Roxie A(nn) "Roxie" Swindle

Female 1888 - 1972  (84 years)


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  • Name Roxie A(nn) "Roxie" Swindle 
    Born 10 Jun 1888  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Alt Birth 1889  [6
    Died 9 Aug 1972  Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Buried Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Person ID I2074  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2019 

    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  [4, 9, 10, 11
    Residence (Family) 1870  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence (Family) 1880  (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence (Family) 1900  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    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 Joseph Sylvester "Joe" Clark,   b. 27 Jul 1872, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1927, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence (Family) 1920  Dallas, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence (Family) 1930  Guntersville, Marshall County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Lira Clark,   b. 0___ 1907, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Pearl Leona Clark,   b. 4 Oct 1909, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (Marshall County, Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jorene Clark,   b. 6 Jun 1912, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1968, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     4. Edna Clark,   b. 0___ 1915, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Willene Clark,   b. 10 Jun 1918, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1974, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     6. Beatrice "Bea" Clark,   b. 0___ 1930, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jun 1888 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1920 - Dallas, Madison County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1930 - Guntersville, Marshall County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Aug 1972 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - (White County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Roxie Swindle Clark (1888-1972)
    Roxie Swindle Clark (1888-1972)
    Aunt Roxie with her youngest sister, Vernia Elvira Swindell (1894-1985). Circa 1960 in Knoxville, TN

  • Sources 
    1. [S2324] http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/knox/cemeteries/lynnhurst03.txt.

    2. [S52300] "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MX8T-4GH : accessed.

    3. [S52303] "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/3JR9-V6Z : accessed.

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

    5. [S330] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=clark&GSfn=roxie&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=45&GScntry=4&GSob=n&.

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

    7. [S2325] Shelley,Pearl Leona Clark, telephone interview July 18, 1995,.

    8. [S2326] Pearl Leona Clark Shelley | Telephone Interview | 18 Jul 1995 | 2433 Semour Avenue, Knoxville,TN 37917 | 615.525.5485.

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

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

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

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

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

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