Wiley Carew MCSWAIN Louis Wirt MCSWAIN Gladys Lucille MCSWAIN Edith Marie MCSWAIN Frank Eddie MCSWAIN Living MCSWAIN Living MCSWAIN Bertie Lois DUMOND Logan Morris MCSWAIN Roger Fulton MCSWAIN Bernice June MCSWAIN Susan Frances LOWREY Mini tree diagram
Carew Oliver MCSWAIN

Carew Oliver MCSWAIN4,5,6,7,8,9,2

25th Oct 19103,4,5,6,1,7,8,9,2 - 30th Sep 19796,1,8,2

Life History

between 1910 and 1978

Resident in Prairie, Arkansas, Arkansas.9

25th Oct 1910

Born in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.3,4,5,6,1,7,8,9,2

16th Mar 1941

Married Bertie Lois DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,7

24th Jan 1948

Birth of daughter Edith Marie MCSWAIN in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.3,6,10,11,11

13th Apr 1955

Birth of son Frank Eddie MCSWAIN in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.6,3,12

30th Sep 1979

Died in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas.6,1,8,2

Heart failure resulting from long-term emphysema

2nd Oct 1979

Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,2

Other facts

 

Birth of son Living MCSWAIN

 

Birth of son Living MCSWAIN

Notes

  • Carew Oliver always went by Oliver.  The 1920 census even lists him as Oliver C.  His brother Logan Morris, who also went by his middle name, was also listed with the middle name first.

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 6 February, Prairie Township, St Charles Road, District 16, page 8A, Hse #142, Fam #149
    McSwain, Wiley C  Head M W 42 AR NC NC Farmer
    McSwain, Susie F  Wife F W 34 OK IN AR
    McSwain, Oliver C  Son M W 9 AR AR OK Farm Laborer

    Oliver's mother died when he was 15.  In the 1930 census, Wiley Carew was listed as head of the household, a widower with two sons in the home.  The younger daughter Bernice may have been with relatives at census time.

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 23 April, Prairie Township, District 25, page 7B, Ethel and Chute Rd, Hse #131, Fam #132
    McSwain, Wiley C Head Owns M W 52 Widowed AR NC NC Farmer
    McSwain, Louis W Son M W 23 Single AR AR OK Barber, Public Shop
    McSwain, Oliver C Son M W 19 Single AR AR OK Farm Laborer

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 4 April, Ethel, District 1-26, page 6A, Belleview Rd, Hse #89, Owns $500
    McSwain, Karue [Carew] Head M W 62 Widowed Grade HS-3 b Arkansas same house in 1935 Farmer
    McSwain, Oliver Son M W 29 Single Grade 8 b Arkansas same house in 1935 Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Moris Son M W 26 Single Grade 8 b Arkansas same house in 1935 Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Matt Brother M W 59 Single b Arkansas same house in 1935 Stockman

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Oliver McSwain
    Age 30, Birth Year abt 1911
    Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Birdie [Bertie] Dumond
    Spouse's Gender Female
    Spouse's Age 23
    Spouse's Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 16 Mar 1941 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 15 Mar 1941

    Oliver suffered from emphysema for years and lived his last while in treatment in Little Rock at the Veteran's Hospital, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.  Funeral was held at the Belleview Missionary Baptist Church in his home community of Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.

    Gravestone of Carew Oliver McSwain
    Carew Oliver McSwain
    Oct 25, 1910  Sept 30, 1979
    Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Photos by Edith McSwain Jenkins 2003 and 2017

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    Carew Oliver McSwain

    Carew Oliver McSwain, aged 68, died at the Veterans Hospital in little Rock Sept 30 [1979]. He was a farmer, a World War II veteran and a Missionary Baptist.

    Survivors are his wife Bertie Dumond McSwain; three sons, George McSwain of Dallas, Texas, Frank and Rickey McSwain of Little Rock; one daughter Edith Marie Jenkins of Nairobi, Kenya; two sisters, Gladys Dempsey and Bernice James, both of St Charles.

    Funeral was held at 2:30 pm Oct 2 [1979] at Belleview Baptist Church [Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas] with Rev Creed Rush officiating.  Burial was in Mt Pleasant Cemetery [Ethel]  by Essex Funeral Home.
    --  thought to be from the DeWitt Era-Enterprise newspaper, date uncertain, about 3 October 1979
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