Jacob Swank

Ohio, United States

The Life 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.

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Jacob Swank
Mary Foster
Marriage: 5 October 1858

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    Mary Foster


5 October 1858

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 22

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

Age 32

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • 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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