Gov. Thomas Swann

Male 1809 - 1883  (74 years)


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  • Name Gov. Thomas Swann  [1
    Title Gov. 
    Born 2 Feb 1809  Alexandria, Fairfax, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1850  [5
    President, B&O Railroad 
    Residence 1850  Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1870  [2
    U.S. Congressman 
    Residence 1870  Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1880  Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Elected 37th Governor of Maryland 
    Burial 1883  Green Mount Cem, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1883  Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 24 Jul 1883  [4
    Notes 
    • Thomas Swann was Mayor of Baltimore from 1856-1860 and had been President of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad from 1848-1853. He became the 37th Governor of the State of Maryland on 10 Jan 1866. On the 1870 census his estate was valued at $1 million with another $400,000 in real estate.
    Person ID I1386  mytree
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 

    Family Elizabeth Gilmor Sherlock,   b. Abt 1820, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1834 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Swann, Jr.,   b. 9 Apr 1835, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1866, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    +2. Louisa Swann,   b. 17 Jun 1838, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1865, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     3. Jane B. Swann,   b. Abt 1839, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Swann,   b. Abt 1843, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Mary Mercer Swann,   b. 15 May 1845, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1931, New York, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F648  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1809 - Alexandria, Fairfax, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Washington, District of Columbia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1883 - Green Mount Cem, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1883 - Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1870 US Census - Baltimore, MD - Ward 10 (p256).jpg
    1870 US Census - Baltimore, MD - Ward 10 (p256).jpg
    1880 US Census - Washington, District of Columbia - District 46 (p59C).jpg
    1880 US Census - Washington, District of Columbia - District 46 (p59C).jpg
    1850 US Census - Baltimore, MD - Ward 11 (p153A).jpg
    1850 US Census - Baltimore, MD - Ward 11 (p153A).jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S139] The Story of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Edward Hungerford, (Name: G. P. Putnam's Sons New York - London The Knickerbocker Press 1928, Vol. I and II.;), Vol. I.

    2. [S187] 1870 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 10, Baltimore, Maryland; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: ..
      Thomas Swann
      Elizabeth
      Ferdinand C. Latrobe

    3. [S193] 1880 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, District of Columbia; Roll: 123; Family History Film: 1254123; Page: 59C; Enumeration District: 046; Image: 0119..
      Thos. Swann,
      Thos.

    4. [S319] Web: Maryland, Find A Grave Index, 1788-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi: accessed 7 February 2012.Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi;), Database online..
      Record for Thomas Swann

    5. [S189] 1850 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 11, Baltimore, Maryland; Roll: M432_284; Page: 153A; Image: ..
      Thos Swann
      Elizabeth G.
      Thomas
      Louisa
      Jane B.
      Elizabeth
      Mary M.


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