Swayze, John J
Swayze, John J.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Aug. 30, 1812. He was received on trial in the Pittsburgh Conference in 1829, and labored with great acceptability, filling the office of presiding elder, nine successive years. He took a superannuated relation in 1852 and died Feb. 18,1853. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1853, p. 242.