Pearl Swan

Female21 May 1888–1955

Brief Life History of Pearl

When Pearl Swan was born on 21 May 1888, in Flos Township, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Joshua Swan, was 40 and her mother, Mary Ann Clute, was 37. She married James Edward Crampton on 11 February 1920, in Fergusonvale, Springwater, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1888 and Simcoe, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1955, at the age of 67, and was buried in Saint John's Anglican Cemetery, Innisville, Drummond North Elmsley, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Crampton
1886–1946
Pearl Swan
1888–1955
Marriage: 11 February 1920
Alfred J Crampton
1920–1987
David Crampton

Sources (7)

  • Peral Swann in household of Mary Swann, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Peral Swan, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Pearl Swan, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1920Fergusonvale, Springwater, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (4)

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 18

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

    Age 46

    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

    Age 55

    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English swon(e), northern Middle English swan(e) ‘swineherd; peasant; male servant’ (Old English swān). Compare Swain 2, with which this name was thoroughly confused.

    English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English swan, swon ‘swan’. In the Middle Ages, the swan was taken as a symbol of false pride, and, according to Chaucer, jealousy. Compare Kite , Nightingale , and Pye .

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Swan, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Sveinn. Compare Swain 1.

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

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