William Swan

28 April 1784–7 June 1785 (Age 1)
Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of William

When William Swan was born on 28 April 1784, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Joseph Crele Swan, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Evans, was 30. He died on 7 June 1785, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Crele Swan
1748–1816
Elizabeth Evans
1753–1846
Capt John Swan
1772–1815
Dudley Swan
1774–1828
Dudley Swan
1783–
Elizabeth Swan
1789–
John Swan
1791–
James Swan
1777–1864
Caleb Swan
1780–
William Swan
1784–1785
Abigail Swan
1787–1861
William David Swan
1790–1867
Hannah Swan
1793–1881
Greely Swan
1795–1797

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Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from Middle English swan ‘swan’, hence a nickname for a person noted for purity or excellence (which were taken to be attributes of the swan), or resembling a swan in some other way. This was also an Old Norse and Old English personal name, from which the surname may be derived. In some cases it may be a habitational name for someone who lived at a house with the sign of a swan.2 variant of English Swain .3 Americanized form of German Schwan .

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  • William Swan, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • William Swan, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • William Swan, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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