Hildah Ann Swiger

October 1864–
Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Hildah Ann

When Hildah Ann Swiger was born in October 1864, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, Amon Swiger, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Robinson, was 29. She married Fernando A Parrish on 26 August 1883, in Harrison, Mineral, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Williams District, Wood, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Williamstown, Wood, West Virginia, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Fernando A Parrish
1861–1930
Hildah Ann Swiger
1864–
Marriage: 26 August 1883
Chessie D. Parrish
1884–
Jesse D. Parish
1884–
Bessie Maud Parrish
1886–1976
Guy J Parrish
1888–1923
Ray Parrish
1891–1921
Viola Pearl Parrish
1895–1953
Georgia Parrish
1899–1964
Ronald Archer Parrish
1903–1974

Spouse and Children

    Fernando A Parrish

    Male1861–1930Male

    Female1864–Female

MARRIAGE
26 August 1883
Harrison, Mineral, West Virginia, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Amon Swiger

    Male1833–1902Male

    Female1835–Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German and Jewish Schweiger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hilda A Swiger in household of Amon Swiger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hilda A Swiger in household of Amon Swiger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hilda A Parrish in household of Fernando A Parrish, "United States Census, 1930"

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