Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
John Swanton


   Funeral services for John C. Swanton, 78, pioneer resident of Gladwin county and well known in Gladwin and Midland counties, were held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 at the home and at 2 at the Methodist church. Mr. Swanton died from the affects of a fall suffered Tuesday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Shirley Brown of Detroit, where he was visiting. He received a skull fracture and was enroute to his home here by ambulance when his death occurred. He was born in St. Thomas, Canada, December 25, 1863 and had been a long time resident of Tobacco township.

   Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Harley Quelet of Beaverton; two sons, Hazen of Midland and Bradford of Beaverton; two brothers, Dr. L. Swanton of Traverse City and Edenville, and Sidney of Secord township, and one sister, Mrs. Charles Kessler also of Secord township; 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Burial was in Edenville cemetery.

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Edenville Cemetery, Edenville, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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