Leonard Swank

Brief Life History of Leonard

When Leonard Swank was born in 1810, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John R. Swank, was 25 and his mother, Sara G. Wallace, was 20. He married Mccallaster in 1840, in Ohio, United States. He died on 14 August 1899, at the age of 89.

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Leonard Swank
1810–1899
Mccallaster
1819–
Marriage: 1840

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    World Events (8)

    1812

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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