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Charles "Charlie" Swanda

Male 1877 - 1941


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  • Born  3 May 1877  Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  12 Sep 1941 
    Buried  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA, -Fairlawn Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1539  Clarkson
    Last Modified  9 Nov 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  Emma Elizabeth Vodiska,   b. 14 Mar 1880, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1961 
    Married  16 Jul 1902  El Reno, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Olga Elizabeth Swanda,   b. 8 Oct 1903, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1985, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Vernon Ellsworth Joseph Swanda,   b. 27 Jul 1907, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1974, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F566  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Swanda Brothers Tin Shop
    Swanda Brothers Tin Shop
    Swanda Brothers Tin Shop in Oklahoma City. Business set up by Charles and Frank Swanda; from the Swanda Family History Collection of Aline Svejkovsky Garrett.

    Histories
    Swanda, Charles
    Swanda, Charles
    Charles Swanda, 64 years old, a native of Czecho-Slovakia, an 89er and a member of the Swanda Brothers roofing company . . Swanda, who settled near Yukon in 1889 with his family, had lived in Oklahoma City for 36 years . .
    Olga's Swanda Svejkovsky Family Story
    Olga's Swanda Svejkovsky Family Story
    Olga Elizabeth Swanda was the daughter of Charles Swanda and Emma Vodiska. She married William Svejkovsky in 1924 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Many years later, possibly in 1963 and 1984, she wrote two lovely accounts of her family which are included in the Svejkovsky family history that was compiled by Aline Svejkovsky Garrett.

  • Notes 
    • 1920 Census of Oklahoma county Oklahoma
      Chas Swanda; 42, Illinois
      Emma E Swanda; 40, Nebraska
      Olga E Swanda; 15, Oklahoma
      Vernon J Swanda; 12, Oklahoma

      1940 Census of Oklahoma county Oklahoma; Oklahoma City
      Chas Swanda; 63, Czechoslovakia
      Emma Swanda; 60, Illinois
      William Svejkovsky; 33, Oklahoma; son-in-law
      Olga Svejkovsky; 37, Oklahoma; daughter
      Billy Ray Svejkovsky; 13, Oklahoma
      Paul Alvin Svejkovsky; 4, Oklahoma
      Donald Svejkovsky; 1, Oklahoma
      Gretchen Bader; 25, Kansas; lodger

      Charles Swanda; born 3 May 1877; died 12 September 1941; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma.
      Emma Elizabeth Vodiska Swanda; born December 1880; died 21 April 1961; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma.
      [source] FindAGrave, intenet; submitted by Black-Avitts, 2008, 2009 and Thomas Carlile 2009.

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