Albert Clayton Swindler

1828–1899 (Age 71)
Boston, Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of Albert Clayton

When Albert Clayton Swindler was born about 1828, in Boston, Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Wesley Swindler, was 59 and his mother, Ellen Gaunt, was 42. He married Margaret Ann Burke in 1852, in Boston, Culpeper, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Piedmont Magisterial District, Rappahannock, Virginia, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1863. He died in March 1899, at the age of 71, and was buried in Sperryville, Rappahannock, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Clayton Swindler
1828–1899
Margaret Ann Burke
1832–1914
Marriage: 1852
Ellen M Swindler
1859–1862
Lucy Swindler
1860–
Margaret Swindler
1868–
Clayton Swindler
1870–1926
Ernest C Swindler
1862–
Eliza S. Swindler
1864–1866
Wade Hampton Swindler
1866–1934
James A Swindler
1868–
Omega Booton Swindler
1870–
John Henry Swindler
1872–1956
Maggie E Swindler
1876–
Albert Swindler
1877–
Lucy C Swindler
1879–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1852
Boston, Culpeper, Virginia, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

  • James William Swindler

    Male1826–1905Male

  • Male1828–1899Male

  • Eliza C. Swindler

    Female1829–Female

  • Aylette Andrew Swindler

    Male1833–1894Male

  • Mary Ann Swindler

    Female1834–1891Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 16

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 19

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

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)

  • Albert Swindler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Albert Swindler in household of Ellen Swindler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Albert C Swindler, "United States Census, 1880"

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