William Joseph Swisher

28 June 1893–29 November 1964 (Age 71)
Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of William Joseph

When William Joseph Swisher was born on 28 June 1893, in Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States, his father, Isaac Newton Swisher, was 31 and his mother, Mary Frances Goodwin, was 23. He married Grace Belle Dingman on 12 March 1919, in Mills, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pacific Junction, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 29 November 1964, in Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States.

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William Joseph Swisher
Grace Belle Dingman
Marriage: 12 March 1919
Helen Marie Swisher
Dorothy Henderson
Wava Virginia Swisher
Edith Arlene Swisher
Dale Leroy Swisher
Ruth E Swisher
Robert Keith Swisher
Violet Leona Swisher

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 5
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 19
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schweitzer ‘Swiss’.

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

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Sources (22)

  • William J Swisher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie Swisher in household of Iaac Swisher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Willie Swisher in household of Isaac N Swisher, "United States Census, 1910"

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