Edward M. Swank

18 April 1868–22 August 1924 (Age 56)
West Jersey, Stark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward M.

When Edward M. Swank was born on 18 April 1868, in West Jersey, Stark, Illinois, United States, his father, James K. Swank, was 26 and his mother, Henrietta Kissel, was 18. He married Carrie A. Hermance on 14 June 1890, in Knox, Knox, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in West Jersey Township, Stark, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Essex Township, Stark, Illinois, United States for about 4 years. He died on 22 August 1924, in Stark, Illinois, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in West Jersey, Stark, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward M. Swank
1868–1924
Carrie A. Hermance
1865–1917
Marriage: 14 June 1890
Golden Swank
1891–1988
Birdie Mildred Swank
1901–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 June 1890
Knox, Knox, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    James K. Swank

    Male1842–1922Male

    Henrietta Kissel

    Female1849–1907Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1868–1924Male

    Alice Swank

    Female1870–1889Female

    Francis Eugene Swank

    Male1873–1940Male

    Daisie Swank

    Female1875–1958Female

    Walter Clark Swank

    Male1882–1934Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1871

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 17

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward M Swank, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Swank, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ed M Swank, "United States Census, 1910"

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