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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Joseph Crele Swan
Elizabeth Evans
Capt John Swan
Dudley Swan
Dudley Swan
Elizabeth Swan
John Swan
James Swan
Caleb Swan
William Swan
Abigail Swan
William David Swan
Hannah Swan
Greely Swan

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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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