Daniel Swickard was born in 1789 in Washington Co. PA, a son of Martin and Christina Dague Swickard.He moved to Jefferson Co., OH around 1805 with his father and settled in Knox Twp.Martin Easterday and his family had settled there earlier in 1800.On May 1, 1808, Daniel married Margaret Easterday, a daughter of Martin and Barbara Bauer Easterday.Margaret was born in 1788 in Frederick Co. MD.Daniel and Margaret had 11 children as follows, all born in Knox Twp., Jefferson Co, OH:
1.Jacob Swickard (19 Apr 1809-?) married 1st Nancy Sayre on 1 Apr 1852 in Meigs Co. OH and 2nd Laura Partlow on 12 Feb 1863 in Meigs Co. OH. 2.Eve Swickard (23 Dec 1810-13 Jul 1894) married John F. Myers.Died in Chester, Meigs Co. OH. 3.Barbara Swickard (5 Nov 1812-27 Oct 1855) married John Wiles on 14 Sep 1843 in Jefferson Co. OH.Died in Jefferson Co. 4.Elizabeth Swickard (24 Dec 1816-28 Dec 1900) married Wilson Carl.Died in Meigs Co. OH. 5.John Swickard (26 Feb 1819-d. as infant) 6.Christiana Swickard (30 Apr 1821-d. as infant) 7.Margaret Swickard (21 Feb 1823-11 May 1915) married George Washington Myers on 18 Jan 1844 in Jefferson Co., OH.Died in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella Co. MI. 8.Daniel Swickard (21 Dec 1825-6 Jan 1884) married Elizabeth Zimmerman on 3 Jun 1851 in Jefferson Co. OH.Died in Jefferson Co. 9.Christian Swickard (12 Mar 1828-1916) married Lucinda McClain on 20 Aug 1851 in Jefferson Co. OH.Died in Jefferson Co. OH. 10. William Swickard (1 Jan 1831-3 Jun 1888) married Anna Elizabeth Zimmerman on 23 Oct 1855 in Jefferson Co. OH.Died in Jefferson Co. (my ancestors) 11. Mary Swickard (18 Jun 1833-2 Mar 1917) married John Taylor on 29 Jun 1854 in Jefferson Co. OH.Died in Jefferson Co.
Daniel Swickard served in the War of 1812.He died on 2 Feb 1856 in Jefferson Co., OH and was buried in the Shelley's School House Cemetery.Margaret died on 26 Jun 1870 and was buried next to her husband.