Joseph Edward MCSWAIN Ollie V MCSWAIN Iona D MCSWAIN Nettie Mae MCSWAIN Nellie MCSWAIN Jessie CUNNINGHAM Velma Josephine MCSWAIN James Howard MCSWAIN Joseph Edward MCSWAIN Audrey Alberta MCSWAIN Alice A COOK Mini tree diagram
John Kiner MCSWAIN

John Kiner MCSWAIN5,6,8,3,10,9

also known as John T MCSWAIN4

6th Jun 19092,4,7,6,8,3,9 - 4th Mar 19512,3

Life History

6th Jun 1909

Born in Arkansas County, Arkansas.2,4,7,6,8,3,9

between 1910 and 1920

Resident in Prairie Township, Arkansas, Arkansas.4,5

1930

Residence2 in Chute Road, Prairie Township, Arkansas, Arkansas.6

11th Apr 1934

Married Jessie CUNNINGHAM in Arkansas County, Arkansas.10

1944

Residence3 in Arkansas County, Arkansas.8

17th Jan 1944

Military in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas.8

4th Mar 1951

Died in Arkansas County, Arkansas.2,3

after 4th Mar 1951

Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,2,3

Notes

  • In the 1910 census, John is reported in the census just as Kiner, age10 mos.

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 20 April, PrairieTownship, District 13, page 3A, Hse/Fam #36
    McSwain, Joseph Head M W 30 Married 9 years AR NC NC Farm Laborer,working out;
    McSwain, Allie Wife F W 24 Married 9yrs AR GA AR;
    McSwain, Ollie  Dau M W 8 AR AR AR
    McSwain, Iona  Dau F W 6 AR AR AR
    McSwain, Nettie  Dau F W 3 AR AR AR
    McSwain, Nellie  Dau F W 3 AR AR AR
    McSwain, Kiner  Dau M W 10mos AR AR AR

    In the 1920 census, he is John with the middle initial of T, but hismiddle initial in 1930 is K, matching the name Kiner in 1910.  The Tin 1920 appears to be simply an error.

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 3 February, District16, page 6B, Prairie Township, Ethel & St Charles Rd, Hse #116, Fam#120
    McSwain, Joseph E  Head M W 40 AR NC NC Farmer
    McSwain, Allie Wife F W 33 AR USA USA
    McSwain, Ollie Son M W 17 AR AR AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Iona Dau F W 16 AR AR AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Nettie Dau F W 16 AR AR AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Nellie Dau F W 16 AR AR AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, John T Son M W 10 AR AR AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Velma Dau F W 8 AR AR AR
    McSwain, Howard Son M W 6 AR AR AR
    McSwain, J E  Son M W 2mos AR AR AR [born Nov 1919]

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 21 April, District 25,page 6B, Prairie Township, Ethel & Chute Rd, Hse #114, Fam #115
    McSwain, Joseph E  Head M W 50 Married at age 21 AR NC NC Farmer
    McSwain, Allie Wife F W 44 Married at age 17 AR USA USA
    McSwain, Nettie Dau F W 23 AR AR AR
    McSwain, John K Son M W 20 AR AR AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Velma J  Dau F W 18 AR AR AR
    McSwain, Howard Son M W 16 AR AR AR
    McSwain, J E  Son M W 10 AR AR AR
    McSwain, Audrey Dau F W 4yr 7mos  AR AR AR

    John Kiner appears to be the John McSwain who married Jesse Cunninghamin 1934.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Jessie Cunningham
    Age 19, Est Birth Year 1915
    Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name John McSwain
    Spouse's Age 24
    Spouse's Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 11 Apr 1934 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 31 Mar 1934
    Certificate 00211, Volume 0023, page 0835

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 20 April, PrairieTownship, District 1-24, page 8B, Hwy 1, Hse #126 Owns $250
    McSwain, John Head M W 28 Grade H2 b Ark same place in 1935 CottonFarmer
    McSwain, Jessie Wife F W 22 Grade H2 b Ark  same place in 1935 PublicSchool Teacher

    The name on his WWII draft registration is John K.

    U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    John K McSwain
    Birth Year 1909 Arkansas
    Residence Arkansas County, Arkansas
    No branch assignment
    Grade Private
    Education 2 years of high school
    Civil Occupation Farm hands, general farms
    Marital Status Married
    Enlistment 17 Jan 1944 Little Rock Arkansas

    John's gravestone has only the name John McSwain.

    John Kiner McSwain
    Birth Jun. 6, 1909 Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Death Mar. 4, 1951 Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Parents:
    Joseph E. McSwain (1879 - 1964)
    Alice A. Cook McSwain (1885 - 1964)
    Siblings:
    Ollie V. McSwain (1902 - 1927)
    Nettie M. McSwain Tucker (1907 - 1996)
    Joseph E. McSwain (1919 - 1945)
    Inscription:  'BELOVED'
    Burial Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Created by Dale Houghton Ar 26, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial 8172659,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=89172659

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