Joseph Imboden MCSWAIN Gladys Mae COLQUITT Sarah Elizabeth CANTRELL Mini tree diagram
Benjamin Lee MCSWAIN

Benjamin Lee MCSWAIN1,2,3,5

also known as Ben MCSWAIN4

21st Jun 19104 - 10th Jul 20102,3

Life History

about 1831

Married Gladys Mae COLQUITT in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.5

21st Jun 1910

Born in Cleveland County, North Carolina.1,2,3

(most likely)


Born in North Carolina.4

(less likely)


Resident in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.4

27th Apr 1997

Death of Gladys Mae COLQUITT in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.6,7,8,9

10th Jul 2010

Died in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.2,3

12th Jul 2010

Buried in Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.2

Other facts




  • 1940 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 15 April,Shelby, District 23-27, Page 14B, 108 McDowell St, Hse #247, Rents $15
    McSwain, Ben Head M W 29 Single Grade H4 b NC Same house in 1935Draying & Hauling [b abt 1911]
    McSwain, Gladys Wife F W 29 Married Grade H2 b Tenn Same house in 1935[b abt 1911]
    McSwain, Bobby Joe Son M W 8 Grade 3 b NC Same house in 1935 [b abt1932]
    McSwain, Ben Donald Son M W 3 Single Grade 0 b NC in 1935 [b abt 1937]

    The information in this census enables us to estiamte that Ben andGladys married about 1931.

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Ben L. McSwain
    Born 21 Jun 1910
    Died 10 Jul 2010
    Last Residence Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina 28150
    SSN issued North Carolina (Before 1951)

    Benjamin Lee McSwain
    Birth 1910 Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
    Death Jul 10, 2010 Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA

    SHELBY - Mr. Ben Lee McSwain, 100, of Carillon Assisted Living, diedSaturday, July 10, 2010 at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center.
    A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Joe and SallyCantrell McSwain. He was a member of Second Baptist Church.
    In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife GladysColquitt McSwain and a son Bobby Joe McSwain.
    He is survived by his son Ben D. and wife, Lavon Kiser McSwain, of N.Myrtle Beach, seven grandchildren, 11 great grand-children; anddaughter-in-law, Lois T. McSwain, of Greensboro.

    Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to theservice at the church
    Funeral Monday, 2 p.m. at Second Baptist Church
    Officiated by Dr. Reginald Dawkins
    Memorials to Second Baptist Church, 1114, S. Lafayette St, Shelby NC28152
    Burial Cleveland Memorial Park, by Clay-Barnette Funeral Home

    Joseph Embolden [Should be Imboden, marker reads Joseph I McSwain]McSwain (1867 - 1951)
    Sallie E Cantrell McSwain (1876 - 1953)

    Spouse Gladys Mae Colquitt McSwain (1910 - 1997)

    Burial Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, Cleveland County, NorthCarolina, USA

    Created by Elizabeth Mar 25, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #35124188,


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