SWINDELL, Joseph 'Joe' Wesley
Joseph ‘Joe’ Wesley SWINDELL
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Joseph Wesley Swindell (b. 1928 Miami Ottawa Co. OK) was a son of my uncle William Ralph Swindell (b.1897 Liberty Co., GA--d. 1950 Butte Silver Bow Co., Montana) and Maxine Gilmore (b. 1908-12 Baxter Springs Cherokee Co., KS--d. 1948 Mt. Kisco Westchester Co., New York). William and Maxine were divorced in 1929-30 in Oklahoma and Maxine Swindell was awarded custody of children. Maxine, with her children, later moved with her brother Byron Gilmore to New York and married Mr. Pat DeRosa in N.Y. after 1940.
Maxine Gilmore Swindell DeRosa died about Jan 25, 1948 in the Mt. Kisco Hospital following a lengthy illness and Funeral services were held at White Plaines, N.Y., and graveside services at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, N.Y. She was survived by: her husband, Pat DeRosa, Mt. Kisco; two sons, Harry Edward Swindell of California, and Joseph Wesley Swindell of Baltimore, Md.; and one brother Byron F. Gilmore, Farmer, Tenn.
William Ralph Swindell died in Butte Montana on Jan. 5, 1950 at age 53 suddenly while at work in a stope on the 3200-foot level of the Leonard Mine. Buried - In Mountain View Cemetery, Butte, Montana where officers and members of Silver Bow Post No. 1, American Legion, held military rites. Veterans Cemetery Monument on Grave shows: Cross in Circle, William Ralph Swindell, Montana, PVT Development BN, World War I, Jan 5, 1897 -- Dec 15, 1950. Obituary, published in Montana Standard on (12-17-1950 & a follow-up on 12-22-1950) showed his address: 257 East Park, Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana. Occupation-Mining. There were no survivors or next of kin published in his Obituary.
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