Sterling T. Swift

12 October 1871–28 January 1932 (Age 60)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Sterling T.

When Sterling T. Swift was born on 12 October 1871, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Marcellus Montgomery Swift, was 37 and his mother, Lucinda Caroline Stewart, was 46. He lived in Big Creek Township, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Middle Township, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died on 28 January 1932, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lavaca, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcellus Montgomery Swift
Lucinda Caroline Stewart
Larkin L. Swift
Angeline Swift
Sarah Swift
Albert L. Swift
Caroline Swift
Boling Swift
Sterling T. Swift
Hardenia Jane Swift

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1881: Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 17

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a rapid runner, from Middle English swift ‘fleet’.2 Irish: Anglicization (part translation) of Gaelic Ó Fuada ( see Foody ).3 Americanized form of some likesounding Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Starling T Swift in household of Marsellus M Swift, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Starlin Swift in household of M M Swift, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Starling Swift, "Find A Grave Index"

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