Emeline Swank

Brief Life History of Emeline

When Emeline Swank was born on 29 May 1821, in Warren, Ohio, United States, her father, John R. Swank, was 36 and her mother, Sara G. Wallace, was 30. She married Allis Cozad on 21 May 1840, in Warren, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 24 June 1902, in Morgan, Decatur, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Dale Cemetery, Pleasanton, Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Allis Cozad
Emeline Swank
Marriage: 21 May 1840
Jacob Andrew Cozad
John Swank Cozad
Aaron Austin Cozad
James Harvey Cozad
William Courtland Cozad
Sarah Rosanna Cozad
Sarah J Cozad
Jane Lucinda Cozad
Mary Emeline Cozad
Joseph Alice Cozad
Josephine Elizabeth Cozad

Sources (39)

  • Emiline Cozad, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emeline Swank - Published information: birth: 29 May 1821; Warren, Ohio, United States
  • Emeline Cozad, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

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

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