David Henry Brown
Anna Beeker
Allen Gilbert McKinney
Mildred Anne Brown
Elda McKinney


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1. James Albert Swindler

Elda McKinney 2 3

  • Born: 11 Jan 1889, Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): James Albert Swindler on 12 Sep 1914 in , Benton, IN, USA 1
  • Died: 8 Feb 1973, New Wilmington, Lawrence, PA, USA at age 84 2 3
  • Buried: 12 Feb 1973, Otterbein: Pond Grove Cemetery, Warren, IN, USA 2

   FamilySearch ID: MWV6-F9G.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 4 The 1900 census recorded Gilbert McKinney, 46, born Mar 1824, living with wife Millie, 44, Oct 1856; Jesse, 18, May 1882; Nellie, 15, Sep 1885; Elda, 11, Jan 1889; and Erma, 9, Sep 1891. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana, except Gilbert's father in Oho and Nellie's father in Pennsylvania. Gilbert and Nellie were married 19 years and she had birthed 4 children by 1900, all alive.

2. Residence: on 30 Nov 1943 in New Wilmington, Lawrence, PA, USA. 5 6

3. Obituary: New Castle News: obituary Elda Swindler on 8 Feb 1973 in New Castle, Lawrence, PA. 3 Mrs. Elda Swindler
NEW WILMINGTON - Mrs. Elda Swindler, 84, of 227 N. Market St. died at 1:45 am. today in Overlook Medical Clinic after a two-month illness. She was born in Otterbein, Ind. on Jan. 11, 1889 to the late Gilbert and Mildred Brown McKinney. Mrs. Swindler was a member of New Wilmington United Presbyterian Church and had resided in New Wilmington since 1919. She was married on Sept. 12, 1914 to Dr. James A. Swindler who died on Feb. 28, 1955. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Riley (Lowenne) Patton of Canton, Maine, Mrs. Matthew (Jean) Hosie of Rochester, Pa., a sister, Mrs. Erma Weigel of Otterbein, lnd.; five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a son Gilbert on Feb. 17, 1952. Friends will be received at the E. Gailey Sharp Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home conducted by Dr. William Philips of the chorch. The body will be taken to the Johnston Funeral Home in Otterbein, lnd. where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and a service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will follow in Pond Grove Cemetery in Indiana.

Elda married James Albert Swindler on 12 Sep 1914 in , Benton, IN, USA.1 (James Albert Swindler was born on 20 May 1887 in , Boone, IN,2 died on 28 Feb 1955 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA 2 and was buried in Otterbein: Pond Grove Cemetery, Warren, IN, USA 2 7.)


1 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFQ4-8PT James Albert Swindler and Elda McKinney 1914.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35777745.

3 New Castle News (New Castle, PA), 8 Feb 1973, page 3. Obituary of Elda Swindler.

4 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMB8-933 Gilbert Mckinney, Bolivar Township Otterbein town, Benton, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1, sheet 8A, family 171.

5 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 30 Nov 1943, page 5. Obituary of Mildred Ann McKinney.

6 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 36257 Mildred Ann McKinney, father David Brown, mother Anna Beeker, spouse Allen Gilbert McKinney.

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35777746.

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