Ella (Brooks) Swanson
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Ella (Brooks) Swanson

Ella L. Swanson formerly Brooks
Born 1900s.
Ancestors ancestors Descendants descendants
Mother of , , , [private daughter (1930s - unknown)] and
Died 2000s.
Profile last modified | Created 24 Mar 2013
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High School Commencent article, June 6, 1927[1]

50th anniversary party article, August 16, 1977. [2]



Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA, "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4PS-MV9 : accessed 20 Aug 2013), Ella Swanson in entry for Wallace Swanson, 1940.

Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, USA, "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X3Z9-L8M : accessed 20 Jun 2013), Ella L Swanson in entry for Wallace K Swanson, 1930.

Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, USA, "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWY7-CH7 : accessed 20 Aug 2013), Ella L Brooks in entry for Howard B Brooks, 1920.


Ella and Wallace eloped.

License Notice[3]

A marriage license was issued to Wallace K. Swanson of Brainerd and Ella Brooks of St. Cloud. -- St. Cloud Journal Press

Marriage Announcement[4]

Miss Ella Brooks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Brooks, 10th Ave. N.E., became the bride of Wallace Swanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Swanson, 706 South Ninth Street, Saturday at St. Cloud. The wedding took place at the Lutheran Church and Rev. Rindahl officiated. The young couple were attended by Mrs. Rindahl and the bride's brother William Brooks.
Miss Brooks is well known in Brainerd and graduated from Brainerd High School last year. The groom is employed in the Bridgeman-Russell cream station.
They spent their honeymoon in Minneapolis and will make their home in Brainerd.


Burial: North Farmington Cemetery, Farmington, Oakland County, Michigan, USA, Plot: 8-005A-4, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=101413581

"United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JBV1-W61 : accessed 20 Aug 2013), Ella L Swanson, 26 February 2001.

Services: Huron Street Chapel/ Huntoon Funeral Home, 855 W. Huron Street, Pontiac, / Thursday, March 1, 2001, 1:30 p.m./ Officiating: Rev. Leland Lloyd/ Final Resting Place: North Farmington Cemetary, Farmington, MI

  1. The Brainerd Daily Dispatch, page 7, June 6, 1927, Brainerd, Minnesota, http://www.newspapers.com/clip/1500873
  2. The Escanaba Daily Press, page 6, August 16, 1977, Escanaba, Michigan, http://www.newspapers.com/clip/1472615//
  3. Brainerd Daily Dispatch, page 2, October 4, 1927, http://www.newspapers.com/clip/1342980//
  4. Brainerd Daily Dispatch, page 2, October 4, 1927, http://www.newspapers.com/clip/1343015//


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