Indiana McCaslins

Thomas A Swan1851

Name
Thomas A Swan
Birth December 1851 25 20
Birth of a sisterNancy J Swan
about 1853 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a sisterCharlotte Swan
about 1855 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterKezziah Swan
about 1858 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam L Swan
about 1859 (Age 7 years)
Census 1860 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherHoward Swan
about 1862 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Swan
about 1865 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel L Swan
about 1867 (Age 15 years)
Census 1870 (Age 18 years)
Census 1880 (Age 28 years)
MarriageMartha Isobel (Mattie) SnodgrassView this family
January 23, 1883 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Lena Swan
June 1885 (Age 33 years)
Death of a childUnknown Swan
before 1900 (Age 48 years)

Death of a childUnknown Swan
before 1900 (Age 48 years)

Census 1900 (Age 48 years)
Census 1905 (Age 53 years)
Death of a daughterLena Swan
before 1910 (Age 58 years)

Note: Missing from the 1910 US Federal Census
Census 1910 (Age 58 years)
Census 1920 (Age 68 years)
Census 1930 (Age 78 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
himself
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
-8 years
younger sister
Family with Martha Isobel (Mattie) Snodgrass - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 23, 1883, Jefferson, Indiana
child
child
daughter

Shared note
In the 1860 US Federal Census for Washington, Clark, Indiana, 34-year-old Indiana-born postmaster John Swan owns $1,500 worth of real estate and $1,000 worth of personal property. He and his 30-year-old Indiana-born wife Sarah J [maiden name unknown] Swan have in their household their Indiana-born children 8-year-old Thomas A, 6-year-old Nancy J, 4-year-old Charlotte and 2-year-old Kezziah. Thomas and Nancy have attended school in the past year. In the 1870 US Federal Census for Washington, Clark, Indiana, 44-year-old Indiana-born retail merchant John Swan owns $1,000 worth of real estate and $4,000 worth of personal property. He and his 40-year-old Indiana-born wife Sarah J [maiden name unknown] have in their household their Indiana-born children, 19-year-old farm worker Thomas A, 17-year-old Nancy J, 15-year-old Charlott [sic], 11-year-old William, 8-year-old Howard, 5-year-old George, and 3-year-old Samuel L. Thomas, Nancy, Charlotte, William and Howard have attended school in the past year. John is a male citizen over 21 years of age. In the 1880 US Federal Census for Rock Creek Butler, Kansas, 28-year-old Indiana-born farmer Thomas A Swan is head of a household that includes his 22-year-old Indiana-born sister Charlotte Swan and his 19-year-old Indiana-born brother William L Swan. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana. In the 1900 US Federal Census for Miami, Miami, Kansas, 48-year-old Indiana-born farmer Thomas and his 44-year-old Indiana-born wife Mattie I [Martha Isobel Snodgrass] Swan have been married 17 years and have had three children, one is living. This living child is 14-year-old Kansas-born Lena M who has attended school six months of the past year. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana [sic]. Everyone can read, write and speak English. Thomas is farming land he rents. In the 1905 Kansas State Census Census for Jerome, Gove, Kansas, 45-year-old Indiana-born farmer J A [John A] Snodgrass owns the land he is farming, free of mortgage. He has in his household his 53-year-old Indiana-born brother-in-law T.A. [Thomas A] Swan, his sister 50-year-old Indiana-born Mrs. M.I. [Martha Isobel] Swan, their 18-year-old Kansas-born daughter Lena Swan and Thomas Swan's mother 74-year-old Indiana-born S.J. Swan. The adults came to Kansas from Indiana, whereas Lena was born there. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Jerome, Gove, Kansas, 58-year-old Indiana-born farmer Thomas A and his 55-year-old Indiana-born wife Martha I [Snodgrass] Swan have been married 27 years and have had three children, none are living. In their household is Martha's brother, 52-year-old Indiana-born stock buyer (cattle) John A Snodgrass. John is now recorded as "single", in contrast to the 1900 US Federal Census where he was recorded as a widower. Thomas is renting the land he farms, probably from John who is recorded as the owner in the 1905 Kansas State Census. Everyone can read, write and speak English. Thomas' parents were born in Indiana, wheras Martha and John's father was born in Indiana and their mother in Pennsylvania. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Dayton, Cass, Missouri, 52-year-old Indiana-born farmer Samuel L and his wife 53-year-old Indiana-born Clara [maiden name unknown] Swan have in their household Samuel's brother 68-year-old Indiana-born farmer Thomas A Swan and Thomas' 63-year-old Indiana-born wife Martha I [Snodgrass] Swan. Samuel and Thomas are farming land that Samuel rents. Samuel's, Thomas' and Martha's parents were born in Indiana. Clara's parents were born in Virginia. Everyone can read, write and speak English. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Brownell, Waring, Ness, Kansas, 83-year-old Indiana-born widow Lydia [Eliza (Lida) Ann Gray] Snodgrass was 20 when she married. She owns the house she lives in worth $3,500. She does not have a radio. Her father was born in Ireland and her mother in the United States. Living next door are 78-year-old Indiana-born Thomas A and 75-year-old Mattie L [Martha Isobel Snodgrass] Swan. Martha is the sister of Eliza's husband Hugh Collins Snodgrass. Thomas and Martha married when he was 31-years old and she was 28-years old. They are living in a house that Thomas owns, worth $3,000. Thomas' parents were born in the United States. Martha's father was born in Pennsylvania [sic] and her mother in Virginia [sic]. Everyone can read, write and speak English. No one has a job.