Mary Swindle

1781–5 August 1861 (Age 80)
Allendale, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Swindle was born in 1781, in Allendale, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Swindle, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Wigham, was 26. She died on 5 August 1861, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

George Swindle
1746–1798
Elizabeth Wigham
1755–1785
Jane Swindle
1776–
Betty Swindle
1779–1861
Mary Swindle
1781–1861
Hannah Swindle
1784–1867

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 20

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 27

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 34

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Swinedale, "England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Mary Swinedale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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