Verda A Swank

1873–1950 (Age 76)
Jefferson Township, Richland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Verda A

When Verda A Swank was born on 10 October 1873, in Jefferson Township, Richland, Ohio, United States, her father, Christian Leedy Swank, was 24 and her mother, Mary Adaline Stelts, was 21. She married Marshall E Neer on 17 August 1890, in Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Richland, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Madison Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 18 August 1950, in Knox, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Zion Cemetery, Butler, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Verda A Swank
Marshall E Neer
Marriage: 17 August 1890
Pearl G Neer
Glenn Lloyd Neer
Ruth Neer
Karl S Neer

Spouse & Children

  • Female1873–1950Female

  • Marshall E Neer


17 August 1890
Richland, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Christian Leedy Swank


  • Female1851–1943Female



  • Female1870–1944Female

  • Elmer Elias Swank


  • Female1873–1950Female

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Verda Rusk in household of Charles C Rusk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Verda Neer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Verda Rusk in household of Charles Rusk, "United States Census, 1930"

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