Jacob Swank

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Swank was born in 1814, in Ohio, United States, his father, John R. Swank, was 29 and his mother, Sara G. Wallace, was 24. He married Mary Foster on 5 October 1858. He lived in Hamilton Township, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1860.

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Jacob Swank
Mary Foster
Marriage: 5 October 1858

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Swank, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Swank in entry for Bertha J. Swank, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Jacob Swank in entry for Bertha J. Swank, "Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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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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