Fred Curran Swan

Male15 October 1875–

Brief Life History of Fred Curran

When Fred Curran Swan was born on 15 October 1875, in Theresa, Theresa, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Warren F. Swan, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Collis, was 32. He had at least 1 son with Florence G Swan. He lived in New York, United States in 1935 and Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Fred Curran Swan
1875–
Florence G Swan
1874–
Curran D Swan
1912–

Sources (8)

  • Fred C Swan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Curran Swan, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Fred Curran Swan, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

Children (1)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English swon(e), northern Middle English swan(e) ‘swineherd; peasant; male servant’ (Old English swān). Compare Swain 2, with which this name was thoroughly confused.

English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English swan, swon ‘swan’. In the Middle Ages, the swan was taken as a symbol of false pride, and, according to Chaucer, jealousy. Compare Kite , Nightingale , and Pye .

English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Swan, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Sveinn. Compare Swain 1.

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

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