Vada Swank

1898–1949 (Age 51)
Georgetown, Williamson, Texas, United States

The Life of Vada

When Vada Swank was born on 13 October 1898, in Georgetown, Williamson, Texas, United States, her father, Charles C Swank, was 23 and her mother, Mary Ann Poole, was 18. She married Ovid C Miller on 19 January 1918, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and El Monte Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 22 October 1949, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Vada Swank
Ovid C Miller
Marriage: 19 January 1918
Marjory Miller
Grace Emma Miller
Phillip Miller
Doris Irene Miller

Spouse & Children

19 January 1918
Los Angeles, California, United States


  • Marjory Miller


  • Grace Emma Miller


  • Phillip Miller


  • Doris Irene Miller


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1875–1949Male

  • Mary Ann Poole




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Vada Swank in household of Charles C Swank, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vada Miller in household of Ovid Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vada Miller in household of Ovid Miller, "United States Census, 1920"

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