Rebecca Samantha Swindle

17 March 1872–26 August 1969 (Age 97)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rebecca Samantha

When Rebecca Samantha Swindle was born on 17 March 1872, in White, Tennessee, United States, her father, George Conrad Swindle, was 34 and her mother, Manerva Ellender Clark, was 34. She married Joseph S. Mooney on 23 July 1886, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Taylor, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 6, Jones, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 26 August 1969, in Jones, Texas, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Round Mound Cemetery, Jones, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Fairchilds Howard
Rebecca Samantha Swindle
Marriage: 27 January 1896
Charles Abraham Howard
Opal Howard
Ethel Howard
Finice Monroe Howard
Callie Merle Howard

Spouse and Children

27 January 1896
Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Conrad Swindle


    Manerva Ellender Clark




    Cason Berryman Swindle


    David Buchanan "Buck" Swindle


    Nancy Elizabeth Swindle


    Ruth Catherine Swindle


    James Monroe Swindell


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 6

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 26

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling Swindell .2 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Schwind(e)l, a nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German swinde ‘wild’, ‘impetuous’.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • R S Swindle in household of M B Swindle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rebeca S Howard in household of Charles F Howard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rebecca S Howard in household of Charles Howard, "United States Census, 1900"

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