Martha Alice St Clair

2 August 1859–20 April 1946 (Age 86)
Wadena, Union Township, Benton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha Alice

When Martha Alice St Clair was born on 2 August 1859, in Wadena, Union Township, Benton, Indiana, United States, her father, Alexander St. Clair, was 39 and her mother, Jane Bingamin, was 38. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Lloyd Humbolt Swan. She lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Monroe Election Precinct, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 20 April 1946, in Monroe, Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Monroe, Snohomish, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd Humbolt Swan
Martha Alice St Clair
May S. Swan
Fenno K Swan
Heber Victor Swan
Beatrix A. Swan
Bernice M. Swan

Spouse and Children



    May S. Swan


    Fenno K Swan


    Heber Victor Swan


    Beatrix A. Swan


    Bernice M. Swan


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander St. Clair


    Jane Bingamin




    Rachel A. St. Clair


    Ellen St Clair


    Nancy St Clair


    Catherine St Clair


    Lucinda St Clair


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · The Homestead Act

Age 3

The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 23

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the numerous places in France so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Jean ( see John ).2 Americanized form of French St . Jean .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha A St Clair in household of Alexandria St Clair, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alice Swann in household of John W Swann, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alice Swan in household of Loyd Swan, "United States Census, 1900"

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