Robert Swann

1778–1862 (Age 84)
Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Swann was born in 1778, in Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Swann, was 45 and his mother, Mary Bridgeman, was 38. He died in 1862, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Swann
1733–1784
Mary Bridgeman
1740–1810
James Swann
1776–1846
Robert Swann
1778–1862

Parents and Siblings

    Male1733–1784Male

    Mary Bridgeman

    Female1740–1810Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 9

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 11

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Swan .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Robert Swann, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

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