Ann Swanson

14 March 1844–29 April 1917 (Age 73)
Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Swanson was born on 14 March 1844, in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, her father, James Swanson, was 34 and her mother, Catherine Munro, was 31. She married John George Munro on 15 April 1868, in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 29 April 1917, in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John George Munro
Ann Swanson
Marriage: 15 April 1868
Catherine Swanson Munro
Donald Hugh Davidson Munro
James George Munro
John Alexander Munro
Barbara H. Munro
Ann Munro

Spouse and Children

15 April 1868
Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.

Age 3

The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 10

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 24

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Swedish Svensson or Danish and Norwegian Svensen ( see Svendsen ).2 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Swan .

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

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Ann Swanson


Sources (3)

  • Ann Swanson in household of James Swanson, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • Ann Swanson in household of James Swanson, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Anne Munro in household of John Munro, "Scotland Census, 1891"

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