William Riley CASTLEBERRY Nofirstname GROSS Bumon Johnson GROSS George Franklin MCSWAIN Esther MCSWAIN Russell Murphy MCSWAIN Ernest J MCSWAIN Millard Eldon MCSWAIN Owen N MCSWAIN Ruby Bele MCSWAIN Albertus MCSWAIN William Franklin MCSWAIN Martha Caledonia FLOYD Mini tree diagram
Julia Emiline CASTLEBERRY

Julia Emiline CASTLEBERRY8,1,2,3,7,4,9,5,6

24th Jun 18758 - 4th Nov 19527,6

Life History

1871

Born in Arkansas.8

(less likely)

about Jun 1874

Born in Arkansas.8,7

(less likely)

24th Jun 1875

Born in Arkansas.1,2,3,4,5,6

(most likely)

between 1897 and 1900

Death of Nofirstname GROSS in Delta County, Texas.3

14th Feb 1897

Birth of son Bumon Johnson GROSS in Cooper, Delta, Texas.30,3,31,32,10

18th Jul 1900

Married George Franklin MCSWAIN in Delta County, Texas.9,25,6

10th May 1901

Birth of daughter Esther MCSWAIN in Texas.10

11th Aug 1904

Birth of son Russell Murphy MCSWAIN in Ben Franklin, Delta, Texas.7,1,4,8,6

19th Apr 1906

Birth of son Ernest J MCSWAIN in Arkansas.11,12,1,6,8,10

30th Jul 1907

Birth of son Millard Eldon MCSWAIN in Trent, Taylor, Texas.13,4,1,8,14,10,10,15,16,6,15

before 1910

Death of daughter Esther MCSWAIN in Texas

5th Jul 1910

Birth of son Owen N MCSWAIN in Texas.8,17,18,1,10

8th Jun 1911

Birth of daughter Ruby Bele MCSWAIN in Taylor County, Texas.4,8,6,20,10

25th Dec 1913

Birth of son Albertus MCSWAIN in Seymour, Baylor, Texas.4,8,21,22,23,10,24,6

10th Feb 1918

Birth of son William Franklin MCSWAIN in Seymour, Baylor, Texas.25,8,4,6,26,27,22,10

30th Apr 1936

Death of daughter Ruby Bele MCSWAIN in Brownfield, Terry, Texas.19,6

16th Apr 1947

Death of George Franklin MCSWAIN in Lubbock County, Texas.28,29,6

4th Nov 1952

Died in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas.7,6

Cerebral hemorrhage, due to hypertension, and other cerebral hemorrhage

4th Nov 1952

Buried in Seagraves Cemetery, Seagraves, Texas.6

Other facts

 

Married Nofirstname GROSS

Notes

  • Julia Emiline Castleberry
    Birth 1877 in Arkansas
    Death 4 Nov 1952 in Lubbock, Texas
    Parents William Riley Castleberry 1848 - 1896
    Martha Caledonia Floyd 1850 - 1929
    Marriage 18 Jul 1900 Delta County, Texas, to George F Mcswain
    --  Mcswain Family,http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/19746843/person/848656309

    Julia Emiline Castleberry
    Birth June 1874 Arkansas
    Death 4 Nov 1952 Lubbock, Seagraves, Texas [note: Lubbock is inLubbock Co; Seagraves is a town in Gaines Co]
    Parents William R Castleberry, 1848 - 1896
    Martha Caledonia Callie Floyd 1850 - 1929
    Spouse George Franklin Mcswain 1869 - 1947
    --  Ancestry Trees, Howard Randy Martin,http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/7106982/person/-1159815352

    1880 Federal Census, Howard County, Arkansas, 16 June, Muddy ForkTownship, District 114, page 23 (Scan 27C), No Hse or Fam #s on thispage
    Castleberry, William R  W M  32  Laborer Miss Ala Ala [b abt 1848]
    Castleberry, Caladonia W F 30 Wife Keeping House GA GA GA [b abt 1850]
    Castleberry, Julia A  W F 4 [no relationship] AR MS GA [b abt 1876]

    Before 1900, Julia marries, about 1897 or so, has one child then iswidowed before the 1900 census.  She and her 2-year-old son BumonGross are living with an uncle in Delta County, in northeast Texas.They are two doors down from George F McSwain, whom she marries about1903.  In the 1910 census, their first child is 6 years old.

    1900 Federal Census, Delta County, Texas, 21 June, Justice Precinct 3,District 36, page 18B, Hse #323, Fam #335
    Castleberry, Newton P Head W M Feb 1863 37 Single AR MS Unknown Farmerowns
    Gross, Julia Niece W F June 1875  30 Widow 1 children/1 living AR MSAR
    Gross, Bumon [Great] Nephew W M Feb 1898 2 TX AL AR

    By 1910, George and Julia have moved 280 miles west to Taylor County,in the Abilene area.

    1910 Federal Census, Taylor County, Texas, 4 May, Justice Precinct 3,District 271, page 12, Hse/Fam #197
    McSwain, G F 40 Married 10 years  TN NC NC Photography Owns
    McSwain, J E  Wife F W 34 Second Marriage Married 10 yrs 8 children/5living AR MS GA
    Buman, Gross  Stepson M W 12  TX Unknown AR
    McSwain, Russel Son M W 6  TX TN AR
    McSwain, Ernest Son M W 5  TX TN AR
    McSwain, Elden Son M W 3  TX TN AR
    McSwain, Owen Son M W 10mos  TX TN AR

    1920 Federal Census, Baylor County, Texas, 7 January, Justice Precinct1, District 10, page 2A, Throckmorton Rd, Hse #21, Fam #22
    McSwain, George F  Head Owns M W 50 TN NC NC Farmer (b abt 1869)
    McSwain, Julia E  Wife M W 48 AR TN AL (b abt 1871)
    McSwain, Russel M Son M W 17 TX TN AR (b abt 1902)
    McSwain, Ernest J Son M W 15 AR TN AR (b abt 1904)
    McSwain, Eldon M Son M W 12 TX TN AR (b abt 1907)
    McSwain, O N [Owen] Son M W 10 TX TN AR (b abt 1909)
    McSwain, Ruby B Dau F W 8 TX TN AR (b abt 1911)
    McSwain, Alburtus Son M W 6 TX TN AR (b abt 1913)
    McSwain, William F Son M W 1yr10mos TX TN AR (b abt Mar 1918)

    George's son Eldon's Bible has a list of all the chdilren, including agirl named Ester [Esther?], reported with a birth date in 1901.  Butshe never appears in any records.  She must have died before the 1910census.  She is also lacking from family genealogies i have seen.According to the birth dates, she was the first child born, but thelast listed.  This may also be an indication she had died young andwas written in at the end.

    George Franklin McSwain  Sept 29, 1869
    Julia McSwain  June 24, 1875
    Russell McSwain  Aug 11, 1904
    Ernest McSwain  April 19, 1906
    Eldon McSwain  July 30, 1907
    Ernest McSwain  April 19, 1906
    O N McSwain July 5, 1910
    Ruby McSwain  June 8, 1911
    Albertus McSwain  Dec 25, 1913
    Frank McSwain  Feb 10, 1918
    Bumon Gross  Feb 14, 1897
    Ester McSwain May 10, 1901
    [The last two lines are written in a different hand]
    Benyamen [Benjamin,] Texas Time 715 AM March 11, 1952
    Marion Franklin McSwain went in service March 11, 1952
    --  Bible of Millard Eldon McSwain, courtesy of Judy McSwain Miller,daughter of McSwain Neal McSwain, 14 August 2014

    1930 Federal Census, Baylor County, Texas, 11 April, Justice Precinct5, District 7, page 5A, South Hwy 30, Hse #83, Fam #86
    McSwain, George F Head Rents, Owns a radio M W 60 First Married at age29 TN NC NC Farmer [b abt 1870]
    McSwain, Julia E Wife F W 53 First Married at age 22 AR MS MS [b abt1867]
    McSwain, Russell M  Son M W 25 Single TX TN AR Farmer [b abt 1905]
    McSwain, Ruby B  Dau F W 18 Single TX TN AR Farmer [b abt 1905]
    McSwain, Elbertus Son M W 16 Single TX TN AR No Occupation [b abt1914]
    McSwain, William F Son M W 12 Single TX TN AR No Occupation [b abt1918]

    Their son Millard, who was listed as Eldon in earlier censuses, isenumerated next door to them.

    1930 Federal Census, Baylor County, Texas, 11 April, Justice Precinct5, District 7, page 5A, South Hwy 30, Hse #84, Fam #87
    McSwain, Millard E Head Rents, Owns a radio M W 22 First Married atage 19 TX TN AR Farmer [b abt 1808]
    McSwain, Olive B Wife F W 19 First Married at age 16 TX TX TX NoOccupation [b abt 1811]
    McSwain, Millard N  Son M W 1 Single TX TX TX No Occupation [b abt1929]

    1940 Federal Census, Gaines County, Texas, 4 April, Seagraves,District 83-1B, page 4B, Hse #74, Owns $1000
    McSwain, George Head M W 70 Married Grade 7 Tennessee Rural TerryCounty TX in 1935 Farmer [b abt 1870]
    McSwain, Julia Wife M W 64 Married Grade 7 b Arkansas Rural TerryCounty TX in 1935 [b abt 1876]

    Julia and George's son Bert (Elbertus) was listed in the third housedown from Julia and George .  They had a all moved there from TerryCounty, Texas, since 1935, along with another family name McLartyliving between them, next door to George and Julia.

    1940 Federal Census, Gaines County, Texas, 4 April, Seagraves,District 83-1B, page 4B, Hse #77, Owns $20
    McSwain, Bert Head M W 26 Married Grade 7 Tennessee Rural Terry CountyTX in 1935 Farmer [b abt 1814]
    McSwain, Helen Wife M W 18 Married Grade 7 b Arkansas Rural TerryCounty TX in 1935 [b abt 1822]

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    Julia Emiline Castleberry McSwain
    Birth Jun. 24, 1875 Arkansas
    Dath Nov. 4, 1952 Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas

    Daughter of William Riley Castleberry and Martha Callie Dona Floyd.Married George Franklin McSwain 18 Jul 1900 in Delta County, Texas
    2nd cousin, once removed to Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd

    [From her death certificate]
    Julia Mcswain
    Residence Seagraves, Gaines, Texas
    Birth 24 Jun 1875 Arkansas
    White Female Widow, Housewife
    Death Age 77 years 4 months 9 days
    Death 04 Nov 1952 in the Sloan Convelescent Home, Lubbock, Lubbock,Texas
    Cause of Death cerebral hemorrhage, due to hypertension, and othercerebral hemorrhage
    Father Wm. Riley Castleberry, born Miss
    Mother Callie Downey [Should be Callie Floyd], born Georgia
    Burial 04 Nov 1952 Seagraves Cemetery, Seagraves, Texas by Joe H Webb
    Informant R M McSwain (son)
    Filed 8 Nov 1952, Filed State 10 Dec 1952

    Parents:
    William Riley Castleberry (1848 - 1896)
    Martha Caledona Floyd Castleberry (1850 - 1929)
    Spouse George Franklin McSwain (1869 - 1947)
    Children:
    Russell Murphy McSwain (1903 - 1963)
    Ruby Bele McSwain (1911 - 1936)
    William Franklin McSwain (1918 - 1968)
    Siblings:
    Julia Emiline Castleberry McSwain (1875 - 1952)
    Amon Jasper Castleberry (1880 - 1958)
    Lydia Castleberry Willis (1882 - 1918)
    Francis Castleberry Donegy (1883 - 1915)
    Virgie Leona Castleberry Drennan (1890 - 1962)
    Malven H. Castleberry (1892 - 1974)

    Burial Gaines County Cemetery, Seagraves, Gaines County, Texas

    Created by JoAnne Keene Jan 18, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #83654156,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83654156
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Sources

  • 1. 1910 Federal Census, Taylor County, Texas
    • 4 May, Justice Precinct 3, District 271, page 12,  209 Hse/Fam #197
  • 2. 1880 Federal Census, Howard County, Arkansas
    • 16 June, Muddy Fork Township, District 114, page 23 (Scan 27C), No Hse
  • 3. 1900 Federal Census, Delta County, Texas
    • 21 June, Justice Precinct 3, District 36, page 18B, Hse #323, Fam #335
  • 4. 1930 Federal Census, Baylor County, Texas
    • 11 April, Justice Precinct 5, District 7, page 5A, South Hwy 30, Hse
  • 5. 1940 Federal Census, Gaines County, Texas
    • 4 April, Seagraves, District 83-1B, page 4B, Hse #74, Owns $1000
  • 6. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 7. Ancestry Trees
    • Howard Randy Martin,
  • 8. 1920 Federal Census, Baylor County, Texas
    • 7 January, Justice Precinct 1, District 10, page 2A, Throckmorton Rd,
  • 9. Genealogy.com Discussion Forum, "McSwain/McSwane in AR," 20 October2004
    • Melissa McSwain
  • 10. Millard Eldon McSwain Bible
  • 11. Gravestone of Ernest McSwain, Bouse Cemetery, Bouse, La Paz County,Arizona
  • 12. 1940 Federal Census, Maricopa County, Arizona
    • 17 April, Phoenix, District 7-39, page 14B, 21701 E Washington, Hse
  • 13. Social Security Death Index
  • 14. Judy McSwain Miller
  • 15. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932
  • 16. 1940 Federal Census, Knox County, Texas
    • 10 April, Goree Precinct 4, District 138-6, page 5B, Hse #108, Rents
  • 17. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    • Midland, Texas, City Directory, 1950, p 213
  • 18. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
  • 19. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
  • 20. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932
    • Certificate #27836
  • 21. 1940 Federal Census, Gaines County, Texas
    • 4 April, Seagraves, District 83-1B, page 4B, Hse #77, Owns $20
  • 22. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 23. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
  • 24. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
  • 25. Ancestry Trees
    • Mcswain Family,
  • 26. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932
  • 27. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982
  • 28. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    • Certificate #17858
  • 29. Ancestry Trees
  • 30. 1910 Federal Census, Taylor County, Texas
    • 4 May, Justice Precinct 3, District 271, page 12, Hse/Fam #197
  • 31. Ancestry Trees
    • Cody LeBl;anc,
  • 32. 1940 Federal Census, Yoakum County, Texas
    • 16 April, Plains City, District 251-1, page 9B, 504 Oak St, Hse #198

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