Henning Theo Sward

8 March 1886–6 July 1985 (Age 99)
Västra Harg, Östergötland, Sweden

The Life of Henning Theo

When Henning Theo Sward was born on 8 March 1886, in Västra Harg, Östergötland, Sweden, his father, Claus Theodore Sward, was 23 and his mother, Anna Charlotta Jacobson, was 24. He married Helga Alfrida Franseen on 16 May 1908, in Winnebago, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Berwyn, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 6 July 1985, in Napa, California, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Henning Theo Sward
1886–1985
Helga Alfrida Franseen
1886–
Marriage: 16 May 1908
Edith Dorothy Sward
1909–
Bernice Sward
1911–
Clifford Sward
1912–
Ernest Theodore Sward
1913–
Roger Sward
1925–

Spouse and Children

    Male1886–1985Male

    Helga Alfrida Franseen

    Female1886–Female

MARRIAGE
16 May 1908
Winnebago, Illinois, United States
children

(5)

    Edith Dorothy Sward

    Female1909–Female

    Bernice Sward

    Female1911–Female

    Clifford Sward

    Male1912–Male

    Ernest Theodore Sward

    Male1913–Male

    Roger Sward

    Male1925–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1886–1985Male

    Lydia Sophia Sward

    Female1888–1966Female

    Helva Sward

    Female1889–1979Female

    David William Sward

    Male1893–1986Male

    Female1894–1990Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897

Age 11

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.
1912

Age 26

Stockholm, Sweden hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Svärd or Swärd, a soldier's name or ornamental name from svärd ‘sword’.

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

Sources (3)

  • H T Sward, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henning Sward, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henning Sward, "United States Census, 1930"

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