Hello, I have the Parents of John R as William D Swearingen
born 1770 Montgomery Co, Md..died 1840 in Cole co, MO.
William married a Sarah (sallie) Ray. born @ 1774 and
died 1819. There is a deed in Warren co, KY that mentions
a late Sally (Swearingen) Hector (2nd husband) with the names of her kids John R...Benoni...Lemuel...William C...
and Thomas Swearingen.
William D and Sarah his wife are on a Deed for 200 acres
in Allen Co, KY. I hope this helps Its been a few years
between question and answer.