John Henry Swindler

1872–1956 (Age 85)
Rappahannock, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Swindler was born in 1872, in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States, his father, Albert Clayton Swindler, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Ann Burke, was 40. He married Amelia Easter Bowen on 21 September 1904, in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Piedmont Magisterial District, Rappahannock, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. He died on 19 December 1956, in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States.

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John Henry Swindler
Amelia Easter Bowen
Marriage: 21 September 1904
Lucy Irene Swindler

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21 September 1904
Rappahannock, Virginia, United States


  • Lucy Irene Swindler


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

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Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

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A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 22

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

Translation of South German Schwindler, a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German swindeln ‘to swindle’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John H Swindler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John H Swindler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Swindler, "United States Census, 1910"

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