James A Swindler

Rappahannock, Virginia

The Life of James A

When James A Swindler was born in 1868, his father, Albert Clayton Swindler, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Ann Burke, was 36. He married Edna Gill on 4 April 1894, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Tarkio, Atchison, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years.

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James A Swindler
Edna Gill
Marriage: 4 April 1894
Herbert Lee Swindler
Lila M Swindler
Virginia Lucile Swindler

Spouse & Children

4 April 1894
Prince Edward, Virginia, United States


  • Male1902–1963Male

  • Lila M Swindler


  • Virginia Lucile Swindler


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 26

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.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 31

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

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)

  • James A Swindler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James A Swindler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James A Swindler, "United States Census, 1930"

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