Owen Truman Swallow

2 September 1904–8 November 1964 (Age 60)
Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Owen Truman

When Owen Truman Swallow was born on 2 September 1904, in Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Swallow, was 38 and his mother, Isabella Dearden, was 31. He married Ruby Gustaveson on 3 February 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 8 November 1964, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Owen Truman Swallow
1904–1964
Ruby Gustaveson
1905–2004
Marriage: 3 February 1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 February 1928
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1920

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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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Sources (3)

  • Truman Swallow, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Owen Truman Swallow, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Owen Truman Swallow, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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