Individual Details

Sarah Ann Swain

(19 Mar 1838 - 21 Sep 1889)

Sarah Swain was born in Waukegan, Illinois on March 19, 1838, the 2nd child of Polly and Benjamin. Sarah's dad died in 1849, her older brother in 1850. Polly remarried and the family moved to Chickasaw County, Iowa. Sarah married William Gaines, they had a large family and farmed, ran a hotel and are in local newspapers, genealogy books and local history books so their lives are pretty well documented.

Events

Birth19 Mar 1838Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States
Census1850Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States
Marriage26 Aug 1854Chickasaw, Iowa, United States - William Newcomb Gaines
Census1856Bremer, Iowa, United States
Census1860Bremer, Iowa, United States
Census1870Jackson, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1880Jackson, Butler, Iowa, United States
Death21 Sep 1889Bremer, Iowa, United States
Burial24 Sep 1889Oakland Cemetery, Janesville, Bremer, Iowa, United States

Families

SpouseWilliam Newcomb Gaines (1825 - 1907)
ChildMary Ella Gaines (1855 - 1917)
ChildWilliam Henry Gaines (1856 - 1916)
ChildMajor A. Gaines (1862 - 1873)
ChildCharles Elbert Gaines (1864 - 1921)
ChildFlorence Louisa Gaines (1866 - 1948)
ChildJeannette Alice Gaines (1873 - 1949)
FatherBenjamin Paul Swain (1813 - 1847)
MotherPolly Ann Howard (1813 - 1858)
SiblingJohn Howard Swain (1836 - 1850)
SiblingMary Louisa Swain (1841 - 1905)
SiblingWilliam E. Swain (1845 - 1864)

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