Source Citations for Elmira Cornelea Swanson

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Source Citations

birth-elmira-swanson-1883: Birth record for Elmira Cornelia Swanson (1883); Becker County, Minnesota, record number A-5-33, County Recorder for Becker County, Minnesota, filed 27 Dec 1883; privately held

census-us-1900-ps-mn-becker-11-5b: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Becker County, Hamden Township, enumeration district 11, sheet 5B (form/penned) or page 106B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) ⟩ "Minnesota ⟩ Becker ⟩ Hamden ⟩ District 0011" image 10; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240756]

census-us-1910-ps-mn-becker-13-2a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Becker County, Hamden Township, enumeration district 13, sheet 2A (form/penned) or page 152A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) ⟩ "Minnesota ⟩ Becker ⟩ Hamden ⟩ District 0013" image 3; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 689 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374702]

census-us-1910-ps-nd-cass-46-4a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, North Dakota, Cass County, Fargo (Ward 7), enumeration district 46, sheet 4A (form/penned) or page 273A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) ⟩ "North Dakota ⟩ Cass ⟩ Fargo Ward 7 ⟩ District 0046" image 7; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1140 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375153]

census-us-mn-1885-becker-audubon-11: 1885 Minnesota State Census, schedule 1, Becker County, Audubon Township, pages 11–12 (form) or 28–29 (corners); Minnesota, U.S., Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 26 May 2007) ⟩ "1885 ⟩ Becker" image 10; citing “Minnesota State Population Census Schedules, 1865-1905, roll 20, Minnesota Historical Society, 1977”

census-us-mn-1895-becker-hamden-4: 1895 Minnesota State Census, Becker County, Hamden Township, page 4; Minnesota, U.S., Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 26 May 2007) ⟩ "1895 ⟩ Becker" image 52; citing “Minnesota State Population Census Schedules, 1865-1905, roll V290_48, Minnesota Historical Society, 1977”

census-us-mn-1905-becker-hamden-7: 1905 Minnesota State Census, Becker County, Hamden Township, sheet 7 (form) or page 97 (corner); Minnesota, U.S., Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 25 May 2007) ⟩ "1905 ⟩ Becker" image 95; citing “Minnesota State Population Census Schedules, 1865-1905, roll 107, Minnesota Historical Society, 1977” [Some pages were filmed out-of-order.]

interview-loretta-spear-2006: Email conversation with Loretta Pearl (Johnson) Spear, 19 Aug 2006, includes physical notes sent by mail; privately held

Source Reference Details

Name Details

birth-elmira-swanson-1883:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Elmira Cornelea Swanson).

census-us-1900-ps-mn-becker-11-5b:

Reference Detail: Line 81, dwelling 91

Comment Detail: Source includes name (⟨spelling⟩ Swanson). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1910-ps-mn-becker-13-2a:

Reference Detail: Lines 24, dwelling 8

Comment Detail: Source includes name (⟨spelling⟩ Swanson). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1910-ps-nd-cass-46-4a:

Reference Detail: Line 40, dwelling 70

Comment Detail: Source includes name (⟨spelling⟩ Swanson). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-mn-1885-becker-audubon-11:

Reference Detail: Page 12, line 16, family 86

Comment Detail: Source includes name (⟨spelling⟩ ⟨spelling⟩). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-mn-1895-becker-hamden-4:

Reference Detail: Line 20, family 65

Comment Detail: Source includes name (⟨spelling⟩ C. ⟨spelling⟩). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-mn-1905-becker-hamden-7:

Reference Detail: Line 37 number of enumeration (unreadable)

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Elmira Swanson).

interview-loretta-spear-2006:

Reference Detail: Image #2.

Comment Detail: Source includes name (⟨spelling⟩ [Swanson]). See research notes for spelling details.

Birth Details

census-us-1910-ps-mn-becker-13-2a:

Reference Detail: Lines 24, dwelling 8

Comment Detail: Source includes age (27) and location (Minnesota). Using her age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1882 to 15 Apr 1883.

census-us-1910-ps-nd-cass-46-4a:

Reference Detail: Line 40, dwelling 70

Comment Detail: Source includes age (27) and location (Minnesota). Using her age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1882 to 15 Apr 1883.

census-us-mn-1885-becker-audubon-11:

Reference Detail: Page 12, line 16, family 86

Comment Detail: Source includes age (2) and location (Minn). Using the official census date of 1 May 1885 gives a birth date range from 2 May 1882 to 1 May 1883.

census-us-mn-1895-becker-hamden-4:

Reference Detail: Line 20, family 65

Comment Detail: Source includes age (12) and location (Minn.). Using the official census date of 1 Jun 1895 gives a birth date range from 2 Jun 1882 to 1 Jun 1883.

census-us-mn-1905-becker-hamden-7:

Reference Detail: Line 37 number of enumeration (unreadable)

Comment Detail: Source includes age (22) and location (Minnesota). Using the official census date of 1 Jun 1905 gives a birth date range from 2 Jun 1882 to 1 Jun 1883. Using the "time in state" and "time in enumeration district" values (although there are discrepencies, see Research Notes) refines the value to about Apr 1883.

birth-elmira-swanson-1883:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (03/31/1883) and location (Audubon, Minnesota).

census-us-1900-ps-mn-becker-11-5b:

Reference Detail: Line 81, dwelling 91

Comment Detail: Source includes date (Mar/1883), age (17), and location (Minnesota). Using her age and the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1882 to 1 June 1883, which encompasses the given date.

Father Details

birth-elmira-swanson-1883:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Peter [Swanson] as the biological father of Elmira Cornelea Swanson.

census-us-1900-ps-mn-becker-11-5b:

Reference Detail: Lines 76,81, dwelling 91

Comment Detail: Source identifies Elvira Swanson as a daughter of Peder Swanson. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

interview-loretta-spear-2006:

Reference Detail: Image #2.

Comment Detail: Source identifies Elvera [Swanson] as a child of Peter Swanson. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

census-us-1910-ps-mn-becker-13-2a:

Reference Detail: Lines 21,24, dwelling 8

Comment Detail: Source identifies Elvira Swanson as a daughter of Peter Swanson. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

Mother Details

birth-elmira-swanson-1883:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Nellie as the biological mother of Elmira Cornelea Swanson.

interview-loretta-spear-2006:

Reference Detail: Image #2.

Comment Detail: Source identifies Elvera [Swanson] as a child of Nellie Elison. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

census-us-mn-1885-becker-audubon-11:

Reference Detail: Page 12, line 16, family 86

Comment Detail: Source includes official census date (1 May 1885) and location (Audubon, Becker County, Minnesota).

census-us-mn-1895-becker-hamden-4:

Reference Detail: Line 20, family 65

Comment Detail: Source includes official date (1 Jun 1895) and location (Township of Hamden, Becker County, Minnesota).

census-us-1900-ps-mn-becker-11-5b:

Reference Detail: Line 81, dwelling 91

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and location (Hamden Township, County: Becker, State: Minnesota).

census-us-mn-1905-becker-hamden-7:

Reference Detail: Line 37 number of enumeration (unreadable)

Comment Detail: Source includes official census date (1 Jun 1995) and location (Hamden Township, Becker County, Minnesota).

census-us-1910-ps-nd-cass-46-4a:

Reference Detail: Line 40, dwelling 70

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and occupation (sewing / Dept. Store).

census-us-1910-ps-mn-becker-13-2a:

Reference Detail: Lines 24, dwelling 8

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and occupation (Dressmaking / Dapartment Store).

census-us-1910-ps-nd-cass-46-4a:

Reference Detail: Line 40, dwelling 70

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and residence (⟨conflict⟩). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1910-ps-mn-becker-13-2a:

Reference Detail: Lines 24, dwelling 8

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (⟨conflict⟩). See research notes for conflict details.

General Notes Details

census-us-1910-ps-nd-cass-46-4a:

Reference Detail: Line 40, dwelling 70

Research Notes Details

census-us-1900-ps-mn-becker-11-5b:

Reference Detail: Line 81, dwelling 91

census-us-1910-ps-mn-becker-13-2a:

Reference Detail: Lines 24, dwelling 8

census-us-1910-ps-nd-cass-46-4a:

Reference Detail: Line 40, dwelling 70

census-us-mn-1885-becker-audubon-11:

Reference Detail: Page 12, line 16, family 86

census-us-mn-1895-becker-hamden-4:

Reference Detail: Line 20, family 65

census-us-mn-1905-becker-hamden-7:

Reference Detail: Line 37 number of enumeration (unreadable)

interview-loretta-spear-2006:

Reference Detail: Image #2.