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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Family Time Line

John Morgan Swift
1869–1955
Sarah Ann Norris
1878–1949
Roby Jacob Swift
1897–1918
Mary Swift
1903–1974
Rosa Swift
1907–
George Granville Swift
1909–1977
Zell A Swift
1913–1985
William Conley Swift
1915–1915
Edith Caroline Swift
1919–1989

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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.
1932
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.

Possible Related Names

Foody

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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