George Thomas Swain

14 November 1845–11 August 1906 (Age 60)
Smithville Township, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of George Thomas

When George Thomas Swain was born on 14 November 1845, in Smithville Township, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States, his father, Levi Bonaparte Swain, was 22 and his mother, Mary Amanda Sellers, was 23. He lived in Brunswick, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Lockwoods Folly Township, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States in 1860. He died on 11 August 1906, in Macclenny, Baker, Florida, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Levi Bonaparte Swain
1823–1875
Mary Amanda Sellers
1822–1864
George Thomas Swain
1845–1906
Penelope Ann Swain
1847–1911
John Wesley Swain
1850–1916
Ephraim Lloyd Swain
1852–1918
Levi Bonaparte Swain Jr
1854–1927
Marshall Bannon Swain
1856–1926
Annie Mae Swain
1860–
Charles Ryals Swain
1861–1931
Daniel Lazarus Swain
1864–1923

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861
Age 16
Historical Boundaries: 1861: Baker, Florida, United States
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island
Age 17
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.

Name Meaning

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.Irish: when not the English name, possibly an Anglicized form of Mac Suibhne; see McSwain .

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

Possible Related Names

Swan
Swainson
Swayne
Swaine

Sources (3)

  • George Swain in household of Levi Swain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Geo F Swain in household of Levi Swain, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Swain, Carl Edward (1931- )

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