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
1872–1928
Rebecca Samantha Swindle
1872–1969
Marriage: 27 January 1896
Charles Abraham Howard
1896–1969
Opal Howard
–1904
Ethel Howard
1898–1986
Finice Monroe Howard
1907–1976
Callie Merle Howard
1913–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1896
Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    George Conrad Swindle

    Male1837–1876Male

    Manerva Ellender Clark

    Female1837–1915Female

siblings

(15)

    Cason Berryman Swindle

    Male1854–1942Male

    David Buchanan "Buck" Swindle

    Male1857–1934Male

    Nancy Elizabeth Swindle

    Female1858–1880Female

    Ruth Catherine Swindle

    Female1859–1911Female

    James Monroe Swindell

    Male1860–Male

+10 More Children

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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