John Swader

1871–14 August 1953 (Age 82)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John

John Swader was born in 1871, in Wisconsin, United States as the son of Frank Shweder and Barbara Stolzman. He married Barbara Forst on 30 June 1892. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 August 1953, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Swader
Barbara Forst
Marriage: 30 June 1892
Annie Swader
John Swader
Barbara Helen Swader
Mary Agnes Swader
Martin Swader
Joe Swader
Charles M. Swader

Spouse and Children


    Barbara Forst


30 June 1892


    Annie Swader


    John Swader


    Barbara Helen Swader



    Martin Swader


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Shweder


    Barbara Stolzman




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 12

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Schwader, a variant of Schwaderer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Swader, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Swader, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Swader, "United States Census, 1910"

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