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SWANT, Edward Henry 1877-1968


Posted By: Betty Silvia (email)
Date: 6/6/2017 at 22:05:18

Edward Swant was born in Floyd County, Iowa, to parents Ludwig A. Swant (1949-1936) and Albertina Otto (1849-1927). Edward had six siblings; they are:

August C. Swant (1873-1968)
William Frank Swant (1875-1958)
Charles Herman Swant (1879-1962)
Lewis Fred Swant (1882-1969)
Mary A. Swant (1884-1968)
Amos Henry Swant (1888-1947)

Edward married Bertha May Ackley (1875-1920) on 20 Jun 1906 in Marble Rock, Iowa. Edward and Bertha lived in Union, Iowa, and were often in the Marble Rock Journal newspaper for their auto trips, entertaining and social activities. They had no children.

Edward suffered a tragic loss when his wife Bertha died suddenly of appendicitis at age 45 on April 5, 1920, in Waterloo, Iowa. The whole community mourned her loss.

Edward moved to Arizona, and married his second wife, Ruby Polly James (1895-1978) on February 2, 1924. They lived in Arizona for several years.

In 1951 Edward and Polly have residence in Daytona Beach, Florida where they lived until Edward died. He died on April 13, 1968 and is buried in Daytona Memorial Park, Daytona Beach, Florida.

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