Susanna Swan

Female4 February 1780–about June 1856

Brief Life History of Susanna

When Susanna Swan was christened on 4 February 1780, in Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Swan, was 38 and her mother, Elisabeth Preston, was 41. She married James Harris on 25 June 1798, in Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Beckingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died about June 1856, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James Harris
1767–1843
Susanna Swan
1780–1856
Marriage: 25 June 1798
Francis Harris
1799–
William Harris
1801–1878
Maria Harris
1802–
Ann Harris
1804–1883
Elizabeth Harris
1806–
Joseph Harris
1808–
Thomas Harris
1809–1862
John Harris
1812–1813
Mary Harris
1814–
James Harris
1817–1817
James Harris
1818–
Sarah Harris
1820–1820

Sources (35)

  • Susan Harris in household of John Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Susannah Swan, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Susanna Swan, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1798Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1815

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1823

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English swon(e), northern Middle English swan(e) ‘swineherd; peasant; male servant’ (Old English swān). Compare Swain 2, with which this name was thoroughly confused.

    English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English swan, swon ‘swan’. In the Middle Ages, the swan was taken as a symbol of false pride, and, according to Chaucer, jealousy. Compare Kite , Nightingale , and Pye .

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Swan, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Sveinn. Compare Swain 1.

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

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