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Edwin Albert Swanson

Male 1891 - 1956  (65 years)


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  • Name Edwin Albert Swanson 
    Born 10 Apr 1891  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1900  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1910  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 05 Jun 1917  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1920  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1930  Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 27 Apr 1942  Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 4 Sep 1956  Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I601063041  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  [7
    Family ID F539541138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Louise Nygren,   b. 24 Sep 1892, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1962, Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1918  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Baby Swanson,   b. 7 Apr 1919, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1919, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Clara Louise Swanson,   b. 8 Jun 1920, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1994, Lyman, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +3. Jean Marion Swanson,   b. 19 Oct 1922, Forty Fort, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 2009, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +4. Edwin Albert Swanson, Jr.,   b. 12 Nov 1925, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 2010, Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +5. Nancy Carolyn Swanson
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F539541137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1891 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - 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 - 05 Jun 1917 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jun 1918 - 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 - Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 27 Apr 1942 - Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Sep 1956 - Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S560402473] 1900 United States Census.

    2. [S560402623] 1910 United States Census.

    3. [S4791290818] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

    4. [S560402624] 1920 United States Census.

    5. [S560402625] 1930 United States Census.

    6. [S8072384371] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 , National Archives and Records Administration, (The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    7. [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.