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Rebecca Jane Shannon Swank
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1857
Le Claire
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1931
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Port Byron Globe, Thursday, February 26, 1931

Mrs. Rebecca Swank, of Rock Island passed away Monday morning at St. Anthony Hospital following a stroke. She was 73 years old.

She was born in Le Claire, Iowa, on September 1, 1857, her maiden name was Rebecca Shannon. She was a member of the Rock Island Centenary M. E. Church; and the Eastern Star Lodge of Coal Valley.

November 7, 1872 she was married to John C. Swank in Zuma township. He passed away in September, 1910.

She leaves the following daughters and sons: Harry, Samuel, Mrs. Chas. Meehan, all of Rock Island; Mrs. Wm. Luchman, Mrs. Milton Babcock of Moline; Mrs. Harry Long of Coal Valley; David of Turtle Lake, Wis.; Frank of Chicago. She leaves two sisters and one brother: Mrs. Clara Farlie of Cambridge; Mrs. Jas. Williams of Albia, Iowa; James Shannon of Silvis. She leaves thirty grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren.

Funeral was held from the Knox funeral home in Moline and burial was made in the Rose Hill cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Shannon (1831 - 1909)
  Jane Fleming Shannon (1831 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  John Clevenger Swank (1844 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Laura E Swank Long (1873 - 1951)*
  John Lemuel Swank (1875 - 1928)*
  William James Swank (1877 - 1881)*
  Frank E Swank (1882 - 1963)*
  David M Swank (1884 - 1969)*
  Martha Mae "Mattie" Swank Meehan (1886 - 1967)*
  Benjamin Harrison Swank (1888 - 1947)*
  Mary Jane Swank Luchman (1890 - 1978)*
  Clara Matilda Swank Babcock (1892 - 1948)*
  Joseph Samuel Swank (1894 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rebecca Jane Shannon Swank (1857 - 1931)
  Matilda Shannon Evers (1859 - 1926)*
  Clara Shannon Fairlie (1861 - 1946)*
  James Shannon (1863 - 1946)*
  Minnie Shannon Williams (1866 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Carol (Schlueter) Long
Record added: Feb 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24681866
Rebecca Jane <i>Shannon</i> Swank
Added by: Carol (Schlueter) Long
 
Rebecca Jane <i>Shannon</i> Swank
Added by: Carol (Schlueter) Long
 
Rebecca Jane <i>Shannon</i> Swank
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