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Pvt Leander Swift
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1847
Death: May 8, 1919

from FAG member Teresa:
Washington Death Certificate
Name:Leander Swift
Death Date:08 May 1919
Death Place:Orting, Pierce, Washington
Age at Death:72 years 4 months 3 days
Estimated Birth Year:1847
Father's Name:Swift
Mother's Name:Unknown

from Denise Ottoson:
Leander Swift
Residence was not listed; 18 years old.
Enlisted on 3/14/1862 at Carroll County, AR as a Private.
On 3/14/1862 he mustered into "K" Co. AR 1st Cavalry
(date and method of discharge not given)
Other Information:
born in Overton County, TN
died 5/8/1919 in Orting, WA
(Applied for a pension in 1890) 
Family links: 
  Martha Matilda Wilson Swift (1857 - 1917)*
  Leava Vinna Swift Smith (1897 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Jun 18, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5551721
Pvt Leander Swift
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Pvt Leander Swift
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Leander's second wife was Martha Matilda Wilson. They were married on May 10, 1896 in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (Okla.). They had two daughters, Leara and Leava. Martha died in 1917.
- Mary V. [Johnson] Edgar
 Added: Jul. 14, 2012
Leander Swift was born August 11, 1847 in Oak Hill, Overton, Tennessee. He died May 8, 1919 in Orting, Pierce, Washington. His wife was Minerva Adeline Kelley, they married June 30, 1866 in Greene Co., Missouri. They had 7 children, Ida, Mary Elmina, Je...(Read more)
- Kari Northup
 Added: Apr. 14, 2010

- Unioneer
 Added: Mar. 8, 2008

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