David Edwin Gearhart/Swier

David Edwin Gearhart/Swier

Male 1921 - 2001  (79 years)

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  • Name David Edwin Gearhart/Swier  [1
    Born 29 Dec 1921  Spokane, Spokane County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Adopted 1929  [2
    • Birth name was Edwin Guy Gearhart
    Died 29 Jul 2001  Selah, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • at home
    Buried 2 Aug 2001  [4
    Person ID I4588  LaZeut
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2018 

    Father Omar Alfred Gearhart,   b. 29 Feb 1884, Colo, Story County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1930, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Gertrude Nettie Perkins,   b. 13 Sep 1887, Hector, Renville County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1971, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Pasco, Franklin County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 25 Dec 1910  Spokane, Spokane County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F3419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Walter Swier,   b. 1 May 1894, Middleburg, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1974, Olympia, Thurston County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother Laura Helen Schmidt,   b. 30 Jan 1900, Wells, Cherry County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1965, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Married 16 Mar 1920  Kittitas County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Betty Fay Trusty,   b. 27 Sep 1929, Quicksand, Breathitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 2012, Port Charlotte, Charlotte County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1945  Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Divorced Abt 1956  [2
    Children 
    +1. David Edwin (Buck) Swier, Jr.,   b. 16 Nov 1946, Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 2017, Hospice of Miami County, Troy, Miami County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. W.R. Swier
    +3. T.R. Swier
    +4. Richard Lee Swier,   b. 13 Sep 1952, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 2011  (Age 58 years)
     5. D.L. Swier
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F2534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anita Jean Brownell,   b. 13 Oct 1935, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 2012, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1957  [2, 10
    Family ID F2537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 2001 - Selah, Yakima County, Washington Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Swier: Walter Swier Children, ca. 1940
    Swier: Walter Swier Children, ca. 1940
    Studio portrait of children of Walter Swier and Laura Schmidt. From left to right, Elizabeth Ann (Betty), Carol Mae, David, Naomi Ruth, Helen Marie, and Dorcus Pauline. Abrams studio, Yakima, Washington.
    Swier: Walter and David Edwin Swier, ca. 1940
    Swier: Walter and David Edwin Swier, ca. 1940
    Photo of Walter Swier (1894-1974) and son David Edwin Swier (1921-2001) in front of family car at Cowiche, Washington.

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] Swier Family Line, Donald Jongeward, compiler; updated by Norma Thompson, (Yakima, Washington: self-published, 2003 revision), pp. 25-26.

    2. [S145] Swier-Huff Family History, Dana Swier Huff, compiler, (2011 and later).

    3. [S1158] Obituary: Swier, David Edwin, (Yakima, Washington, 1 August 2001, p. 4B).

    4. [S241] Ancestry Family Tree, (Ancestry: Provo, Utah), Huff Family Tree complied by danamhuff.

    5. [S426] Washington State Digital Archives, (Washington Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Cheney, Washington), Spokane County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1880-Present.

    6. [S426] Washington State Digital Archives, (Washington Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Cheney, Washington), Kittatas Marriage Records.

    7. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), p. 23.

    8. [S135] Swier Family Line, Donald Jongeward, compiler; updated by Norma Thompson, (Yakima, Washington: self-published, 2003 revision), p. 25.

    9. [S135] Swier Family Line, Donald Jongeward, compiler; updated by Norma Thompson, (Yakima, Washington: self-published, 2003 revision), p. 26.

      Betty Fay Campbell

    10. [S135] Swier Family Line, Donald Jongeward, compiler; updated by Norma Thompson, (Yakima, Washington: self-published, 2003 revision), p. 26.


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