Willie Monroe "Will" Swindle

Willie Monroe "Will" Swindle

Male 1885 - 1946  (60 years)

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  • Name Willie Monroe "Will" Swindle 
    Born 19 Oct 1885  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Truant Officer  [6, 7
    Also Known As Willie Monroe Swindell  [3
    Census Name Willie M Swindell  [4
    Died 15 Jan 1946  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 7
    Buried 17 Jan 1946  Spring Hill Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 7
    Person ID I2073  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2015 

    Father James Monroe "Mon" Swindle,   b. 10 Feb 1846, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1904, (Green Briar Bend) White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother 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  [2, 8, 9, 10
    Residence (Family) 1870  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence (Family) 1880  (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence (Family) 1900  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    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
    Family ID F773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maude Wall,   b. 2 Mar 1889, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1922, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1940  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Eula May Swindle,   b. 25 May 1910, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2007, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maude Winstead,   b. 14 May 1889, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1968, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Aft 1922  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 13
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1885 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Aft 1922 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1940 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1946 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Jan 1946 - Spring Hill Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - (White County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Monroe 'Will' Swindle (1885-1946)
    William Monroe "Will" Swindle (1885-1946)
    Photo taken 1914, Sparta, White Co., Tennessee
    Will Swindle Family Photo circa 1940 in McMinnville, Tennessee
    Will Swindle Family Photo circa 1940 in McMinnville, Tennessee
    Standing is niece, Eva Pearl "Pearl" Byars Bess Fults, daughter, Eula May Swindle Winstead (1910-2007) and seated is his second wife, Maude Winstead Swindle (1889-1968)

  • Sources 
    1. [S2298] "Cemeteries of White County", Volume I, Transcribed and Indexed by, p. 212 (Reliability: 3).

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

    3. [S5976] "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NS75-S86.

    4. [S5977] "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4HK-THS : accesse.

    5. [S5979] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=swindell&GSfn=will&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=45&GScntry=4&GSob=.

    6. [S2323] http://www.tngenweb.org/white/district5/30-TN-05.htm.

    7. [S52982] "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NS75-S8X :.

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

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

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

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

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

    13. [S5] Lucile Byars Hennessee (1918-2008) | Personal Knowledge | Interviewed 10 Oct 1999.