Oliver MCSWAIN Euzelia Mae MCSWAIN John Moore MCSWAIN Alvin Lee MCSWAIN Margaret Rebecca Eliza BLACK Mini tree diagram

Thomas Efford MCSWAIN1,2

6th Sep 19211,2 - 11th Nov 19991

Life History

6th Sep 1921

Born in Cleveland County, North Carolina.1,2

11th Nov 1999

Died in Carolina Care, Cherryville, Gaston, North Carolina.1

after 11th Nov 1999

Buried in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherryville, Gaston, North Carolina.1


  • 1930 Federal Census, Gaston County, North Carolina, 11 April,Cherryville Township, District 4, page 6A, Hse #101, Fam #106
    McSwain, Oliver Head Rents $6 Owns Radio M W 55 First Married at age[no stated] NC NC NC Farmer
    McSwain, Maggie Wife F W 49 First Married at age 35 NC NC NC
    McSwain, Thomas E Son M W 8 NC NC NC

    Thomas Efford McSwain
    Birth Sep. 6, 1921 Cleveland County, North Carolina
    Death Nov. 11, 1999

    CHERRYVILLE - T.E. McSwain, 78, died Nov. 11, 1999, at Carolina Care.He was a native of Cleveland County, son of the late Oliver and MaggieBlack McSwain, brother of the late George, Vick, Hubert, Marvin,Winifred and J.M. McSwain, retired from Carolina Freight CarriersCorp., where he worked as a long haul truck driver for 34 years, alsoworked as an auctioneer, member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, VFWCherryville Post 5200, graduate of Cherryville High School, decoratedWorld War II Marine veteran.

    SURVIVORS: Wife, Shirley McSwain, Hickory; sons and daughers-in-law,Tony E. and Debra McSwain, Waco, Dwayne N. and Pat McSwain, Allen,Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Anita Diane and Phil Camp,Cherryville; stepson, Tony Shuford, Zepher Hills, Fla.; stepdaughter,Paula Garrick, Newton; brother and sister-in-law, Marie and Alvin L.McSwain Sr., Cherryville; sister and brother-in-law, Euzila and LeePorter, Cherryville; sisters-in-law, Mozelle and Florence McSwain,Cherryville, Frankie Williams, Lincolnton; 11 grandchildren; onegreat-grandchild

    Oliver McSwain (1874 - 1961)
    Mary Margaret Black McSwain (1890 - 1960)

    Burial Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherryville, Gaston County,North Carolina

    Created by Elizabeth Aug 13, 2006
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #15320177,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15320177


  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #15320177,
  • 2. 1930 Federal Census, Gaston County, North Carolina
    • 11 April, Cherryville Township, District 4, page 6A, Hse #101, Fam

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