Violet Swank

1911–1994 (Age 83)
Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, United States

The Life of Violet

When Violet Swank was born on 4 January 1911, in Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, United States, her father, William Jefferson Swank, was 42 and her mother, Anne Barkley Tira Stewart, was 25. She lived in Deer Lodge, Powell, Montana, United States in 1920. She died on 27 May 1994, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

William Jefferson Swank
Anne Barkley Tira Stewart
Violet Swank
Douglas Hedley Swank

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 8

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins

Age 22

Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Violet M Swank in household of William J Swank, "United States Census, 1920"

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