Zell A Swift

1 October 1913–20 December 1985 (Age 72)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Zell A

When Zell A Swift was born on 1 October 1913, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Morgan Swift, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Ann Norris, was 35. She lived in Cove Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 December 1985, in Mountain City, Johnson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72.

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John Morgan Swift
Sarah Ann Norris
Roby Jacob Swift
Mary Swift
Rosa Swift
George Granville Swift
Zell A Swift
William Conley Swift
Edith Caroline Swift

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 3
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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established
Age 5
Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
Age 19
Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a rapid runner, from Middle English swift ‘fleet’.2 Irish: Anglicization (part translation) of Gaelic Ó Fuada ( see Foody ).3 Americanized form of some likesounding Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zell Swift in household of John Swift, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zell Swift in household of John M Swift, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Zell Swift in household of John M Swift, "United States Census, 1940"

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