Eliza Ann Swearingen was born Anna E. Fudge on Aug. 8, 1887 in Cloud County the daughter of Jacob H. & Sarah Elizabeth Comer Fudge. She was married to Arley Swearingen at the Concordia E. U. B. church in February 1911. He preceded her in death on April 6, 1950. They lived on a farm in Cloud County until his death, then she moved to Concordia.