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Swett, Laura

Born: 1829-01-11 New Hampshire

Died: 1886-03-05 Chicago, Illinois

Alternate name: Quigg

Laura R. Quigg was born in Litchfield, New Hampshire. In 1850, she lived with her parents and siblings in Chester, New Hampshire. In July 1854, she married her brother David's former law partner, Leonard Swett. They had one son together in 1859. By 1860, she was living in Bloomington, Illinois with her family.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Chester, Rockingham County, NH, 268; Massachusetts, U.S., Marriage Records, 1840-1915, 20 July 1854, (Provo, UT: Operations, 2013); U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Ward 2, Bloomington, McLean County, IL, 193; The Chicago Sunday Tribune (IL), 9 June 1889, 9:4; Gravestone, Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, IL.