Grady Clem Swafford

27 April 1918–25 December 1985 (Age 67)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Grady Clem

When Grady Clem Swafford was born on 27 April 1918, in South Carolina, United States, his father, George W Swafford, was 37 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Roach, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Buelah Wilbanks. He lived in Walhalla, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Chattooga Township, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 25 December 1985, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Walhalla, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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Grady Clem Swafford
Buelah Wilbanks
Gary Clem Swafford

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin, probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Compare Swofford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clem Swafford in household of George Swafford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grady C Swafford in household of George Swafford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grady Swafford in entry for Bula Wilbanks Swafford, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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