Samuel Cole Swanner

28 January 1852–7 January 1941 (Age 88)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Cole

When Samuel Cole Swanner was born on 28 January 1852, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Samuel Swanner, was 40 and his mother, Mary Ann Cole, was 28. He married Cecelia Eliza Morrell on 31 August 1873, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Haden, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Cache, Teton, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 7 January 1941, in Tetonia, Teton, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Tetonia, Teton, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Cole Swanner
Cecelia Eliza Morrell
Marriage: 31 August 1873
Samuel Alexander Swanner
Cecelia Eliza Swanner
Willard Elmer Swanner
Clarence Herbert Swanner
Frank Heral Swanner
Mary Elvira Swanner
Claudine Marie Swanner
Glen Harrison Swanner
Shirley Dewain Swanner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 August 1873Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 5
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Perhaps an altered form of German Schwaner .

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

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    History of Louis James Petty, By Lavona C. Hatch, Oxford, Idaho; A granddaughter

    History of Louis James Petty By Lavona C. Hatch, Oxford, Idaho; A granddaughter Louis James Petty, my grandfather, was borned January 11, 1846 near Nashville, Tennessee. The eighth child in a famil …

    Sources (45)

    • Saml Swarner in household of Saml Swarner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Samuel Swanner, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Samuel Swanner in entry for Claudice Jenkins, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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