Henry Yandell Swayze

30 September 1904–1 August 1969 (Age 64)
Benton, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Henry Yandell

When Henry Yandell Swayze was born on 30 September 1904, in Benton, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States, his father, Richard Swayze, was 28 and his mother, Bertha Beall, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter with Catherine Butler. He lived in Beat 2, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 August 1969, at the age of 64, and was buried in Yazoo City, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States.

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Henry Yandell Swayze
Catherine Butler
Katherine Y. Swayze

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 3

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Swasey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Handle Swayze in household of Richard Swayze, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Yandle Swayze, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Yeindal Swayze, "United States Census, 1930"

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