Charles Ryals Swain

13 June 1861–11 June 1931 (Age 69)
Supply, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Ryals

When Charles Ryals Swain was born on 13 June 1861, in Supply, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States, his father, Levi Bonaparte Swain, was 38 and his mother, Mary Amanda Sellers, was 39. He died on 11 June 1931, in Keller, Bryan, Georgia, United States, at the age of 69.

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Levi Bonaparte Swain
Mary Amanda Sellers
George Thomas Swain
Penelope Ann Swain
John Wesley Swain
Ephraim Lloyd Swain
Levi Bonaparte Swain Jr
Marshall Bannon Swain
Annie Mae Swain
Charles Ryals Swain
Daniel Lazarus Swain

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island
Age 1
On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
Age 2
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 20
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

(1997: 8371;2007: 18321; 2010: 25157)English: from the Middle English personal name Swain, Swein (Old Norse Sveinn, Sven, from sveinn ‘lad’).English: occupational name from Middle English swein ‘servant, attendant; boy, young man’ (Old Norse sveinn). The word could also denote a swineherd or a peasant in general. The name was thoroughly confused with Swan 1.

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

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