Anne Swallow

7 September 1710–
Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anne

When Anne Swallow was born on 7 September 1710, in Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Swallow, was 36 and her mother, Mrs. Mary Swallow, was 30.

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Francis Swallow
Mrs. Mary Swallow
Richard Swallow
John Swallow
Thomas Swallow
Francis Swallow
William Swallow
Anne Swallow

Parents and Siblings



    Richard Swallow


    John Swallow


    Francis Swallow


    William Swallow



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World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 91

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 105

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire):1. from Middle English swal(e)we, swalu ‘swallow’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird, perhaps in swiftness and grace. 2. habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so called from the Swallow river on which it stands. The river name is probably ultimately akin to that of the bird, with some transferred meaning such as ‘swirling’ or ‘rushing’.

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

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  • Anne Swallow, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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