Lewis Hobson MCSWAIN Mildred MCSWAIN Lamar MCSWAIN Audrey Ann MCSWAIN Margaret MCSWAIN James William MCSWAIN Howard JENKINS James JENKINS Ada Shirley JENKINS Lois JENKINS Howard Lewis JENKINS Jason Dector MCSWAIN Sarah Ada FULTON Mini tree diagram

Ada Lewis MCSWAIN1,2,3,8,9,4,5,6,7,4

11th Sep 19151,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 1st Dec 20033,4,5,7

Life History

11th Sep 1915

Born in Cherokee County, South Carolina.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

about 1938

Birth of son James JENKINS in York County, South Carolina.6

29th Sep 1939

Birth of daughter Ada Shirley JENKINS in York County, South Carolina.6,10

15th Apr 1946

Birth of daughter Lois JENKINS in York County, South Carolina.10

14th Feb 1948

Birth of son Howard Lewis JENKINS.5,10,8,4,11

31st Oct 1973

Death of Howard JENKINS in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina.12,8,3

1st Dec 2003

Died in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.3,4,5,7

3rd Dec 2003

Buried in Mountainview Baptist Church Cemetery, York, York County, South Carolina.3,4,7

Other facts

 

Married Howard JENKINS

Notes

  • 1920 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina, 22 January,Cherokee Township, District 3, page 15B, Hse #240, Fam #242
    McSwain, Lewis H Head Rents M W 43 SC NC NC Farmer [b abt 1876]
    McSwain, Aider Wife F W 35 NC NC SC [b abt 1884]
    McSwain, Aider L Dau F  W 4yrs4mos SC SC NC [b abt 1915]

    1930 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina, 4 April,Cherokee Township, District 35, page 3A-B, Hse/Fam #45
    McSwain, Lewis H Head Owns M W  52 Married at age 26 SC SC SC Farmer[b abt 1878]
    -- page 3B --
    McSwain, Ada F Wife F W  45 Married at age 18 SC NC SC [b abt 1885]
    McSwain, Ada L Dau F W 14 Single SC SC SC [b abt March 1916]

    1940 Federal Census, York County, South Carolina, 10 April, KingsMountain, District 46-52, Page 3A, Hse #38, Rents $4, Farm
    Jenkins, Howard Head M W 30 Married Grade H2 b SC Rural York Co in1935 Farmer [b abt 1910]
    Jenkins, Ada Lewis Wife F W 24 Married Grade H1 b SC Rural York Co in1935 [b abt 1916]
    Jenkins, James Son M W 1 Single Grade 0 b SC [b abt 1938]
    Jenkins, Ada Shirley Dau F W 6mos Single Grade 0 b SC [b abt 1939]

    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
    Ada L Jenkins
    Birth Date 11 Sep 1915
    Rr02 Box 215, Blacksburg, SC, 29702 (1986)
    5199 Jenkins Farm Rd, Blacksburg, SC, 29702-8571 (1990)

    North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1908-2004
    Ada Louis Jenkins [Ada Louis McSwain]
    Widowed White Female
    Father's Last Name McSwain
    Age 88 Years, 11 Sep 1915
    Residence Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina 28150
    Education 8th grade
    Death 1 Dec 2003 Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina 28150
    Institution Nursing Home
    Attendant Physician
    Burial out-of-state [probably in Cherokee County, South Carolina,former residence, a few miles south]
    Recorded 5 Dec 2003

    Note that her death certificate reports that her residence was Shelby,North Carolina, probably from the address of the nursing home whereshe died.  But the Social Security records report that her lastresidence was in Blacksburg, Cherokee County, South Caroina (a fewmiles south of Shelby, the home area of her family.

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Ada M. Jenkins
    Born 11 Sep 1915
    Died 1 Dec 2003
    Last Residence Blacksburg, Cherokee, South Carolina 29702
    SSN 250-36-7812 issued South Carolina (1952)

    United States Obituary Collection
    Ada Lewis McSwain Jenkins
    Age at Death 88, Birth abt 1915
    Death Date 1 Dec 2003
    Locations Mentioned in Obituary:  Shelby, NC, Blacksburg [Cherokee CoSC]
    [longtime and official residence at time of death was Blacksburg,Cherokee Co SC, a few miles south of Shelby NC]
    Jason McSwain
    Ada Fuller [Fulton, mother]
    James Jenkins [son]
    Lewis McSwain [father]
    Lewis Jenkins
    Lois King
    Ken Lane
    Howard Jenkins [husband]
    Shirley Short [daughter]
    [Original Obituary no longer available at the link provided]
    --  Obituary of Ada Lewis McSwain Jenkins, The Herald, Rock Hill,South Carolina, 4 Jan 2004

    The fulltext of an obituary was available from the Gaffney, SouthCarolina, Ledger.

    Her middle name here is Louise.  This seems to be an accomodaiton bythe newspaper to a woman's form of the name.  In her son Howard'sobituary, her middle name is spelled Lewis.

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    Gaffney Ledger Obituaries Section

    Obituaries
    Wednesday, December 3, 2003

    Ada Louise Jenkins
    Retired textile worker

    BLACKSBURG - Ada Louise McSwain Jenkins, 88, formerly of 5199 JenkinsFarm Road, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Century Care Nursing Home inShelby, N.C.

    A native of Blacksburg, she was the widow of Howard Jenkins anddaughter of the late Lewis McSwain and the late Ada Fuller McSwain.She was a retired textile worker and a member of Mountain View BaptistChurch in York.

    Surviving are two sons, James Jenkins and Lewis Jenkins, both ofBlacksburg; two daughters, Shirley Short of Blacksburg and Lois Kingof Clover; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; threegreat-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Jason McSwain of Clover.

    Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Baptist Church,conducted by the Revs. Ken Lane and Sam Snyder. Burial will be in thechurch cemetery.

    Pallbearers will be Ashley Jenkins, Ben King, John King, KevinStewart, Alan Robinson, Jimmy Jenkins, J.B. Jenkins, Buddy Mullis andDavid Wray.

    The family is at the home of her son, Lewis Jenkins, 1876 PiedmontRoad, Blacksburg.  Memorials may be made to Mountain View BaptistChurch, 720 Ramah Church Road, York, S.C. 29745.  Arrangements byGordon Mortuary, Blacksburg.

    --  Obituary of Ada Lewis McSwain Jenkins, The Gaffney Ledger,December 3, 2003,http://www.gaffneyledger.com/Common/Obituaries/Archive%20Obits%202003/12-03-2003/12-03-2003.html?ftm=1
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    Ada Louis McSwain Jenkins
    Birth Sep. 11, 1915
    Death Dec. 1, 2003
    w/o Howard Jenkins (1909 - 1973)
    Son Howard Lewis Jenkins (1948 - 2008)
    Burial Mountainview Baptist Church, York, York County, South Carolina
    Created by HBC May 15, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #37118754,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37118754

Sources

  • 1. 1920 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina
    • 22 January, Cherokee Township, District 3, page 15B, Hse #240, Fam
  • 2. 1930 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina
    • 4 April, Cherokee Township, District 35, page 3A-B, Hse/Fam #45
  • 3. North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1908-2004
  • 4. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 5. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
  • 6. 1940 Federal Census, York County, South Carolina
    • 10 April, Kings Mountain, District 46-52, Page 3A, Hse #38, Rents $4,
  • 7. Obituary of Ada Lewis McSwain Jenkins, The Gaffney Ledger, December 3,2003
  • 8. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 9. Obituary of Ada Lewis McSwain Jenkins, The Herald, Rock Hill, SouthCarolina, 4 Jan 2004
  • 10. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
  • 11. Grave marker of Howard Lewis Jenkins, Mt View Cemetery, York, YorkCounty, South Carolina
  • 12. Find a Grave Comment

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