Isabel Amelia Swalwell

23 June 1893–25 April 1989 (Age 95)
Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States

The Life Summary of Isabel Amelia

When Isabel Amelia Swalwell was born on 23 June 1893, in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States, her father, Wellington Anthony Swalwell, was 30 and her mother, Theressa Evoy, was 20. She married Melvin Voltaire Norman on 22 September 1915, in Snohomish, Washington, United States. She lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 427 Capitol Hill, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 25 April 1989, in Lake Oswego, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 95.

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Melvin Voltaire Norman
Isabel Amelia Swalwell
Marriage: 22 September 1915

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1915Snohomish, Washington, United States
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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.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 25
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English (Durham): habitational name from Swalwell in Whickham (Durham), probably from Old English swalwe ‘swallow’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’.

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

    Sources (14)

    • Isabel Amelia Swalwell, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
    • Isabel Suallwell in household of W A Suallwell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Isabelle Swalwell, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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