James Monroe "Mon" Swindle

James Monroe "Mon" Swindle

Male 1846 - 1904  (58 years)

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  • Name James Monroe "Mon" Swindle 
    Born 10 Feb 1846  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Gristmill owner  [9
    Also Known As Monroe Swindell  [10
    Census Name Marian Swindle  [6
    Census Name Monroe Swindle  [11
    Died 12 Mar 1904  (Green Briar Bend) White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried Old Philadelphia Cemetery, Center Point, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I2049  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2015 

    Father Samuel Clark "Clark" Swindle,   b. 11 Feb 1821, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1883, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Tabitha "Little Granny" Moore,   b. 1827-1828, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1904, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1844  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 12, 13
    Residence (Family) 1850  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence (Family) 1860  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence (Family) 1870  (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence (Family) 1880  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Family ID F772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca "Becky" Goodson,   b. 22 Mar 1848, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1931, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1868  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11, 16, 17
    Residence (Family) 1870  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence (Family) 1880  (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence (Family) 1900  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Frances Louisa Swindle,   b. 11 Dec 1868, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1933, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Amanda "Mandy" Swindle,   b. 20 Jun 1871, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Aug 1939, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Amma E(lizabeth) "Ammie" Swindle,   b. 26 Feb 1873, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1944, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Arminda "Mindie" Swindle,   b. 0May 1873, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1904, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     5. Robert Hatten "Hatten" Swindle,   b. 2 Jan 1876, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1938, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Almedia "Medie" Swindle,   b. 0Jan 1878, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     7. Tabitha F. "Bithy" Swindle,   b. 20 Nov 1879, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1912, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     8. Martha Charlotte "Lottie" Swindle,   b. 27 Dec 1881, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1952, (Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. Willie Monroe "Will" Swindle,   b. 19 Oct 1885, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1946, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     10. Roxie A(nn) "Roxie" Swindle,   b. 10 Jun 1888, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1972, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     11. Andrew Clark "Andy" Swindell,   b. 10 Jan 1890, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Sep 1911, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     12. Vernia Elvira "Ma" Swindell,   b. 1 Jun 1894, Green Briar Bend, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1985, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    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
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1846 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1868 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1870 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1880 - (White County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1900 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1904 - (Green Briar Bend) White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Philadelphia Cemetery, Center Point, White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    James Monroe Swindle (1846 - 1904)
    James Monroe Swindle (1846 - 1904)
    Three Daughters of Mon & Becky Swindle
    Three Daughters of Mon & Becky Swindle
    Roxie Swindle Clark (1888-1972)
    Medie Swindle Gooch (1878-1960)
    Vernie Swindle Byars (1894-1985)
    Mid-1950 at Vernie's house, North Warren Street, McMinnville, Tennessee

  • Notes 
    • Family Members
      Parents
      Samuel Clark Swindell
      18211883

      Tabitha Moore Swindell
      18271904

      Spouse
      Photo
      Rebeca Goodson Swindell
      18481930 (m. 1868)

      Siblings
      Photo
      Nancy Jane Swindell Winstead
      18471924

      William Garrett Swindell
      18651928

      Children
      Photo
      Frances Louise Swindell Knowles
      18681933

      Photo
      Robert Hatton Swindell
      18761938

      Photo
      Almeda S. Swindell Gooch
      18781960

      Photo
      Roxie Swindell Clark
      18891972

      end of profile [8]
    • Aunt Pearl tells us that Ma said her father was "sickly" - We laughed about that comment as he sired 12 children...DAH [18]

  • Sources 
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    2. [S52979] "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD88-BVF : accessed.

    3. [S52980] "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDWK-B8B : accessed.

    4. [S347] "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MC63-PHP : accessed.

    5. [S348] "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M8TY-RYN : accessed 02 Apr 2014.

    6. [S22006] "1850 White County,TN Census",transcribed from microfilm,by Peggy Allison,, p. 87.

    7. [S8770] "Hogg DNA Project - A List of Hogg Lines", line VA1657: descendants of John Hogg of New Kent Co. VA, http://hdhdata.org/.

    8. [S14277] "Monroe Swindell (1846-1904)", Cemetery Profile, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Swindell&GSiman=1.

    9. [S51] 1880 White County,Tn Census, District 5, taken by G.H.Templeton,, p. 158 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S8399] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Swindell&GSiman=1&GScid=1500777&GRid=29843586&.

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

    12. [S58] "The Families of White County,Tennessee in 1860", enumerated & notated by, p. 40 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S14279] "Samuel Clark Swindell (1821-1883)", Cemetery Profile, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/64164279, this person, place,.

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

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

    18. [S8470] Eva Pearl Byars Bess Fultz. Memories of her life growing up in the BYARS family. I interviewed Aunt Pearl while visintin.