|Birth: ||Sep., 1857|
History of the Swander Family
Tiffin, Ohio: T.S. Falkner and H.D. Pittenger, 1899, p. 49
Mary E., second child of Joseph and Christena Swander, was born March 5, 1840. In 1856** she married to Theron Brooks, of Clinton Township, Seneca County, Ohio. She departed this life in September, 1878, and was laid to rest in Rock Creek Cemetery, two miles south of Swander's Station, Seneca County, Ohio. She left an only child, a daughter, Eva, who was born in September, 1857, and who married W. D. Lapham, with whom she lives in happy wedlock, on the farm near Swander's Station, left her by her father, who died September 13, 1891, and was buried by the side of his wife. Eva is of a cheerful dispostion, and noted for that constitutional candor so characteristic of the Swander family.
**note: an unverified source gives the date of marriage as 20 Feb 1856.
Theron Brooks (1829 - 1891)
Mary Swander Brooks (1840 - 1878)
William D Lapham (1858 - 1916)
Rock Creek Cemetery
Plot: Section 3 Row 6 Grave 9
Created by: Mary Martin
Record added: Apr 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35830604