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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Family Time Line

Alice A. Cozad
1809–1868
Emeline Swank
1821–1902
Marriage: 21 May 1840
Jacob Andrew Cozad
1841–1892
John Swank Cozad
1843–1912
Aaron Austin Cozad
1845–1929
James Harvey Cozad
1847–1902
William Courtland Cozad
1849–1933
Sarah Rosanna Cozad
1851–1914
Sarah J Cozad
1853–1911
Jane Lucinda Cozad
1854–1888
Mary Emeline Cozad
1856–1938
Joseph Alice Cozad
1860–1860
Josephine Elizabeth Cozad
1861–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 May 1840
Warren, Indiana, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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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.
1846

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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