Charles Arthur Swan

Male1888–14 July 1958

Brief Life History of Charles Arthur

Charles Arthur Swan was born in 1888, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States. He married Anna Belle McLaughlin on 9 September 1913, in Oswego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Minetto, Oswego, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 July 1958, in Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Rural Cemetery, Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States.

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Charles Arthur Swan
Anna Belle McLaughlin
Marriage: 9 September 1913
Charles Swan
Lillian K Swan
Mable Rose Swan
Robert L Swan
Anna Elizabeth Swan

Sources (7)

  • Charles A Swan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charley A Swan, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Charles A Swan, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1913Oswego, New York, United States
  • Children (5)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    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.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 2

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 19

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    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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