Phillip K MCSWAIN Maggie Ella MCSWAIN Ada Loora MCSWAIN Joseph Edward MCSWAIN Tissie MCSWAIN Robert Perry MCSWAIN Benjamin Dean MCSWAIN Robert Leander BOSTIC Leona E MCSWAIN Martha Elizabeth PADGETT Mini tree diagram
Lillie May MCSWAIN

Lillie May MCSWAIN1,2,6,3,4,5

Feb 18881,2,3,4,5 - about 1952

Life History

Feb 1888

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

21st Jun 1911

Married Robert Leander BOSTIC in Arkansas County, Arkansas.5

about 1952

Died in St Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas


  • 1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 19 June, PrairieTownship, District 7, Page 13B, Hse #218, Fam #293
    McSwain, Phillip K Head W M  Jan 1847  53 Married 25 years  NC NC NCFarmer
    McSwain, Marth [sic] E   Wife W F Oct 1847 52  Married 25 yearsHousekeeping  NC NC NC
    McSwain, Lillie  Dau  W F Feb 1888  12 Single AR NC NC

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 22 April, PrairieTownship, District 13, page 4A, Hse/Fam #58
    McSwain, Philip  Head  M W 69 Married 36 years NC  NC  NC Farmer
    McSwain, Martha  Wife  F W 67 Married 36 years NC  SC  NC
    McSwain, Lillie M  Dau  F W 22 Single AR NC NC

    In a list of children of Phillip K McSwain, Shirley Rowland Mitchell,the granddaughter of Lillie's sister Maggie, gave us the name ofLillie's husband.

    "Lillie M married Robert Bostic."
    --  Shirley Rowland Mitchell, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 8 April2015

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Lillie McSwain
    Age 22, Birth Year abt 1889
    Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name L R Bostick
    Spouse's Gender Male
    Spouse's Age 21
    Spouse's Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 21 Jun 1911 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 21 Jun 1911

    A granddaughter has Lillie's name as Lillie May.  I also find that ina couple of undocumdanted genealogies, but spelled Mae.

    "Grandfather:  This is my beloved 'Pa.'  His daughter Louise Maymarried George E. Moore.  I am their daughter.  My name is DianeLouise (Moore) Elliott.  I am trying to find out more info on my 'Pa.' He and his wife Lilly McSwain lived in St. Charles, Arkansas."
    --  Diane Moore Elliott, Comment on an Ancestry genealogy, 3 Aug 2013,accessed 12 April 2015

    In the 1920 census, Robert is reported as Leander R.

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 7 February, Ethel,District 16, page 8B, By Road, Hse #152, Fam #160
    Bostic, Leander R Head Rents M W 28 Married AL AL AL Water Engineer [babt 1891]
    Bostic, Lillie M Wife F W 31 Married OK TN TN [b abt 1888]
    Bostic, Clara B Dau F W 7 AR AL AR [b abt 1912]
    Bostic, Mora L Dau F W 6 AR AL AR [b abt 1913]
    Bostic, R L Son M W 5 AR AL AR [b abt 1914]

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 21 April, Ethel,District 1-25, page 6B, Ethel & Chute Rd, Hse #117, Fam #118
    Bostick, Robert L Head [Ownership unknown] No Radio M W 38 Married atage 18 [abt 1910] TX US US Farmer [b abt 1892]
    Bostick, Lillie M Wife F W 40 Married at age 22 [abt 1912] AR NC NC [babt 1890]
    Bostick, Clara B Dau F W 17 Single AR TX AR [b abt 1913]
    Bostick, Mora L Dau F W 16 Single AR TX AR [b abt 1914]
    Bostick, R L Son M W 15 Single AR TX AR Farm Laborer [b abt 1915]
    Bostick, Louise Dau F W 10 Single AR TX AR [b abt 1920]


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