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Charles Swanson

Male 1866 - 1944  (77 years)


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  • Name Charles Swanson 
    Nickname Carl, Chas 
    Born 16 Dec 1866  Vegeholm, Ängelholm, Skåne, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1890  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    37 Kulp Avenue 
    Naturalization 10 Dec 1894  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1900  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1910  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Residence 1920  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1930  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1940  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 27 Nov 1944  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Holenback Cemetery, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I601063043  Master Tree
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2012 

    Father Sven Olsson,   b. 11 Jan 1832, Utvälinge, Välinge, Helsingborg, Skåne, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1880, Vegeholm, Ängelholm, Skåne, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Kjerstin Persdotter,   b. 23 Aug 1831, Utvälinge, Välinge, Helsingborg, Skåne, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1911, Vegeholm, Ängelholm, Skåne, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1860 
    Family ID F539541139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [8
    Children 
    +1. Edwin Albert Swanson,   b. 10 Apr 1891, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1956, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Ernest Sigfried Swanson,   b. 28 Nov 1892, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1979, Hastings On Hudson, Westchester, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Gertrude Christina Swanson,   b. 20 Jan 1895, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1960  (Age 65 years)
     4. Carl Rudolph Swanson,   b. 29 Jan 1900, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1972  (Age 72 years)
     5. Josephina Carolina Swanson,   b. 31 Jan 1904, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1984, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Hilding Augustine Swanson,   b. 7 Mar 1907, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1984, Mountain Top, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. John Clarence Swanson,   b. 12 May 1910, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1923, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F539541138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1866 - Vegeholm, Ängelholm, Skåne, Sweden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    37 Kulp Avenue - 1890 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1891 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 10 Dec 1894 - 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 - 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 - 1940 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Nov 1944 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Holenback Cemetery, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1900 US Census immigration year 1888

  • Sources 
    1. [S8072066257] Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Directories, 1889-1892 , J. E. Williams.

    2. [S560402473] 1900 United States Census.

    3. [S560402623] 1910 United States Census.

    4. [S8072066256] Pennsylvania 1910 Miracode Index, Pennsylvania Miracode. Washington, D.C., (National Archives and Records Administration).

    5. [S560402624] 1920 United States Census.

    6. [S560402625] 1930 United States Census.

    7. [S16144775132] 1940 US Census.

    8. [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.