Benjamin NOBLE Bernetta Octavia MCSWAIN Mini tree diagram

Lorene MCSWAIN1,2

also known as Lorene Noble

about Apr 19251,2 - UNKNOWN

Life History

about Apr 1925

Born in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2




  • 1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 16 April, StuttgartWard 1, District 1-8, page 26A, Hse #642, Rents $20
    McSwain, Bernetta Head F W 34 Married Grade 8 b Arkansas DeWitt AR in1935 Waitress, hotel coffee shop
    McSwain, Lorene Dau F W 15 Single Grade HS-1 b Arkansas DeWitt AR in1935

    Note that Lorene's mother is reported as married but there is nohusband in the home.  Bernetta and Benjamin Noble were divorced before1930, when Benjamin was reported in the census as Divorced.  He wasliving in his parents' home farm in Ethel, Arkansas.  I have notBernetta in the 1930 census.  But Lorene is living in Ethel in thehome of her Uncle Oregon Knowlton and his wife Alma Ruth McSwainKnowlton.  Alma Ruth is Bernetta's sister.  Bernetta went back trousing her maiden name and apparently changed her daughter's name backto McSwain.

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 21 April, PrairieTownship, District 7, Page 6B, Ethel & Chute Rd, Hse #115, Fam #116
    Knowlton, Oregon Jr Head M W 23  married at 21  AR AR AR Farmer;
    Knowlton, Ruth A Wife F W 19 married at 17  AR AR USA
    Noble, Lorene Niece F W 4yrs 11mos AR AR AR
    McSwain, Marvin Brother-in-Law  M W 16 Single  AR AR AR


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