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Re: Byron Swank and Flora E. Swank
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: November 19, 2007 at 13:36:18
In Reply to: Byron Swank and Flora E. Swank by donald swank of 639

Hello Donald,

I have no connection to this family. Saw your query and did some searching. This is what I have found:

1930 United States Federal Census
about Byan Swank
Name: Byan Swank
Home in 1930: Olive, Meigs, Ohio
Age: 64
Estimated birth year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Ohio
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Flora E
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Byan Swank 64, head, married at 26, b. Ohio, parents b. Ohio, merchant, general store
Flora E Swank 61, wife, married at 23, b. WVA, parents b. WVA
Ower V Swank 7, grandson, b. Ohio, parents b. WVA

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Olive, Meigs, Ohio; Roll: 1850; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 116.0.
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1920 United States Federal Census
about Dyan Swank
Name: Dyan Swank
Home in 1920: Olive, Meigs, Ohio
Age: 53 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1867
Birthplace: Ohio
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Flora
Father's Birth Place: Ohio
Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
Dyan Swank 53, head, b. Ohio, parents b. Ohio, merchant, general store
Flora Swank 50, wife, b. WVA, parents b. WVA
Ralph Swank 17, b. WVA
Effie Swank 13, b. WVA
Bessie Swank 12, b. WVA

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Olive, Meigs, Ohio; Roll: T625_1417; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 728
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1900 United States Federal Census
about Flora E Swank
Name: Flora E Swank
Home in 1900: Spencer, Roane, West Virginia
Age: 28
Estimated birth year: abt 1872
Birthplace: West Virginia
Relationship to head-of-house: Wife
Spouse's name: Breane
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Breane Swank 36, head, b. May 1864, married 7 yrs, b. WVA, farmer
Flora E Swank 28, wife, b. Feb. 1872, married 7 yrs, 3 children, 3 living, b. WVA, parents b. WVA
Ada M Swank 6, daughter, b. July 1893, WVA
John Swank 4, son, b. May, 1896, WVA
Harry Swank 2, son, b. July, 1897, WVA

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Spencer, Roane, West Virginia; Roll: T623 1772; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 103.
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West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900
about FLORA E. HICKMAN
Name: BYAN SWANK
Spouse: FLORA E. HICKMAN
Marriage Date: 10 Nov 1892
County: Roane
State: WV

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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Harry Swank
Name: Harry Swank
City: RFD #3, Long Bottom
County: Meigs
State: Ohio
Birthplace: West Virginia;United States of America
Birth Date: 6 Jun 1897, Spencer, WVA
Roll: 1832518
DraftBoard: 0

Father born Noble Co, Ohio, name Byon SWANK
name of nearest relative: Flora SWANK, Long Bottom, Ohio
medium tall, medium build, light blue hair, light brown hair, sight of right eye gone.
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This establishes where Byon SWANK was born. He was born in Ohio, not West Virginia.
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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about John W Swank
Name: John W Swank
City: Long Bottom
County: Meigs
State: Ohio
Birthplace: West Virginia;United States of America
Birth Date: 30 Oct 1895
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1832518

born Speed, WVA
farming, father Byon SWANK, Long Bottom, Ohio
medium tall, medium build,blue eyes, light brown hair
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From www.familysearch.org

Byan Swank
Male

Event(s):
Birth: 1865 , , Ohio

Parents:
Mother: Martha Ellen Staker

Information submitted
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from www.familysearch.org

Household Record 1880 United States Census

Search results

Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Jacob P. SWANK Self M Male W 46 OH Farmer PA WV
Ellen M. SWANK Wife M Female W 39 OH Keeping House PA PA
John W. SWANK Son S Male W 21 OH Laborer OH OH
Frank SWANK Son S Male W 16 OH OH OH
Byan SWANK Son S Male W 14 OH OH OH


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Source Information:
Census Place Sharon, Noble, Ohio
Family History Library Film 1255055
NA Film Number T9-1055
Page Number 200D

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1870 United States Federal Census
about Jacob P Swank
Name: Jacob P Swank
Estimated birth year: abt 1833
Age in 1870: 37
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1870: Sharon, Noble, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: $1600, $600 personal assets
Post Office: Caldwell

Jacob P. SWANK, head, farmer, b. Ohio
Martha E., 31, keeping house, b. Ohio
John W., 11, b. Ohio
Francis E., 7, male, b. Ohio
Bian, 5, b. Ohio

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Sharon, Noble, Ohio; Roll: M593_1252; Page: 216; Image: 433.
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from www.familysearch.org

IGI Individual Record FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0
North America
Search Results

Jacob P. Swank
Male

Event(s):
Birth: 1833 Sharon Twp, Noble, Ohio

Parents:
Father: Jacob Swank
Mother: Ruth Pickenpaugh

Marriages:
Spouse: Martha Ellen
Marriage: 1858
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Individual Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19

Search Results


Flora Elizabeth HICKMAN
Sex: F

Event(s)
Birth: 5 Jul 1868
<, Harrison, Wv>
Death: Dec 1934

Parents
Father: Wilson HICKMAN
Mother: Mary Elizabeth BENSON
Marriage(s)
Spouse: Byron SWANK

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You can find more about the wives at www.familysearch.org.

Hope this helps.

Regards,
Susan Nass
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