Mary Effie Bangle

27 June 1884–6 August 1985 (Age 101)
Gold Hill, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Effie

When Mary Effie Bangle was born on 27 June 1884, in Gold Hill, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Henry Harrison Bangle, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Jenkins, was 33. She married George Thomas Swain on 28 December 1920, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 6 August 1985, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Thomas Swain
Mary Effie Bangle
Marriage: 28 December 1920
George Thomas Swain Jr.
Mary Elizabeth Swain

Spouse and Children

28 December 1920
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Harrison Bangle


    Elizabeth Jane Jenkins




    Mary Elizabeth Bangle



    Thomas Sidney Bangle


    Bessie Bangle



World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 13

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 28

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Bangel, which probably is a variant of Bang or of Bengel , or derives from a field name in the district of Lüneburg.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Effie B Swain in household of George T Swain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Effie B Swain in household of George T Swain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Effie Mae Bangle, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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