Rachel Test Swanner

September 12, 1803–November 22, 1888

Born at Salem, Salem County, New Jersey; daughter of Esther and Thomas Test. Died at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Rachel Swanner,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–2011 (closed to research), CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Sept. 2014), Rachel Test MM7V-R32 . 1885 Iowa state census, Council Bluffs Ward 1, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, p. 75, Rachel Swarner, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Sept. 2014), memorial no. 53580618, Rachel Test Swanner; Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, IA.