Anna Marie Swab

Female22 July 1915–11 December 1999

Brief Life History of Anna Marie

Anna Marie Swab was born on 22 July 1915, in Fužina, Grosuplje, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. She married Frank Anthony Benac on 6 August 1960, in Rathbun, Appanoose, Iowa, United States. She died on 11 December 1999, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Frank Anthony Benac
Anna Marie Swab
Marriage: 6 August 1960

Sources (3)

  • Anna M Benac, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Ann Swab Benac in entry for Frank T Benac, "Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998"
  • Anna M. Swab Benac, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1960Rathbun, Appanoose, Iowa, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1917 · Camp Dodge

    Age 2

    Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 22

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Swaab, a habitational name for someone from Swabia, or of the German cognate Schwab .

    Americanized form of Czech, Slovak, Rusyn (from Slovakia), Slovenian, and Croatian Šváb or Švab (see Svab ), and of the Polish cognate Szwab.

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

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