Neva Swift

5 April 1887–1961 (Age 73)
Bronson, Branch, Michigan, United States

The Life of Neva

When Neva Swift was born on 5 April 1887, in Bronson, Branch, Michigan, United States, her father, Albert M Swift, was 34 and her mother, Angela Shippy, was 29. She married Vaiden C. Bordner on 25 June 1905, in Bronson, Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Clay Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in 1961, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

John Paul Woodruff
Neva Swift
Marriage: 10 November 1928
Kenneth Raymond Troyer
William Richard Woodruff
Martha Elizabeth Woodruff
Margaret V Woodruff

Spouse and Children

10 November 1928
South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States


    Kenneth Raymond Troyer


    William Richard Woodruff


    Martha Elizabeth Woodruff


    Margaret V Woodruff


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 16

Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car "Sweepstakes" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

A name given for swiftness in moving. It may be a location name, from Swift, a river of England.

Sources (3)

  • Neva Woodruff in household of J Paul Woodruff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Neva Bordner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Neva Woodruff in household of Alfred F Nufer, "United States Census, 1940"

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