When Nancy D Swank was born on 18 July 1827, in Hamilton Township, Warren, Ohio, United States, her father, John R. Swank, was 42 and her mother, Sara G. Wallace, was 36. She married Joseph A. Beals on 18 October 1846. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Walnut Township, Bourbon, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States in 1902. She died in January 1909, in Lansford, Bottineau, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 81.
Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .