James Sword

20 March 1859–
New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Sword was born on 20 March 1859, in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Sword, was 28 and his mother, Isobel Brownlie, was 27.

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Family Time Line

George Sword
1830–
Isobel Brownlie
1832–1900
Isabella Sword
1851–
George Sword
1852–
Alexander Sword
1854–
John Sword
1856–
John Sword
1857–1894
James Sword
1859–
William Sword
1861–
Elizabeth Sword
1863–
Walter Sword
1865–
Agnes Sword
1869–
Marion Sword
1872–

Parents and Siblings

    George Sword

    Male1830–Male

    Female1832–1900Female

siblings

(11)

    Female1851–Female

    George Sword

    Male1852–Male

    Alexander Sword

    Male1854–Male

    John Sword

    Male1856–Male

    John Sword

    Male1857–1894Male

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World Events (3)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 9

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.
1884

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 49

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: metonymic occupational name for a swordsman or armorer, from Middle English swerd, sword ‘sword’.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Suaird, Ó Suairt ‘descendant of Suart’, a personal name derived from Old Norse Sigvarðr ‘victory keeper’, a cognate of Old English Sigeweard. Compare Seward 1.

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

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Sources (1)

  • James Sword, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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