Janet Swallow

31 January 1935–16 January 2008 (Age 72)
Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Janet

When Janet Swallow was born on 31 January 1935, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, James Franklin Swallow, was 31 and her mother, LaPreal Bennett, was 28. She lived in Hyland, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 2007 and United States in 2008. She died on 16 January 2008, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Swallow
1903–1991
LaPreal Bennett
1906–1986
GayLa Swallow
1930–2007
Janet Swallow
1935–2008

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1938 · The DI is Opened To The Public

Age 3

Deseret Industries is a non-profit organization and a division of Welfare Services of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes a chain of retail thrift stores and work projects. Many of the items sold are second hand or never used. Such items include furniture, appliances, computers, and clothing. The DI also sells new furniture, much of it received directly from its own manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City. The DI provides job skill training for the physically, emotionally and socially challenged and seeks to place them into private sector employment.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire):1. from Middle English swal(e)we, swalu ‘swallow’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird, perhaps in swiftness and grace. 2. habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so called from the Swallow river on which it stands. The river name is probably ultimately akin to that of the bird, with some transferred meaning such as ‘swirling’ or ‘rushing’.

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

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Story Highlight

Fudge and Popcorn: A Staples Tradition

Almost every Sunday, Janet would make homemade fudge and popcorn for her family. She would work really hard on the fudge by stirring for a long period of time to make it very smooth. According to fa …

Sources (3)

  • Janet Swallow, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Janet Swallow in household of James Franklin Swallow, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Janet Swallow in household of J Franklin Swallow, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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