Elizabeth Swanson

22 February 1840–6 June 1906 (Age 66)
Dunnet, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Swanson was born on 22 February 1840, her father, Alexander Swanson, was 43 and her mother, Mary Sinclair, was 26. She died on 6 June 1906, in Watten, Caithness, Scotland, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Swanson
1796–
Mary Sinclair
1813–
Donald Swanson
1832–1917
Janet Swanson
1833–1895
Sinclair Swanson
1835–1894
Margaret Swanson
1836–
Margaret Swanson
1837–
Elizabeth Swanson
1840–1906
Catharine Swanson
1841–1914
Mary Ann Swanson
1843–1913
Isabella Swanson
1846–1894
Alexander Swanson
1848–
Helen Swanson
1852–
Georgina Swanson
1854–

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World Events (8)

1843
Age 3
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland
Age 3
The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
Age 28
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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nils, Nels, Sven, Lars, Thor, Helmer, Iver, Alf, Astrid, Eskil, Hilmer.Americanized form of Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, and North German Svensson , and Norwegian and Danish Svensen or Svendsen , cognates of 1.Scottish (Caithness) and English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Swan, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Sveinn (from sveinn ‘lad’), + -son. In northern England, Middle English Swanson was in fact an occasional variant of Swainson . In some cases the name may also arise from Middle English swan(e), swon(e) ‘swineherd, peasant, male servant’ (Old English swān) + -son, but this is unlikely to be the usual origin. See Swan .

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

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Svensson

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