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James "Jim" Swanda

James "Jim" Swanda

Male 1867 - 1938

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  • Born  14 Sep 1867  Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  5 Mar 1938  Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA, -Yukon Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1531  Clarkson
    Last Modified  8 Jun 2017 

    Father  John Swanda,   b. 1836, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Antoniette "Nettie" Cihlar,   b. 1839, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1916, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1860 
    Family ID  F559  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Soper,   b. 20 Jan 1875, Kocin Kralovice, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1961, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Jun 1898  Garber, Garfield Co, Oklahoma Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Swanda,   b. 29 Aug 1899, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1982, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Allie Swanda,   b. 29 Jan 1901, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1993, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Tohpal James "Tope" Swanda,   b. 24 Feb 1904, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1973, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Agnes Gertrude Swanda,   b. 17 Jan 1910, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1983, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F558  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Swanda - Soper
    Swanda - Soper
    James Swanda and Mary Soper; wedding photo 1898; from the Swanda Family History Collection of Aline Svejkovsky Garrett.
    Swanda Children
    Swanda Children
    Allie, Tope and Mary; children of Jim Swanda and Mary Soper Swanda; from the Swanda Family History Collection of Aline Svejkovsky Garrett.
    Czech Hall of Yukon Oklahoma
    Czech Hall of Yukon Oklahoma
    Czech Hall of Yukon Oklahoma; from the Swanda Family History Collection of Aline Svejkovsky Garrett.

    Histories
    Swanda, James
    Swanda, James
    Jim Swanda married Mary Soper and they moved to Yukon, Oklahoma. Joe and Jim went into the saloon business. Remember that their father John had had an Inn in the old country.
    Swanda, James
    Swanda, James
    Another 89er and pioneer of this community answered the death summons, Saturday, when James Swanda, 70, passed to the Great Beyond . .

  • Notes 
    • Marriages of Garfield county Oklahoma
      James Svanda, age 31, married Miss Mary Soper, age 21, 18 June 1898.

      1910 Census of Canadian county Oklahoma; Yukon ts
      James Svanda; 45, Aust Bohemia; married 12 years; immigrated 1880; naturalized; language Bohemian; farmer
      Mary Svanda; 32, Aust Bohemia; 4 of 4 children living; immigrated 1893; language Bohemian
      Mary Svanda; 10, Oklahoma; language English
      Ella Svanda; 8, Oklahoma
      Bohumel Svanda (m); 6, Oklahoma
      Goldie Svanda; 2.12, Oklahoma
      Frank Selement; 21, Kansas; student at A & M College

      1920 Census of Canadian county Oklahoma
      James Svanda; 52, Czek Slovek
      Mary Svanda; 43, Czechoslovakia
      Mary Svanda; 20, Oklahoma
      Allie Svanda; 18, Oklahoma
      Jeophal Svanda; 16, Oklahoma
      Agnes Svanda; 9, Oklahoma

      1930 Census of Canadian county Oklahoma, Yukon
      James Swanda; 63, Czechoslovakia
      Mary Swanda; 53, Czechoslovakia
      Tophal J Swanda; 27, Oklahoma

      Joseph Charles Swanda; born 6 December 1863; died 19 November 1934; Yukon Cemetery, Yukon, Canadian county Oklahoma; block 16
      Antonette Spicanova Swanda; born May 1865; died 1925; Yukon Cemetery, Yukon, Canadian county Oklahoma; block 16
      James "Jim" Swanda; born 14 September 1867; died 6 March 1938; Yukon Cemetery, Yukon, Canadian county Oklahoma.
      Mary Soper Swanda; born 20 January 1875; died 12 April 1961; Yukon Cemetery, Yukon, Canadian county Oklahoma.
      Mary Swanda Selement; born 29 August 1899; died 6 July 1982; Yukon Cemetery, Yukon, Canadian county Oklahoma.
      [source] FindAGrave, internet; submitted by Thomas Carlile, 2009.

      Notes for James Swanda; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2013; for Family Stories at pamgarrett.com.