Lewis LeRoy Swindell

18 January 1878–26 January 1953 (Age 75)
South Bend, Cass, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lewis LeRoy

When Lewis LeRoy Swindell was born on 18 January 1878, in South Bend, Cass, Nebraska, United States, his father, Robert Milton Swindell, was 29 and his mother, Mary Lavina Philby, was 17. He married Dora Vanosdol on 2 November 1904. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St. Clair, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Topeka Township, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 26 January 1953, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis LeRoy Swindell
1878–1953
Dora Vanosdol
1879–1939
Marriage: 2 November 1904
Robert Orin Swindell
1905–1938
Eunice Swindell
1908–
Harold Swindell
1914–
Melvin Swindell
1918–
June B Swindell
1919–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 November 1904
children

(5)

    Robert Orin Swindell

    Male1905–1938Male

    Eunice Swindell

    Female1908–Female

    Harold Swindell

    Male1914–Male

    Melvin Swindell

    Male1918–Male

    June B Swindell

    Female1919–2015Female

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Milton Swindell

    Male1848–1939Male

    Mary Lavina Philby

    Female1860–1940Female

siblings

(13)

    Male1878–1953Male

    Flora Bell Swindell

    Female1879–Female

    Ella Gertrude Swindell

    Female1881–Female

    Milton Robert Swindell

    Male1883–1939Male

    William Henry Swindell

    Male1885–Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 3

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; probably a habitational name from Swindale in Skelton, North Yorkshire, so named from Old English swīn ‘pig’, ‘wild boar’ + dæl ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis L Swindell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy L Swindell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Swindell, "United States Census, 1920"

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