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New Jersey Obituaries - 1886 - David Burdge Swan


David Burdge Swan died at his residence on Broad Street on Monday morning, aged 73 years and 10 months. he was born in Middletown Township on October 21st, 1812, and lived there until manhood. When a younr man he was engaged in the boating business on the river with his father. He married Gertrude Rowland, of Long Island, and three children were born to them, only one of whom survives him - the wife of James Walling. Mr Swan lost his wife several years ago and his daughter kept house for him. For many years he lived on the property at the corner of Broad and White Streets, now owned by William Haddon. At that time he was in the carting business.Twenty-nine years ago he sold the homestead property and built the house in which he died. The funeral will take place tomorrow morning from the house at half past ten o'clock. The services will be conducted by Rev. George K. Allen, and the interment will be made at Fairview.

Source: Red Bank Register August 25, 1886

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