Joseph Swift

1865–1934 (Age 69)
Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Swift was born in 1865, in Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas William Swift, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ann Gooch, was 29. He married Mary Ann Scaum in 1894, in Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Potter Newton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1934, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Swift
1865–1934
Mary Ann Scaum
1868–
Marriage: 1894
Elizabeth Healous Swift
1895–1978
George Scaum Swift
1897–1967
Joseph Swift
1899–
James Howard Swift
1908–1973
Thomas William Swift
1910–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1894
Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 15

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 43

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Joseph Swift in household of Thomas W Swift, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Swift in household of Mary Ann Swift, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Joseph Swift in household of Thos Wm Swift, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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