Harriet A Swick

Brief Life History of Harriet A

When Harriet A Swick was born in 1853, in Livingston, New York, United States, her father, Rev. Benjamin Ross Swick, was 45 and her mother, Harriet A Beckwith, was 36. She lived in Ogden, Monroe, New York, United States in 1865 and New York, United States in 1870. She died on 10 January 1929, in Ulysses, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Interlaken, Covert, Seneca, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Benjamin Ross Swick
1808–1870
Harriet A Beckwith
1817–1884
Harriet A Swick
1853–1929
Frances S. Swick
1858–1918
Louisa Monaca Swick
1859–1942

Sources (5)

  • Harriet A Swick in household of Benjamin Swick, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Harriet Swick, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Harriet Swick in household of Benjamin Swick, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a weak or malleable person, from Middle Dutch swike, swick ‘one who yields’, from swiken ‘to yield or give way’.

Dutch: from a pet form of the ancient Germanic personal name Swidger (see Schweickert ).

Altered form of German Zwick .

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

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