Louis Hobson MCSWAIN Judith N MCSWAIN Martha C MCSWAIN Rebecca Elizabeth MCSWAIN Hannah MCSWAIN Nancy MCSWAIN Oliver MCSWAIN Reuben MCSWAIN Lucy MCSWAIN John MCSWAIN Louis Moore MCSWAIN Nancy Smith BIRD Sarah Ann Mary MCSWAIN Ambrose MCSWAIN Margaret Caldonia MCSWAIN Harvey MCSWAIN Mary A HAMRICK Mini tree diagram

Elijah Bonaparte MCSWAIN1,7,9,8,2,3,4,6

also known as Bonner McSwain

19th Nov 18538 - 13th Apr 19217,2,3

Life History

about 1851

Born in Rutherford County, North Carolina.8

(less likely)

19th Nov 1853

Born in Rutherford County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5,6

(most likely)

13th Apr 1921

Died in Cherokee County, South Carolina.7,2,3

Aortic Insufficiency

15th Apr 1921

Buried in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Grover, Cleveland, North Carolina.7,3

1970

Resident in Subdivision 103 (Yorkville), York, South Carolina.4

Other facts

 

Married Nancy Smith BIRD

Notes

  • Elijah Bonaparte (Bonner) McSwain was a pastor like his father Louis.

    1860 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 14 August, page72, Hse/Fam #511
    Lewis McSwain 46 M Farmer
    Mary McSwain 44 F
    Elijah McSwain 7 b NC (b abt 1853)

    1870 Federal Census, York County, South Carolina, 19 August,Subdivision 103, PO Yorkville, p 79, Hse #561, Fam #552
    McSwain Louis 55 M W Farming b NC (b abt 1815)
    McSwain Mary 50 F W Kpg Hse b SC (b abt 1820)
    McSwain Bonaparte 16 M W Farm Labor b SC (b abt 1854)

    Bonaparte matches the child reported in other genealogies as Bonner.It is reasonable that Bonner was a nickname for the more formalBonaparte.  In the 1860 census above, this person was listed asElijah.  Thus we get his full name, Elijah Bonaparte, and know thathis nickname was Bonner.

    1880 Federal Census, York County, South Carolina, 15 June, CherokeeTownship, District 167, page 25 (scan 484), Hse/Fam #241
    McSwain, Elijah B  W M 26  Farmer NC NC NC
    McSwain, Nancy W F 27 Wife Keeping House SC SC SC
    McSwain, Jane A  W F 3 Dau SC NC SC
    McSwain, Marcus L  W M 6mos Son SC NC SC

    A genealogy reports death and burial information.

    Elijah Bonner McSWAIN
    Birth Nov 19 1853
    Cleveland Co., NC
    Baptism: Baptist Church
    Occupation Minister/Farmer
    Death Apr 13 1921
    Grover, Cleveland Co., NC [Death cert says Cherokee Co SC, but buriedin Grover, Cleveland Co NC]
    Burial Apr 1921
    Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Grover, Cleveland Co., NC
    --  Terry Louis Linton,http://www.myheritage.com/site-family-tree-118755691/linton-bird?familyTreeID=2&rootIndivudalID=2002057

    South Carolina Death Certificate
    Volume 7, Certificate #004741
    E B McSwain
    White Male
    Birth Date 19 November 1853 North Carolina
    Death 13 Apr 1921 Cherokee County, South Carolina
    Age at Death 67
    Cause of Death Aortic Insufficiency
    Informant Mrs E B McSwain, Grover, NC
    Burial 15 April 1921 in Anderson Cemetery, By Shuford and Lemaster,Gaffney SC
    Father Lewis McSwain, born NC
    Mother Mary Hamrick, born NC
    Filed 14 April 1921

    Rev Elijah Bonaparte McSwain
    Birth Nov. 19, 1853 North Carolina, USA
    Death Apr. 13, 1921 South Carolina, USA
    Parents:
    Louis Hobson McSwain (1814 - 1890)
    Mary Hamrick McSwain (1816 - 1906)
    Spouse Nancy Bird McSwain (1852 - 1937)
    Children Alsie Jane McSwain Hardin (1877 - 1962)
    Burial Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Blacksburg, Cherokee County,South Carolina, USA
    Created by Elizabeth Feb 05, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #33568546,    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33568546

Sources

  • 1. 1880 Federal Census, York County, South Carolina
    • 15 June, Cherokee Township, District 167, page 25 (scan 484), Hse/Fam
  • 2. South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1955
    • Volume 7, Certificate #004741
  • 3. South Carolina Death Certificate
  • 4. 1870 Federal Census, York County, South Carolina
    • 19 August, Subdivision 103, PO Yorkville, p 79, Hse #561, Fam #552
  • 5. RootsWeb -- McSwain-Padgett-Moore-Green
    • http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dwh1951&id=I648
  • 6. 1860 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    • 14 August, page 72, Hse/Fam #511
  • 7. MyHeritage.com
    • Terry Louis Linton,
  • 8. RootsWeb ID: I6287
  • 9. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #33568546,

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