Tag Archives: Sophia Gable

Evelyn Swanson née Rush

Minnesota Birth Certificate Index
Rush, Evelyn Irene
Birth: April 30 1917
County of Birth: Hennepin County, Minnesota
Mother’s Maiden Name: Gable

Oldest child of Frank Rush and Sophia Gable. Siblings Wlliam LeRoy Rush (1920–1997) and Raymond Francis Rush (1922–1995).

Married Roy Albert Swanson after he returned from the US Navy at the end of WWII. The story was Evelyn worked in the office of a pickle factory and Roy worked nearby — at Dry Ice – Airco?

Lived in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, on Beard Avenue and Crystal Lake Boulevard.

They had four sons: James Lee (b. 1947), John Allen (b. 1949), Jerome Roy (1951-1994 ), and Jeffrey Scott (b. 1957).

Death Certificate Index
Swanson, Evelyn I.
Death: July 5, 1980, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Cause of death: complications from bowel cancer.

Her headstone at Fort Snelling Cemetery says “WIFE OF RM1 ROY A. SWANSON USN”. RM1 = radioman first class, US Navy.

Jerry, John, Evelyn, Jeff, Jim, Roy
Evelyn and Roy at Roy’s retirement party

At the cabin

Sophia Rush née Gable

Sophia Gable, ca. 1892–1951

Minnesota State Census Index
Gable, Sophia
Census ID: 1709477
Census Year: 1895
Census Location: St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Age: 3, Gender: Female, Ethnicity: White, Birthplace: Minnesota

Death Certificate Index
Rush, Sophia M.
Death: August 28, 1951
County of Death: Hennepin County, Minnesota

Frank W. Rush (1892-1969) and Sophia M. Rush neé Gable (1892-1951)

Sophia had at least seven siblings: Elizabeth (Kuduk), Angela (Waite), Cecilia (Schmidt), Martha, Jerome, Edward.

Kuduk, Elizabeth M.
Death Certificate Number: 1988-MN-007218
Death: March 19, 1988 [this jibes with other information I have]
County of Death: Hennepin County, Minnesota
Mother’s Maiden Name: Przybylowska
Date of Birth: Feb 26 1908
Place of Birth: Minnesota

Rush, Cecilia
Census ID: 4519540
Census Year: 1905
Census Location: St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Details: Age: 5, Gender: Female, Ethnicity: White,
Birthplace: Minnesota
Father’s Birthplace: Ireland
Mother’s Birthplace: Ireland

Schmidt, Cecilia Theresa
Death Certificate Number: 1984-MN-010397
Death: April 3, 1984
County of Death: St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Details: Mother’s Maiden Name: Kaufman
Date of Birth: Mar 28 1900
Place of Birth: Minnesota