Mahela Swank

31 October 1867–
Guernsey, Guernsey, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mahela

When Mahela Swank was born on 31 October 1867, in Guernsey, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Swank, was 35 and her mother, Rachel Walters, was 39.

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Samuel Swank
Rachel Walters
Mary Elizabeth Swank
George Swank
Sarah Jane Swank
David Swank
William Henry Swank
Samuel Swank
Mahela Swank

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Swank


    Rachel Walters




    Mary Elizabeth Swank


    George Swank


    Sarah Jane Swank


    David Swank


    William Henry Swank


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World Events (3)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 86

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mahala Swank in entry for Thomas Cann and Leona Snyder, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • <Unknown>, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Mahala Swack in entry for Edna Gertrude Snyder, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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