Anton Joseph Swoboda

October 1893–4 May 1953 (Age 59)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Anton Joseph

When Anton Joseph Swoboda was born in October 1893, in Nebraska, United States, his father, John Svoboda, was 27 and his mother, Anna Koza, was 33. He lived in Stanton Township, Colfax, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 May 1953, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 59.

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John Svoboda
Anna Koza
Richard George Swoboda
Anna Swoboda
Anton Joseph Swoboda
Ida Marie Swoboda
Alice R Swoboda
John Adam Swoboda
Josephine Doris Swoboda

Parents and Siblings


    Anna Koza




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 4

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Polish: from swoboda ‘freedom’, a technical term in the feudal system for a freeman, i.e. a peasant farmer as opposed to a serf. The name in this form is also found in German-speaking countries, as a German form of both the Polish name and Czech Svoboda .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Antone Swoboda in household of John Swoboda, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anton J Swoboda in household of John Swoboda, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anton J Swoboda, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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