William August Swikerath1,2,3,4,5,6

(April 5, 1885 - July 12, 1942)
Father*Mathias Swikerath
Mother*Anna Elsen
BirthWilliam August Swikerath was born on April 5, 1885 in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan.7,8
Name-VariationWilliam August Swikerath was also known as Swikmart.9
Name-VariationWilliam August Swikerath was also known as Swickrath.10
Name-VariationWilliam August Swikerath was also known as William August Swikrath.11,12,2
MarriageHe married Clara N. Parker, daughter of Edward Parker and Clara McBride, on April 26, 1913 in Essex, Ontario, Canada.
MarriageWilliam August Swikerath married Anna Marie Dromenske, daughter of Fred Dromenski and Paulina Leissa, between 1930 and 1935.9,13
DeathWilliam August Swikerath died on July 12, 1942 in Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan, at age 57.14,6
BurialHe was buried in Highland View Cemetery, Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan.15,6
ChartsDescendants Of Fred Dromensk

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Last EditedAugust 31, 2015

Citations

  1. [S1861] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2005), Registration Location: Wayne County, Michigan; Roll: 2023752; DraftBoard: 3.
  2. [S2149] Unknown author, Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995, Record Type: Onlinedatabase, Name Of Person: William August Swikerath record, Url:http://www.familysearch.org (n.p.: Name: Access Date, viewed 17 October 2011;, unknown publish date), name is recorded as William August Swikerath, birth date is recordedas 05 Apr 1885, birthplace is recorded as Chelsea, Washtenaw,Michigan, father's name is recorded as Mathias Swikerath, mother'sname is recorded as Anna Elsen.
  3. [S1800] Ancestry.com, 1940 United States Federal Census (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2012.)
  4. [S681] Ancestry.com, Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911 (n.p.: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations,Inc., 2011.Original data - 'Michigan Births and Christenings,1775–1995.' Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010.Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compile;, unknown publish date.)
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  6. [S550] Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2012.)
  7. [S682] Unknown author, Find A Grave Memorial, Record Type: Online database, Name Of Person:William A. Swikrath record, Url:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62909826 (n.p.: Name: Access Date, viewed 10 October 2011;, unknown publish date), date of birth is recorded as 1885.
  8. [S683] Unknown author, Details: Year: 1930; Census Place: Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: ;Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: . Citation Text: Birth date:place: Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date.)
  9. [S42] Fred Dromensk obituary, "Dromensk Dies at 83", The Vidette, Montesano, Washington, 18 June 1942, page 1, 'He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ahadie McKee, Cedar Springs,Mich., and Mrs. Anna Swikmart, Dearborn, Mich.
  10. [S684] Site Owner: Chelsea District Library Harold A. Jones compiler, Chelsea District Library Family History Index Online: citing AnnSwikrath obituary, Record Type: image, Name Of Person: Ann Swikrathobituary, Url: http://fh.chelsea.lib.mi.us/display.php?id=14548 (n.p.: Name: The Chelsea Standard, Chelsea, Michigan, 9 April 1959, AccessDate, accessed 16 October 2011;, unknown publish date), name is recorded in index as William Swickrath.
  11. [S685] Unknown author, Details: Year: 1930; Census Place: Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: ;Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: . Citation Text: Birth date:place: Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date.)
  12. [S682] Unknown author, Find A Grave Memorial, Record Type: Online database, Name Of Person:William A. Swikrath record, Url:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62909826, name is recorded as William A. Swikrath.
  13. [S684] Site Owner: Chelsea District Library Harold A. Jones compiler, Chelsea District Library Family History Index Online: citing AnnSwikrath obituary, Record Type: image, Name Of Person: Ann Swikrathobituary, Url: http://fh.chelsea.lib.mi.us/display.php?id=14548, 'Her husband, William, died some years ago.'
  14. [S682] Unknown author, Find A Grave Memorial, Record Type: Online database, Name Of Person:William A. Swikrath record, Url:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62909826, date of death is recorded as Jul. 12, 1942, place of death is recordedas Dearborn Wayne County Michigan, USA.
  15. [S682] Unknown author, Find A Grave Memorial, Record Type: Online database, Name Of Person:William A. Swikrath record, Url:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62909826, place of burial is recorded as Highland View Cemetery Big RapidsMecosta County Michigan, USA.
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  17. [S686] Unknown author, Details: Year: 1930; Census Place: Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: ;Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: . Citation Text: Birth date:place: Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date.)
  18. [S2758] Ancestry.com, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (n.p.: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations,Inc., 2010.Original data - United States, Selective Service System.Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: FourthRegistration. National Archives and Records Administration Branch l;, unknown publish date), The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War IIDraft Cards (4th Registration) for the State of Michigan; StateHeadquarters: Michigan.