John Merson Swanson

1903–1964 (Age 61)
Windsor, Victoria, Australia

The Life of John Merson

John Merson Swanson was born in 1903 as the son of John William Swanson and Elizabeth Merson. He married Valerie Hetta Margaret Spear in 1940. He died in 1964, in Windsor, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

John Merson Swanson
1903–1964
Valerie Hetta Margaret Spear
1903–1969
Marriage: 1940

Spouse and Children

    Male1903–1964Male

    Valerie Hetta Margaret Spear

    Female1903–1969Female

MARRIAGE
1940

Parents and Siblings

    John William Swanson

    MaleMale

    Elizabeth Merson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1911

Age 8

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.
1914

Age 11

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
1918

Age 15

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Swedish Svensson or Danish and Norwegian Svensen ( see Svendsen ).2 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Swan .

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

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