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Samuel Swartwout

Samuel Swartwout, American army officer, merchant, speculator. famous cipher letter from Burr to Gen.


  • Swartwout, Samuel was born on November 17, 1783 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of Abraham and Maria (North) Swartwout.

  • Major achievements

    • Famous cipher letter from Burr to Gen.


    • Married Alice Ann Cooper, 1814, 2 children.
    • father: Abraham Swartwout
    • mother: Maria (North) Swartwout
    • spouse: Alice Ann Cooper
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    Born November 17, 1783
    Died November 21, 1856
    (aged 73)