George A MCSWAIN Charles J MCSWAIN John A MCSWAIN Effie A MCSWAIN Walter Edmond MCSWAIN Henry Garland MCSWAIN Gula Virgina MCSWAIN Mallie Antonia MCSWAIN La Sedaylia MCSWAIN Ethel Agnes MCSWAIN Ida E MCSWAIN Thomas R MCSWAIN Mary Jackson EVANS Edmond Randle MCSWAIN Sally A MCSWAIN George D MCSWAIN Martha A RANDLE Mini tree diagram
Thomas Miner MCSWAIN

Thomas Miner MCSWAIN4,5,6,1,7,2,10,8,9,3,11

10th Mar 18554,5,6,7,2,8,9,3 - 19th Dec 19106,1,2,3

Life History

10th Mar 1855

Born in Norwood, Stanly, North Carolina.4,5,6,7,2,8,9,3

8th May 1881

Married Mary Jackson EVANS in Johnson County, Arkansas.10

Mar 1882

Birth of daughter Effie A MCSWAIN in Arkansas.7

2nd Aug 1884

Birth of son Walter Edmond MCSWAIN in Arkansas.12,13,14,15,16,17

28th Nov 1886

Birth of son Henry Garland MCSWAIN in Arkansas.3,8,12

Sep 1889

Birth of daughter Gula Virgina MCSWAIN in Arkansas.18,19,20,12,3

Oct 1890

Birth of daughter Mallie Antonia MCSWAIN in Arkansas.12,21

15th Nov 1894

Birth of daughter La Sedaylia MCSWAIN in Arkansas.3

15th May 1896

Death of daughter La Sedaylia MCSWAIN in Johnson County, Arkansas.3

15th Apr 1897

Birth of daughter Ethel Agnes MCSWAIN in Coal Hill, Johnson, Arkansas.3,22,8,7

about 1901

Birth of daughter Ida E MCSWAIN in Arkansas.8

about 1903

Birth of son Thomas R MCSWAIN in Arkansas.8

19th Dec 1910

Died in Coal Hill, Johnson, Arkansas.6,1,2,3

after 19th Dec 1910

Buried in Hardgrave Cemetery, Hunt, Johnson, Arkansas.1,2,3

Notes

  • 1860 Federal Census, Jefferson County, Arkansas, 25 September,Talladega Township, p 21, PO Locust Grove, Hse/Fam #146
    George A McSwain 34 M Farmer $560 Real Estate $180 Personal b NorthCarolina [born abt 1826]
    Martha A McSwain 31 F North Carolina [born abt 1839]
    Tom M McSwain 7 M North Carolina [born abt 1853]

    In 1870, Thomas is living with his uncle Minor M McSwain, his father'sbrother, Columbia County, in southwestern Arkansas.  His two youngerbrothers Edmong and George are with another of their father'sbrothers.  Both their father and their mother died before the 1870census.

    "Minor M. McSwain, George A. McSwain's brother, was my 2ndgreat-grandfather.  I see that Minor took in Thomas M. after George &Martha McSwain died, and that his brother, Gabriel McSwain took in thetwo youngest boys."
    --  Lea Harville Morgan, Ancestry Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins,Apr 06, 2016

    The informaiotn form other censuses indicates Thomas Minor (or Miner)McSwain was in his uncle's household befofe his parents died.

    1870 Federal Census, Jefferson County, Arkansas, 10 July, TalladegaTownship, p 4, PO Randall, Hse/Fam #34
    McSwayne, M  68 (? should be abt 38) M W Miller $800 Real Estate $NoPersonal Reported b North Carolina [born abt 1802 (1832-36]
    McSwayne, Lucyann 43 F W K House North Carolina [born abt 1827]
    McSwayne, Lauriann 19 F W North Carolina [born abt 1851]
    McSwayne, Gabriel L 17 M W North Carolina [born abt 1853]
    McSwayne, Nancy C 15 F W North Carolina [born abt 1855]
    McSwayne, Martha E 8 F W North Carolina [born abt 1862]
    McSwayne, Thomas M 16 M W North Carolina Cannot read or write [bornabt 1854]

    1880 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas, 11 June, HorseheadTownship, District 94, page 17 (scan 363), No Hse #137, Fam #150
    Conway, Jack  W M 54 Farmer AL GA SC
    Conway, Louisa  W F 38 Wife Keeping House AR NC TN
    Conway, Francis W M 24 Son Works on Farm AR AL AR
    Conway, E S  W F 20 Dau At Home AR AL AR
    Conway, William W M 17 Son  AR AL AR
    Conway, George W M 15 Son  AR AL AR
    Conway, Angaline [sic] W F 13 Dau At Home AR AL AR
    Conway, Bittie [sic] W F 9 Dau At Home AR AL AR
    Conway, Martha W F 7 Dau AR AL AR
    Conway, Rebeca W F 5 Dau AR AL AR
    Conway, Louisa W F 19 Dau-in-Law AR AL AR
    McSwain, T M  W M 25 (No relation rptd) Farm Hand NC NC NC

    Arkansas Marriages, 1851-1900
    T M McSwain
    Spouse Mollie Evans
    Marriage 8 May 1881 Johnson County AR

    Mollie Evans is referred in many sources, public and private asMollie, the common nickname for Mary.

    1900 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas, 24 June, Ward Township,District 44, page 16B, Hse #272, Fam #280
    McSwain, Thos M Head  W M Mar 1855 45 Married 19 yrs NC NC NC FarmerRents
    McSwain, Mary J Wife W F June 1862 37 Married 19 yrs 7 children/6living AR TN TN
    McSwain, Effie A Daughter W F Mar 1882 18 Single AR NC AR Servant
    McSwain, Walter E   Son W M Aug 1883 16  Single AR NC AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Henry G Son W M July 1885 14  Single AR NC AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Goula V Daughter W F Sep 1887 12 Single AR NC AR Servant
    McSwain, Mallie A Daughter W F Oct 1890 9 Single AR NC AR At School
    McSwain, Ethel A Daughter W F Jul 1897 2 Single AR NC AR

    1910 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas, 2 May, Lee Township,District 61, page 11B,  Grantmore Rd, Hse #214, Fam #217
    McSwain, Thomas M  Head  M W  55  Married 28 yrs NC NC NC Farmer Owns
    McSwain, Mary J  Dau F W 47 Married 28 yrs 8 child/4 living AR AR AR
    McSwain, Henry  Son M W 23 Single AR NC AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Ethel A  Dau F W 12  AR NC AR Farm Laborer
    McSwain, Ida E  Dau F W 9  AR NC AR
    McSwain, Thomas R  M W 7  AR NC AR

    Thomas M. McSwain
    Birth 10 Mar 1855 in North Carolina
    Death 19 Dec 1910
    Burial Hardgrave Cemetery, Johnson Co., AR
    Father George A. McSwain b: ABT 1825 in North Carolina
    Mother Martha A. Randle b: ABT 1829 in North Carolina
    Marriage Mary (Mollie) J. Evans b: 14 Jun 1863 in Arkansas
    Marriage 8 May 1881
    Children:
    Effie A. McSwain b: ABT Mar 1882 in Arkansas
    Walter Edmond McSwain Sr. b: 2 Aug 1884 in Arkansas
    Henry Garland McSwain b: 28 Nov 1886 in Arkansas
    Goulia Virginia McSwain b: ABT Sep 1887 in Arkansas
    Mallie A. McSwain b: ABT Oct 1890 in Arkansas
    La Sedaylia McSwain b: 15 Nov 1891
    Ethel Agnes McSwain b: 15 Jul 1897 in Arkansas
    Ida E. McSwain b: 20 Jun 1900 in Arkansas
    Roy Thomas McSwain b: 19 Apr 1903 in Arkansas
    --  David Holden,http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dwh1951&id=I25031

    Note that his age in the 1860 census indicates Thomas was born about1853, but his grave has an exact birth date of 10 March 1855.  Agenealogy that lacks some details, like Thomas' parents,  gives usThomas' middle name and other details, seemingly from family sources.

    Thomas Miner McSwain
    Birth 10 Mar 1855 in Norwood, Stanly, North Carolina
    Death 19 Dec 1910 in Coal Hill, Arkansas
    Spouse Mollie Jackson Evans 1863 - 1942
    --  Phillips Family,http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/16486677/person/385036320

    Some details from our research was submitted to Thomas' Find a Graveprofile.  Here is the updated memorial.

    Thomas Miner McSwain
    Birth Mar 10, 1855 Norwood, Stanly County, North Carolina
    Death Dec 19, 1910 Coal Hill, Johnson County, Arkansas
    Spouse Mary Jackson "Mollie" Evans McSwain (1863 - 1942)
    Children:
    Henry Garland McSwain (1886 - 1940)
    La Sedaylia McSwain (1894 - 1896)
    Burial Hardgrave Cemetery, Hunt, Johnson County, Arkansas
    Created by Bea Smith Daniel Nov 07, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #31213880,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31213880

Sources

  • 1. Ancestry Trees
    • David Holden,
  • 2. Gravestone of Thomas Miner and Mollie Evans McSwain
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 4. 1880 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas
    • 11 June, Horsehead Township, District 94, page 17 (scan 363), No Hse
  • 5. 1860 Federal Census, Jefferson County, Arkansas
    • 25 September, Talladega Township, p 21, PO Locust Grove, Hse/Fam #146
  • 6. Ancestry Trees
    • Phillips Family,
  • 7. 1900 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas
    • 24 June, Ward Township, District 44, page 16B, Hse #272, Fam #280
  • 8. 1910 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas
    • 2 May, Lee Township, District 61, page 11B,  Grantmore Rd, Hse #214,
  • 9. 1870 Federal Census, Jefferson County, Arkansas
    • 10 July, Talladega Township, p 4, PO Randall, Hse/Fam #34
  • 10. Arkansas Marriages, 1851-1900
  • 11. Lea Harville Morgan
  • 12. 1900 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas
    • 24 June, Ward Township, District 44, page 16B, Hse #272, Fam #280
  • 13. Social Security Death Index
  • 14. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  • 15. 1920 Federal Census, Franklin County, Arkansas
    • 31 January, Altus, District 47, page 3B, Hse #57, Family #65
  • 16. 1930 Federal Census, Polk County, Arkansas
    • 8 April, Ozark Township, District 19, page 4A, Hse #66, Fam #68
  • 17. 1910 Federal Census, Franklin County, Arkansas
    • 22 April, White Oak Township, District 52, page 6B,  Hse #76, Fam #77
  • 18. 1910 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas
    • 4 May, Lee Township, District 61, page 2A,  Hse #244, Fam #247
  • 19. 1930 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas
    • 19 April, Coal Hill, District 3, page 7A, New Town, Hse #138, Fam #145
  • 20. 1920 Federal Census, Johnson County, Arkansas
    • 6 January, Hartman, District 74, page 4A, Hse #66, Family #70
  • 21. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
  • 22. Ancestry Trees
    • Rosemary Gardner,

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