Family History Notebook

Frederick Swinney

Son of Edward Swinney and Mary Ann Hall, born on the 10th of January 1866 in Plymouth, Devon

Married Rose L McGuigan on the 7th of January 1897 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois



Died on the 24th of April 1927 in Gila, Arizona

Person ID 05134


0    Text in red represents information obtained from the internet (family trees etc) which I have not yet confirmed.


a)    1871 UK census, 1881 UK census, 1891 UK census    Living with his parents in Plymouth. A clerk in 1891.
        1901 UK census    Not found - probably in USA
        1911 UK census    A mining engineer, married for 14 years, in Seaforth, Lancashire. He is living with his married sister Flora but both his wife and Flora's husband are absent.
        1920 US census

b)    The birth of Frederick Swinney was registered in the first quarter of 1866 in the Plymouth district (5b 296)

c)    Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920 [database on-line]. 

Name: Frederick Swinney
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1866
Marriage Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 7 Jan 1897
Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Spouse Name: Rose L McGuigan
Spouse Age: 29
Spouse Gender: Female
FHL Film Number: 1030271

d)    Arizona, Death Records, 1887-1960 [database on-line with images]. 

Name: Fred Swinney
Death Age: 57
Wife : Rose McQuiggan
Birth Date: 10 Jan 1870 [Correct day and month, wrong year]
Birth Place: Devenshire, England
Death Date: 24 Apr 1927
Death Place: Gila, Arizona, USA
Informant: Rose L Swinney, Carnegie Library, Tuscon, Arizona

e)    Passenger lists
27 Jun 1908    "Minnetonka"  Departed London for New York
Frederick Swinney
Rose L Swinney
24 Dec 1908     "Arabic"     Arrived Liverpool from New York
Frederick Swinney
25 Oct 1911    "Merion"       Departed Liverpol for Philadelpia
Mr Fredk Swinney  Age 45  Mining Engineer

f)     U.S., Naturalization Records, 1840-1957 [database on-line with

Declaration of Intention to naturalize
Name: Frederick Swinney
Gender: Male
Record Type: Naturalization
Residence Place: Arizona
Naturalization Date: 18 Feb 1905
Naturalization Place: Arizona, USA
Court: District Court

Arizona, State Court Naturalization Records, 1869-1993 [database on-line with images]. 

Date: 1st May 1919
Name: Frederick Swinney
Record Type: Declaration
Birth Date: 10 Jan 1866
Birth Place: Plymouth, Devon
Declaration Number: 119
Arrived: New York aboard SS Baltic 2 Feb 1912
Current residence: Ray, Arizona