Caldonia Jane Burris

12 October 1875–27 January 1953 (Age 77)
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Caldonia Jane

Caldonia Jane Burris was born on 12 October 1875, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. She married Milton Palo Swearengin on 16 October 1902, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. She lived in Civil District 9, Jackson, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died on 27 January 1953, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77.

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Milton Palo Swearengin
Caldonia Jane Burris
Marriage: 16 October 1902
Cara Swearengin
Dora Swearengin
William Bell Swearingen
Lizzie Swearengin
Alva C. Swearingen
Lula D Swearengin
Emma Lou Swearengin
Ora Leo Swearengin
Ernest P Swearingin

Spouse and Children

16 October 1902
Jackson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 3

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Burrows .2 Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es ( see Burress ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Callie Swearengin in household of Palo Swearengin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Callie Swearengin in household of Palo Swearengin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Callie Swearengin in household of Palo M Swearengin, "United States Census, 1940"

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