George Washington Swiggart

Male4 September 1853–27 March 1918

Brief Life History of George Washington

When George Washington Swiggart was born on 4 September 1853, in Milan, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington Swiggart, was 28 and his mother, Martha Mary Grimm, was 25. He married Susan Helen Doyle about 1874, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Whitman, Grant, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Grant, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 27 March 1918, in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hickman, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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George Washington Swiggart
Susan Helen Doyle
Marriage: about 1874
Ralph Norman Swiggart
Maggie Leora Swiggart
Grace Alnetta Swiggart
Edith Maud Swiggart
Walter Webster Swiggart
Ora M Swiggart
Raymond B. Swiggart

Sources (16)

  • George W Swigart in household of George W Swigart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Swiggart, "United States Census, 1910"
  • G. W. Swiggart in entry for Ralph N. Swiggart, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1874Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1855: Pierce, Nebraska Territory, United States 1856: Lancaster, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Lancaster, Nebraska, United States


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 19

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Perhaps an Americanized form of German Schweighardt , Zweigert (see Swigert ), or Sweigard .

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

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