Howard Swain
(1813-1896)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charlotte Hayward Martin Banks

Howard Swain 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 20 Jan 1813, Buckingham Township, Bucks, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Charlotte Hayward Martin Banks on 12 Jun 1837 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 1
  • Died: 6 Mar 1896, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD at age 83 2 5 6
  • Buried: 8 Mar 1896, Baltimore: Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, MD 2 5 7

   FamilySearch ID: LHQP-CX6.

  Burial Notes:

Section A Lot 49

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 8 The 1850 census recorded Howard Swaim [sic: handwriting looks like M not N), lumber merchant, 37, living with wife Charlot, 30; George, 12; Ervina, 8; Charlot, 6; Harriet, 4; and Howard, 1. Everyone was born in Maryland. Howard Sr. was born in Pennsylvania, his wife in Virginia, and the children in Maryland.

2. Census in 1860 in Ellicott Hills, Howard, MD. 3 Howard Swain, lumber merchant, 49, was living with wife Charlott, 39; Lavinia, 18; Charlotte, 16; Harriet W., 14; Howard, 12; Mary E., 10; Elmyra, 8; Edward, 5; and William E., 2. Howard was born in Pennsylvania, his wife in Virginia, and the children in Maryland.

3. Occupation: Swain & Banks lumber (H. Swain, Wm. E. Banks) in 1875 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 9

4. Residence: Swain, Howard Sr., 173 N. Republican, Baltimore, MD in 1875 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 9

5. Obituary: Baltimore Sun: obituary of Howard Swain on 7 Mar 1896 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 10 Mr. Howard Swain, for many years a member of the lumber firm of Swain & Banks, which was formerly located at the corner of President and Aliceanna streets, died yesterday from pneumonia at his home, 542 North Carrollton avenue, in the eighty-fourth year or his age. He was born in Bucks county, Pennsylvania. When a young man he removed to Ellicott City, and for many years was in the lumber business there. A branch office was opened in Baltimore about fifty years ago, and ultimately the entire business was removed to Baltimore. Mr. Swain before his retirement was an active member of the Lumber Exchange. A widow, three sons and a daughter survive him.


Howard married Charlotte Hayward Martin Banks on 12 Jun 1837 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.1 (Charlotte Hayward Martin Banks was born in 1820 in , Essex, VA,3 11 12 died on 27 May 1867 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 12 13 and was buried on 29 May 1867 in Baltimore: Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, MD 12 13.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F4JB-74N Howard Swain and Charlotte M. Banks, 12 Jun 1837.

2 FamilySearch.org, Maryland, Deaths and Burials, 1877-1992, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F4NC-Q24 Howard Swain, burial 24 Oct 1903; citing reference P320 Ln 257, FHL microfilm 2070862.

3 1860 United States Census, Maryland, Howard County, Ellicott Mills, Series: M653 Roll: 477 Page: 728.

4 Banks DNA Project (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rayhbanksjr), ID: I82913 Name: Howard Swain.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/202710636.

6 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 24 Oct 1930, page 4. Obituary of Howard Swain.

7 FamilySearch.org, Maryland, Baltimore, Loudon Park Cemetery, Cemetery Records, 1853-1986, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QRF7-V93Z Howard Swain, 6 Mar 1896.

8 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD4Q-F15 Howard Swaim, Baltimore county, part of, Baltimore, Maryland, United States; citing family 1781.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1875 Baltimore City Directory, page 583, image 300 of 473.

10 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 7 Mar 1896, page 6. Obituary of Howard Swain.

11 Banks DNA Project (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rayhbanksjr), ID: I82912. Name: Charlotte H. Martin Banks b.aft.1816.

12 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 29 May 1867, page 2. Obituary of Charlotte H. Swain.

13 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/202712009.



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