James Magnus MCSWAIN Bernetta Octavia MCSWAIN Stella D MCSWAIN Ruth Alma MCSWAIN James Marvin MCSWAIN Thad Mathew MCSWAIN Wirt Barnard MCSWAIN Katherine L MCSWAIN Ruth L LOWREY Mini tree diagram
Bruce B MCSWAIN

Bruce B MCSWAIN1,2,3,4

18th Oct 19231,2,3,4 - 13th Jun 19517

Life History

18th Oct 1923

Born in Arkansas.1,2,3,4

1930

Resident in Prairie, Arkansas, Arkansas.2

13th Jun 1951

Died in White River Refuge, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,6,4

(most likely)

after 13th Jun 1951

Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,4

Other facts

 

Military service in WW II 26th Infantry Division.5

 

Died in died by drowning.7

Notes

  • 1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 22 April, District 25,page 6B, Prairie Township, Ethel & Point Rd, Hse #125, Fam #126
    McSwain, James M  Head M W 45 AR NC NC Farmer
    McSwain, Mattie A  Wife F W 43 AR NC TN
    McSwain, Bruce B  Son M W  6 AR AR OK

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 8 April, Ethel,District 26, page 3B, Belleview Rd, Hse #48, Owns Farm, Value $800
    McSwain, Jim Head M W 55 Grade 6 b Alabama lived in same house in 1935Farmer
    McSwain, Annie Wife F W 53 Grade 8 b Arkansas same house in 1935Housekeeper
    McSwain, Bruce  Son M W 16 Single Grade 6 b Arkansas same house in1935 Farm Laborer

    Date of death may be 03 June rather than 13 June.  It is hard to readon the stone.

    Bruce B. McSwain drowned while on a fishing/hunting expedition on theWhite River Refuge.
    --  George Oliver McSwain, email correspondence, January 2007

    Gravestone of Bruce B McSwain, Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas
    Bruce B McSwain
    Arkansas
    PFC 101 Inf 26 Inf Div
    World War I BMS Pr
    Oct 18, 1923  June 13, 1951

    U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963
    Bruce B Mc Swain
    Birth 18 Oct 1923
    Death 3 Jun 1951
    Enlisted 15 Feb 1943, Discharged 30 June 1946
    U S Army 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division, Company I
    Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dewitt [DeWitt is struck out and corrected toEthel], Arkansas
    Ship to Thad M McSwain, DeWitt, Arkansas
    Approved 20 Jun 1951
    Shipped 9 Aug 1951 from Columbus, Mississippi

Sources

  • 1. Gravestone of Bruce B McSwain, Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas
  • 2. 1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • 22 April, Ethel and Point Rd, Prairie Township, District 25, page 7A,
  • 3. 1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • 8 April, Ethel, District 26, page 3B, Belleview Rd, Hse #48, Owns
  • 4. U.S., Headstone Applications, 1925-1963
  • 5. Military Gravestone of Bruce B McSwain, Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel,Arkansas
  • 6. George Oliver McSwain, email correspondence, January 2007
  • 7. Edith Marie McSwain Jenkins, Personal Knowledge

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