Helen Swartwout

about 1834–
New York, United States

The Life of Helen

When Helen Swartwout was born about 1834, in New York, United States, her father, Henry Swartwout, was 29 and her mother, Ann VanHyning, was 20. She married Ira Swan Banta on 18 February 1854, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Malta, Malta, Saratoga, New York, United States in 1850.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ira Swan Banta
1833–1890
Helen Swartwout
1834–
Marriage: 18 February 1854
Harry S. Banta
1866–1938
Frank Campbell Banta
1873–1950

Spouse and Children

    Ira Swan Banta

    Male1833–1890Male

    Female1834–Female

MARRIAGE
18 February 1854
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1865

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Swarthout ‘black skin’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Hellen Swartwout in household of Henry Swartwout, "United States Census, 1850"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.