Samuel Swain

3 March 1885–June 1969 (Age 84)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Swain was born on 3 March 1885, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Swain, was 35 and his mother, Annie Howard, was 29. He married Annie Sneath in September 1925. He died in June 1969, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Samuel Swain
Annie Sneath
Marriage: September 1925

Spouse and Children


    Annie Sneath


September 1925
Ashton, Lancashire, Cheshire

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Swain


    Annie Howard




World Events (3)


Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 29

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1939 · Operation Pied Piper Began

Age 54

On September 1, 1939, Operation Pied Piper started in Manchester. In an attempt to keep children safe from air raids during WWII, millions of children were removed from their homes and placed with otehr people in the countryside for their safety.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English: occupational name for a servant or attendant, from the Middle English word swein ‘servant’ or Old Norse sveinn ‘boy’, ‘servant’. In Old Norse this word is also found as a personal name in the form Sveinn; so in some cases the origin may be patronymic.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McSwain .

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1901 England Census
  • 1891 England Census
  • England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915

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