Emeline Swank

29 May 1821–24 June 1902 (Age 81)
Warren, Ohio, United States

The Life 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 Alice A. 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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Alice A. 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

Spouse and Children

21 May 1840
Warren, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 15

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emaline Cazad, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emeline Cozad, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Emeline Cozad, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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