Elliot London Swecker

13 April 1915–24 August 1986 (Age 71)
Valley Head, Randolph, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elliot London

When Elliot London Swecker was born on 13 April 1915, in Valley Head, Randolph, Virginia, United States, his father, Adam Swecker, was 32 and his mother, Minerva Blaine Simmons, was 17. He married Clara Mae Rollyson on 25 June 1935. He lived in Mingo, Randolph, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Mingo Magisterial District, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 24 August 1986, in Beverly, Randolph, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Old Brick Church Cemetery, Huttonsville, Randolph, West Virginia, United States.

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Elliot London Swecker
Clara Mae Rollyson
Marriage: 25 June 1935

Spouse and Children

25 June 1935

Parents and Siblings



    Mona A. Swecker



    Violet E Swecker


    Viola M Swecker


    Rella Leila Swecker


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 2

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of southern German Zwecker, an occupational name for a nail maker, from Middle High German zweck ‘tack’, ‘nail’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elliott Swecker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sllet L Swecker in household of Adam Swecker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elliott L Swecker in household of Adam D Swecker, "United States Census, 1920"

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