Family: James Monroe "Mon" Swindle / Rebecca "Becky" Goodson (F773)

m. 15 Jan 1868


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  • James Monroe "Mon" SwindleFather | Male
    James Monroe "Mon" Swindle

    Born  10 Feb 1846  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Mar 1904  (Green Briar Bend) White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Old Philadelphia Cemetery, Center Point, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  15 Jan 1868  [1, 2, 3, 4]  White County, Tennessee  [1, 2, 3, 4] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Samuel Clark "Clark" Swindle | F772 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Tabitha "Little Granny" Moore | F772 Group Sheet 

    Rebecca "Becky" GoodsonMother | Female
    Rebecca "Becky" Goodson

    Born  22 Mar 1848  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Apr 1931  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  13 Apr 1930  Old Philadelphia Cemetery, Center Point, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Andrew Goodson | F1461 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Charlotte "Lottie" Lytle | F1461 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Frances Louisa Swindle

    Born  11 Dec 1868  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Apr 1933  Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    State Line Cemetery, Hazel Green, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Stephen Hiram Knowles | F780 
    Married  8 Sep 1887  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Amanda "Mandy" Swindle

    Born  20 Jun 1871  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  0Aug 1939  Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    State Line Cemetery, Hazel Green, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Winslow Wade Allen, Jr. | F781 
    Married  0___ 1890  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Amma E(lizabeth) "Ammie" Swindle

    Born  26 Feb 1873  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Jun 1944  Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    State Line Cemetery, Hazel Green, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Isaac D(enton) "Ike" Allen | F782 
    Married  31 May 1891  (Sparta, White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Arminda "Mindie" SwindleChild 4 | Female
    Arminda "Mindie" Swindle

    Born  0May 1873  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Aug 1904  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Simrell Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Joseph Sylvester "Joe" Clark | F783 
    Married  1898  (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Robert Hatten "Hatten" Swindle

    Born  2 Jan 1876  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Sep 1938  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Old Philadelphia Cemetery, Center Point, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Eva Norris | F784 
    Married  10 Oct 1897  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ina Carolyn Knowles | F785 
    Married  4 Mar 1921  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Female
    Almedia "Medie" Swindle

    Born  0Jan 1878  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1960  (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    State Line Cemetery, Hazel Green, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Waymon Dibrell Gooch | F786 
    Married    (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Tabitha F. "Bithy" Swindle

    Born  20 Nov 1879  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jun 1912  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Old Philadelphia Cemetery, Center Point, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Martha Charlotte "Lottie" SwindleChild 8 | Female
    Martha Charlotte "Lottie" Swindle

    Born  27 Dec 1881  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Jul 1952  (Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Frank L. Jenkins | F787 
    Married    (Sparta, White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Willie Monroe "Will" SwindleChild 9 | Male
    Willie Monroe "Will" Swindle

    Born  19 Oct 1885  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jan 1946  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  17 Jan 1946  Spring Hill Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Maude Wall | F788 
    Married    (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Maude Winstead | F1505 
    Married  Aft 1922  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Female
    Roxie A(nn) "Roxie" Swindle

    Born  10 Jun 1888  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Aug 1972  Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Joseph Sylvester "Joe" Clark | F790 
    Married    (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Male
    Andrew Clark "Andy" Swindell

    Born  10 Jan 1890  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  0Sep 1911  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Old Philadelphia Cemetery, Center Point, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth "Lizzie" Rasco | F791 
    Married  18 Nov 1910  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Vernia Elvira "Ma" SwindellChild 12 | Female
    Vernia Elvira "Ma" Swindell

    Born  1 Jun 1894  Green Briar Bend, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Apr 1985  McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Perry Green "Green" Byars | F274 (CIVIL) 
    Married  4 Jan 1915  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Photos
    Mother & Daughter
    Mother & Daughter
    Standing is Vernia Elivira "Ma Byars" Swindell Byars (1894-1985)
    and sitting is her mother, Rebecca "Aunt Becky" Goodson Swindle (1848-1930). She was known as, "Aunt Becky, the midwife" as she midwifed a great number of children born in White County. As a matter of fact, she midwifed Robert "Murlis" Wright, husband of her granddaughter, Bessie Lee Byars Wright.

    This photo was provided October 30, 2015, by Christine Bess Cornett, which was found at her mother's home, Pearl Byars Bess Fultz, another granddaughter of Aunt Becky...
    Swindell's Mill at the Caney Fork River, White County, Tennessee
    Swindell's Mill at the Caney Fork River, White County, Tennessee
    This is a zoomed-in shot of the remaining foundation of "Mon's Mill", great grandfather of the grandchildren of "Ma" Swindell & "Pop" Byars, taken from the other side of the Caney Fork River.

    Photo provided by cousin Christine Bess Cornett, November 19, 2015

  • Notes  Residence (Family):
    • Civil District 5,

  • Sources 
    1. [S3987] "White County Marriage Records, Part of Book I: January 11, 1859 to June 11,, p. 18 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S52978] "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSZV-JBL : accessed.

    3. [S52981] "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VN4V-H6X : acce.

    4. [S58] "The Families of White County,Tennessee in 1860", enumerated & notated by, p. 118 (Reliability: 3).