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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Fernando A Parrish
Hildah Ann Swiger
Marriage: 26 August 1883
Chessie D. Parrish
Jesse D. Parish
Bessie Maud Parrish
Guy J Parrish
Ray Parrish
Viola Pearl Parrish
Georgia Parrish
Ronald Archer Parrish

Spouse and Children

    Fernando A Parrish



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


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Amon Swiger





+2 More Children

World Events (8)


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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