2, JEAN1 SOUILLE) was born Abt.
1728. He married HANAPLE PARKER.
Children of STEPHEN SWILLEY and HANAPLE PARKER are:
i. SOLOMAN SWILLEY.
4. ii. JOHN SWILLEY, RS, b. Abt. 1749.
5. iii. SAMUEL SWILLEY, RS, #, b. 1750, Craven Co, North Carolina;
d. 1817, Liberty Co, Georgia.
6. iv. NICHOLAS SWILLEY, b. Abt. 1751.
Generation No. 4
4. JOHN SWILLEY, RS (STEPHEN3, NICHOLAS2, JEAN1 SOUILLE) was
born Abt. 1749. He married ELIZABETH ISSLER.
Children of JOHN SWILLEY and ELIZABETH ISSLER are:
i. MARY ELIZABETH SWILLEY, m. THOMAS TERRY PRESTWOOD.
ii. JOHN SWILLEY, JR.
iii. PERMILIA SWILLEY.
iv. PENELOPE SWILLEY.
v. JANE SWILLEY.
5. SAMUEL SWILLEY, RS, # (STEPHEN3, NICHOLAS2, JEAN1 SOUILLE)
was born 1750 in Craven Co, North Carolina, and died 1817 in Liberty
Co, Georgia. He married SARAH. She was born in Craven Co, North
Carolina, and died 1830 in Liberty Co, Georgia.
Notes for SAMUEL SWILLEY, RS, #:
Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia.
Samuel Swilley, Revolutionary Soldier, was born in Craven Co.,
N.C. about 1750. He moved to South Carolina before the Revolution
and lived in Lancaster County before moving to Georgia. His wife
was named Sarah, born about 1760 in North Carolina.
Samuel Swilley served in the Revolutionary War in 1781-2 in the
South Carolina militia (see Book X, Part 1, p. 201, Salley's "Stub
Entries to Indents" South Carolina Revolutionary War records).
His widow Sarah drew land as the widow of a Revolutionary Soldier
in the 1827 Georgia Land Lottery, resident at the time of Liberty
Samuel and John Swilley, brothers, emigrated to Georgia soon after
the Revolution and located in Washington county, on the Ohoopee
River. He moved about 1798-1800 to Liberty County while his brother
John was cut into Montgomery county in its formation in 1793,
later into Tattnall. Samuel had 156 acres in Washington county
surveyed for him 1790, grant for which was issued 1798. He lived
in Liberty county on the Little Canoochee River. He was living
in Liberty in time of the 1805 land lottery, having two draws,
one of which was a "prize" or lot of land in Baldwin
On May 21, 1817, Mr. Swilley made three deeds of gift in the nature
of a will to his property (deed book "H", p. 100, 101,
They were all dated May 21, 1817. The first was to his wife Sarah
for his plantation, all his livestock, household goods and his
slaves. The next one was to his son Carnick for a slave and child
subject to his wife's use for the remainder of her life; it provided
that if said slave woman named Sarah should have any more children
the same should be divided equally between his (grantor's) other
children Reason, Samuel E., Lucy Terrell, Lavinia Swilley and
Celia Bradley. The third was to his son Setliff for a slave woman
Samuel Swilley died in 1817 and his widow died about 1830. They
were buried in Taylor's Creek cemetery - graves unmarked.
Children of SAMUEL SWILLEY and SARAH are:
i. CARMICK SWILLEY, b. 1775.
7. ii. REASON FRANKLIN SWILLEY, #, b. 1781, Lancaster Co,
South Carolina; d. October 13, 1854, Echols Co, Georgia.
8. iii. LAVINIA SWILLEY, b. 1786.
iv. SETLIFF SWILLEY, b. 1789.
9. v. SAMUEL E. SWILLEY, #, b. 1793, Washington Co, Georgia;
d. 1846, Lowndes Co, Georgia.
vi. LUCENA SWILLEY, b. 1794; m. JOSIAH TERRELL, August 11, 1814.
vii. CELIA SWILLEY, b. 1796; m. ELI BRADLEY.
6. NICHOLAS SWILLEY (STEPHEN3, NICHOLAS2, JEAN1 SOUILLE) was
born Abt. 1751.
Children of NICHOLAS SWILLEY are:
10. i. JARADORE SWILLEY.
ii. SARAH SWILLEY.
iii. SAMUEL SWILLEY, b. Abt. 1797.