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Amanda May Swiger

Amanda May Swiger

Female 1856 - 1918  (61 years)

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  • Name Amanda May Swiger 
    Born 18 Oct 1856  McElvery, Doddridge County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Date/location of birth are from West Virginia Birth Index. (The memorial on Find-a-Grave seems to conflict listing a birth date of Oct 18, 1855).
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  Doddridge County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Indexed as Amanda Swiger, age 5 born 1855 in Virginia; female; nearest post office is West Union; living with father Christopher Swiger, age 31 and mother J.A. Swiger, age 32; siblings in the home: Gloster (Sylvester?), 9; Wm., 7; Absolam, male infant; also in the home is M. Swiger, 18 
    Census 1870  Ashley, Pike County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Indexed as Amanda Swigger, age 15 born abt 1855 in Virginia; female; nearest post office is Bowling Green; living with father Christopher, age 39 who is a farmer whose real estate is valued at $1,500 and whose personal property is valued at $1,000; and step-mother Elizabeth, age 27; siblings and half-siblings in the home: William, 17; Absolem, 10; Parry, 6; Mary, 4; Aaron, 2 and Elias, 6 mos.; also in the home are Louisa Moore, age 12 and Sarah J. Moore, age 10 - relationship not known; older brother Sylvester Swigger lives a few doors down with wife Margaret 
    Census 1900  Courtney, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    In 1900 this was still Indian Territory (Chickasaw Nation); Indexed as Amanda Mason, age 44 born abt 1856 in West Virginia; white female; wife; living with husband Wes Mason, age 41; and children: John W., 17; Jesse M., 15; Armada (Amanda?), 9; Sarah J., 7; Myrtle M., 6; Annie E., 4; Beaula I., 2; the family has a boarder: M.T. Caskle, age 71; she and Wes have been married 18 years; she has given birth to 7 children and all 7 children are living 
    Census 1910  Morgan, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Indexed as Mandy Mason, age 53 born abt 1858 in West Virginia; white female; married wife; father was born in West Virginia and mother was born in Indiana; living with husband M.H. Mason, age 51 and children: Arminda Orr, age 19 and son-in-law John Orr, age 22; Janie Mason, 17; Myrle Mason, 16; and Bulah Mason, 12; she and Wes have been married for 29 years; she has given birth to 7 children and 5 children are living 
    Died 11 Mar 1918  Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of death are from memorial on Find-a-Grave and NOT otherwise sourced by me. Her cause of death was listed as "tumor." Her attending physician was "Dr. Parish."
    Buried 11 Mar 1918  Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rose Hill Cemetery; Plot: Block 51 Lot 1 SW Corner. The cemetery office has confirmed that this burial is unmarked.
    Amanda May Swiger
    Amanda May Swiger
    Headstone - No photograph available at this time
    Plot: Block 51 Lot 1 SW Corner
    Notes 
    • Daughter of Christopher Swiger (1831-1877) and Julia Ann Freshour (1829-1864)
    Person ID P11523  Curbow Montoya Family
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2014 

    Family Wesley Houston Mason,   b. 1 Dec 1859, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1937, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1882  Denton, Denton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In addition to John Wesley Mason; Jessie Monroe Mason and Beulah Ida Mason, Wesley Mason and Amanda Swiger had the following known children:
      Elsie Amanda (1891-1919)
      Janie (born 1893)
      Myrtle (born 1894)
      Annie E. (born 1896)
    Children 
    +1. John Wesley Mason,   b. 1883, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Jessie Monroe Mason,   b. 10 Mar 1885, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1907, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     3. Beulah Ida Mason,   b. 13 Apr 1898, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1987, Nueces County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2013 08:07:20 
    Family ID F3762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Amanda Swigger, age 15 born abt 1855 in Virginia; female; nearest post office is Bowling Green; living with father Christopher, age 39 who is a farmer whose real estate is valued at $1,500 and whose personal property is valued at $1,000; and step-mother Elizabeth, age 27; siblings and half-siblings in the home: William, 17; Absolem, 10; Parry, 6; Mary, 4; Aaron, 2 and Elias, 6 mos.; also in the home are Louisa Moore, age 12 and Sarah J. Moore, age 10 - relationship not known; older brother Sylvester Swigger lives a few doors down with wife Margaret - 1870 - Ashley, Pike County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Aug 1882 - Denton, Denton County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - In 1900 this was still Indian Territory (Chickasaw Nation); Indexed as Amanda Mason, age 44 born abt 1856 in West Virginia; white female; wife; living with husband Wes Mason, age 41; and children: John W., 17; Jesse M., 15; Armada (Amanda?), 9; Sarah J., 7; Myrtle M., 6; Annie E., 4; Beaula I., 2; the family has a boarder: M.T. Caskle, age 71; she and Wes have been married 18 years; she has given birth to 7 children and all 7 children are living - 1900 - Courtney, Carter County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Mandy Mason, age 53 born abt 1858 in West Virginia; white female; married wife; father was born in West Virginia and mother was born in Indiana; living with husband M.H. Mason, age 51 and children: Arminda Orr, age 19 and son-in-law John Orr, age 22; Janie Mason, 17; Myrle Mason, 16; and Bulah Mason, 12; she and Wes have been married for 29 years; she has given birth to 7 children and 5 children are living - 1910 - Morgan, Carter County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1918 - Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Mar 1918 - Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4273286800] West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
      Amanda Swiger; 18 Oct 1856; born McElvery, Doddridge County, West Virginia; female; Father: Christopher Swiger; Mother: Julia A.; FHL Film Number: 838202

    2. [S2625378497] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1), Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: , Doddridge, Virginia; Roll: M653_1342; Page: 466; Image: 474; Family History Library Film: 805342.

    3. [S2624683368] 1870 United States Federal Census, (1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnes), Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Ashley, Pike, Missouri; Roll: M593_798; Page: 10B; Image: 26; Family History Library Film: 552297.

    4. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Courtney, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory; Roll: 1850; Enumeration District: 0174; FHL microfilm: 1241850.

    5. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Morgan, Carter, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1246; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0053; FHL microfilm: 1375259.