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Victoria Era "Victory" Swiney McFadin
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1842
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1919
Glen Rose
Somervell County
Texas, USA

Victoria Swiney was the daughter of William Swinney and Nancy Hollaway. She married Benjamin Marshall McFadin on June 1, 1860 in Scott County Arkansas. Victoria's brother-in-law and sister were James and Arminda Lynch. They were the first to discover the mineral waters known as the crazy waters in Texas. James Lynch layed out the town of Mineral Wells Texas and became the first mayor. The town of Mineral Wells was a popular resort that Hollywood celebrities enjoyed until the late 1930's when the mineral water craze began to fade...

Victoria & Marshall had nine children eight survived to adulthood. She died before her husband of Liver Cancer.

Children of Marshall and Victoria McFadin;
1) Robert Franklin McFadin b.) 1869 died age 27
2) Malissa McFadin b.) 1871 m. Adam H. Scrifres
3) Dr. Charles A. McFadin b) 1872 m. Rowena L. Putman
4) Dr. Wiley N. McFadin b) 1874 m. 1) Viola E. Green 2) Lillie H. Staglin
5) Andrew McFadin b) 1877 died age 1
6) Dr. James S. McFadin b) 1878 m. 1) M. M. Jones 2) Leath B. Corrigan 3) Ada I. Hobbs 4) Anna V. (Binkley) Miller 5) Luvenia Glass Walton Johnson (sister of Florence Glass)
7) Thomas N. McFadin b) 1880 m. Florence Glass
8) Benjamin H. McFadin b) 1882 m. Emma Lee Roden
9) Mineola McFadin b) 1888 m. Francis Melvin Holmes 
Family links: 
  William Swinney (1810 - 1850)
  Benjamin Marshall McFadin (1838 - 1921)
  Robert Franklin McFadin (1869 - 1896)*
  Malissie McFadin Scifres (1871 - 1948)*
  Charles Allen McFadin (1872 - 1928)*
  Wiley N. McFadin (1874 - 1955)*
  Andrew McFadin (1877 - 1878)*
  James Samuel McFadin (1878 - 1947)*
  Thomas Nelson McFadin (1880 - 1961)*
  Benjamin Haywood McFadin (1883 - 1933)*
  Mineola McFadin Holmes (1888 - 1977)*
  Almeda Swinney Marshall (1831 - 1866)*
  Arminda Swinney Lynch (1835 - 1921)*
  Thomas Franklin Swinney (1840 - 1916)*
  Victoria Era Swiney McFadin (1842 - 1919)
  Mary Etta Swiney Earnest (1849 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Nancy Smith Cemetery
Glen Rose
Somervell County
Texas, USA
Created by: Miranda
Record added: Mar 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66627704
Victoria Era Victory <i>Swiney</i> McFadin
Added by: Miranda
Victoria Era Victory <i>Swiney</i> McFadin
Added by: Miranda
Victoria Era Victory <i>Swiney</i> McFadin
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