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Josephina Carolina Swanson

Female 1904 - 1984  (80 years)


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  • Name Josephina Carolina Swanson 
    Born 31 Jan 1904  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1910  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1920  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1930  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1935  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died Mar 1984  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Oaklawn Cemetery, Hanover, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3254057861  Master Tree
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2012 

    Father Charles Swanson,   b. 16 Dec 1866, Vegeholm, Ängelholm, Skåne, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1944, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Clara Louise Bengtsdotter,   b. 8 Oct 1869, Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1949, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1891  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F539541138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kenneth J Allen,   b. Abt. 1906, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F16053352988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1904 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar 1984 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oaklawn Cemetery, Hanover, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S8029498572] Social Security Death Index.

    2. [S560402623] 1910 United States Census.

    3. [S560402624] 1920 United States Census.

    4. [S560402625] 1930 United States Census.

    5. [S16144775130] U.S. City Directories (Beta) [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    6. [S16144775131] Wilkes-Barre Independent, Newspaper, 16 Feb 1941.
      Mr. and Mrs. Charles Swanson of 553 North River Street, city, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Feb. 14. They celebrated by holding open-house at their home yesterday afternoon and evening for all their friends.

      Mr. and Mrs. Swanson came to Wilkes-Barre in 1888 from Sweden, their native home. They were married on Feb. 14, 1891, in this city. Mr. Swanson is well known by many residents of North Wilkes-Barre as the proprietor of a grocery store at North Main and Maple streets. They have been residents in the First ward of the city for 52 years. Up until recent months, Mr. Swanson had been employed at the Wilkes-Barre Lace Company. They have always been active in church work and have for over 50 years been members of the Trinity Lutheran Church, North Main street. All their children and grand-children were home to celebrate this occasion.

      A family dinner will be held today at noon at Hotel Sterling for the immediate family and friends. They have six children who are as follows: Edwin A., of Kingston; Ernest B., of New York; Carl, at home; Hilding, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Ralph Kahler, a home and Mrs. Kenneth Allen, of this city. There are also six grandchildren.

      The couple received many gifts, telegrams, cablegrams, and best wishes from their family and friends.