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Richard Swanton and Mary Ann Steele Swanton, my great grandparents, lived in Victoria, Ontario Canada around the turn of the century, 1901. I am wondering if they were immigrants from Great Britain or they were Canadian born. and also if my grandmother, M

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I seem to always get stuck when I go back to 1900 or earlier. It is difficult to pull up any records. I am very new to this.

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on 2012-11-19 16:38:39

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by Hillbilly123 on 2012-11-20 15:05:35

my reports state that they are both Canadians. Richard Swanton born 11 March 1856 and died 3 Aug 1902. Mary Ann steele was born Sept 1871 and died 1922. They were married on 8 Feb 1888. hope this helps. Roger Jeffrey

by Lynsherm on 2012-11-20 18:23:18

Dear Hillbilly123, Thanks so much for the info. Poor Great-Grandpa was only 46 when he died. The more I learn the more fascinating it is!!

by cnknsn on 2014-09-27 01:54:44

I, too, am related by Richard Swanton. My great-grandfather was William Swanton--the brother of Richard.
I have information about this family.

Email me at: carol.nelson@sympatico.ca if you would like to share information.

Carol Nelson

by wizard28 on 2014-09-27 06:53:41

Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928
Name: Richard Swanton
Age: 30
Birth Date: abt 1858
Birth Place: Canada
Marriage Date: 8 Feb 1888
Marriage County or District: Victoria
Father: George Swanton
Mother: Margt Swanton
Spouse: Mary Ann Steele
Spouse's Age: 20
Spouse Birth Date: abt 1868
Spouse Birth Place: Somerville
Spouse Father: William Steele
Spouse Mother: Martha Steele

by wizard28 on 2014-09-27 07:11:22

1901 Census of Canada
Name: J Swanton[R Swanton on census]
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 45
Birth Day & Month: 11 Mar
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Racial or Tribal Origin: Irish
Nationality: Canadian
Religion: Methodist
Occupation: Farmer
Province: Ontario
District: Victoria (north/nord)
District Number: 119
Sub-District: Somerville
Sub-District Number: N-2

J Swanton 45 (b 11 Mar 1856) Tribal Origin: Irish
Mary Ann Swanton 39 (b 11 Jan 1862) Tribal Origin: English
William Swanton 13 (b 22 Dec 1887)
Violet Swanton 11 (b 18 May 1889 )
James Swanton 8 (b 15 May 1892)
Melville Swanton 5 (15 March 1896)
Margaret Swanton 2 ( 20 Feb 1899)

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1891 Census of Canada
Name: Richard Swanton
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 31
Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Ontario
Relation to Head-of-house: Head
Religion: Baptist
French Canadian: No
Spouse's Name: Mary Ann Swanton
Father's Birth Place: Ireland
Mother's Birth Place: Ireland
Province: Ontario
District Number: 120
District: Victoria North
Subdistrict: Somerville

Richard Swanton 31
Mary Ann Swanton 21
Violet Swanton 4
William Swanton 1

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1881 Census of Canada
Name: Richard Swanton
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Birth Year: 1857
Birthplace: Ontario
Religion: Indep. Baptist
Nationality: Irish
Province: Ontario
District Number: 130
District: Victoria North
Sub-District Number: G
Subdistrict: Somerville

George Swanton 55 Birthplace: Ireland
Margaret Swanton 45 Birthplace: Ireland
Richard Swanton 24
George Swanton 17
John Swanton 15
Margaret Swanton 12
James Swanton 10
Patience Swanton 6
Elizabeth Swanton 76 widowed Birthplace: Ireland

by wizard28 on 2014-09-27 07:18:52

1871 Census of Canada
Name: Richard Swanton
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1855
Birth Place: Ontario
Religion: Baptist
Origin: Irish
Province: Ontario
District: Victoria North
District Number: 53
Subdistrict: Somerville
Subdistrict Number: e

George Swanton 41
Margaret Swanton 36
William Swanton 18
Richard Swanton 16
Mary Jane Swanton 14
Sarah Ann Swanton 12
Elizabeth Swanton 10
George Swanton 8
John Swanton 6
Margaret Swanton 2

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Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947 a
Name: Richard Swanton
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1855
Birth Place: Ontario
Age at Death: 47
Death Date: 3 Aug 1902
Death Place: Victoria, Ontario, Canada

death reg died of cancer of stomach after 6 months illness

by cnknsn on 2014-10-04 10:43:11

1. WILLIAM SWANTON AND ELIZABETH BLACKSTAFF/O'CONNNELL
2. GEORGE SWANTON AND MARGARET SWANTON
3. WILLIAM SWANTON AND JANE LUNAN, RICHARD SWANTON AND MARY ANNE STEELE, MARY JANE SWANTON AND RANULF GLANVILLE, SARAH SWANTON AND JOHN HUGHES, GEORGE SWANTON AND ELIZABETH HOY, JOHN SWANTON AND ESTHER HODGSON, MARGARET SWANTON AND ANTHONY NEWBY, JAMES SWANT AND BELLAN STRONG, PATIENCE SWANTON AND WILLIAM NORMAN, ELIZABETH SWANTON AND LEN NEWBY
+ I HAVE EXTENDED FAMILY FOR MANY OF THESE FAMILIES.

carol.nelson@sympatico.ca

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