John H Swank

Male6 October 1884–11 March 1944

Brief Life History of John H

When John H Swank was born on 6 October 1884, in Shamokin Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Stephen Henry Swank, was 28 and his mother, Ida May Persing, was 22. He married Flora E. "Florry" Ross on 6 April 1907, in Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 11 March 1944, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Jacobs Church Cemetery, Shamrock, Ralpho Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John H Swank
Gertrude May Shaffer
Marriage: 24 November 1937

Sources (6)

  • John Swank in household of Gertrude Messinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Swank, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • John H Swank, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    24 November 1937Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 2

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 16

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

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

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