John Jefferson PELT Edmond Randle MCSWAIN Elizabeth Cinderella MCSWAIN Ida Goldie MCSWAIN Mary J MCSWAIN Charles Edmund MCSWAIN Samuel R MCSWAIN Lula Carrie Mae MCSWAIN Cinderella DAVIE Mini tree diagram
Laura Ida PELT

Laura Ida PELT1,8,2,3,4,5,6,7

14th Jun 18621,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 22nd Aug 19227

Life History

14th Jun 1862

Born in Arkansas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

6th Jan 1881

Married Edmond Randle MCSWAIN in Nevada County, Arkansas.2,6

May 1882

Birth of daughter Elizabeth Cinderella MCSWAIN in Falcon, Nevada, Arkansas.3,9,2,10,11,12,13

23rd Jul 1886

Birth of daughter Ida Goldie MCSWAIN in Nevada County, Arkansas.6,7

Mar 1888

Birth of daughter Mary J MCSWAIN in Nevada County, Arkansas.14,6,15,2,16

6th Feb 1891

Birth of son Charles Edmund MCSWAIN in Falcon, Nevada, Arkansas.6,17,18,19,3,20,21,7

14th Sep 1897

Birth of son Samuel R MCSWAIN in Nevada County, Arkansas.8,4,6

12th Aug 1904

Birth of daughter Lula Carrie Mae MCSWAIN in Nevada County, Arkansas.8,4,22,23

4th Feb 1916

Death of Edmond Randle MCSWAIN in Nevada County, Arkansas.4,7

22nd Aug 1922

Died in Nevada County, Arkansas.7

after 22nd Aug 1922

Buried in Falcon Cemetery, Falcon, Nevada County, Arkansas.7

Notes

  • 1870 Federal Census, Alabama County, Arkansas, 11 July, AlabamaTownship, PO Falcon, p 14, Hse #105, Fam #107
    Pelt, John J 50 M W Farmer $1768 Real Estate Value $1000 Personal b NC[b abt 1820]
    Pelt, Cinderilla 40 F W  b Tennessee [born abt 1830]
    Pelt, Laura I 6 F W  b Arkansas [born abt 1864]

    1880 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas, 25 June, AlabamaTownship, District 215, page 1 (scan 525), Hse/Fam #6
    Pelt, J J  W M 65 Farmer NC NC VA
    Pelt, Cendarella W F 55 Wife Keeping House TN TN NC
    Pelt, Laura  W F 17 Dau At School AR NC TN

    In the 1870 census, Laura is named Laura J.  This is also her name inher marriage record.  No full name beginning with J ever occurs, butin the 1900 census, she is Laura G.  This might indicate that the namebeginning with J was Jean.  However, she is more often called Ida.  Acouple of genealogies call her Laura G.  But most have Ida Laurafollowing the 1910 pattern where she is named Laura I.  She is simplyLaura in 1880, and in 1920, she is Ida.  Most genealogies name her IdaLaura.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Ed R McSwain
    Age: 24
    Birth Year: abt 1857
    Residence: Alabama, Nevada, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name: Laura J Pelt
    Spouse's Age: 18
    Spouse's Residence: Alabama, Nevada, Arkansas
    Marriage 6 Jan 1881 Nevada County
    Marriage License Date: 3 Jan 1881

    The middle initial J is probably originally meant to be I for Ida.Her name is usually found as Ida Laura Pelt.  Note that in the 1900census she is listed as Ida  G McSwain.

    1900 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas, 29 June, AlabamaTownship, District 77, page 9A, Hse/Fam #157
    McSwain, Edward R Head W M Oct 1856  43 Married 19 years NC NC NCFarmer Owns
    McSwain, Ida G Wife W F June 1862 38 Married 19 years 6 children/5living AR SC TN
    McSwain, Goldia I Dau W F July 1886 13 AR SC [sic] AR
    McSwain, Mary J Dau W F Mar 1888 12 AR NC AR
    McSwain, Charley E  Son W M Feb 1891 9 AR NC AR
    McSwain, Samuel R  Son W M Sept 1897 2 AR NC AR
    Miller, Rosa M Niece W F Mar 1880 10 TX AR AR
    Fintchr [sic], Harvy A [sic]  Boarder W M Sept 1879 20 AR AL AL FarmLaborer

    1910 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas, 7 April, Alabama,District 97, page 2A, Rt 1 Buckner, Hse/Fam #8
    McSwain, Edward R Head M W 53 Married 28 years [mar abt 1892] NC NC NCFarmer Owns [b abt 1857]
    McSwain, Ida L Wife F W 47 Married 28 years 7 children/6 living AR ALAL [b abt 1863]
    McSwain, Samuel R Son M W 12 Single AR NC AR [b abt 1888]
    McSwain, Carrie M Dau F W 5 AR NC AR [b abt 1905]
    Pelt, Cinderella Mother-in-law F W 84 Widow 14 children/6 living AL ALAL [b abt 1826]
    Gilmer, Ira Servant M W 17 Single AR TX TX [b abt 1893]

    Some time after the 1910 census, Ida's husband Edward died.

    1920 Federal Census, Columbia County, Arkansas, 2 January, Waldo,District 82, page 1A, Hse/Fam #3
    McSwain, Ida Head Owns F W 56 Widow AR NC NC (b abt 1863)
    McSwain, Samuel R M W 22  AR AR AR Farmer (b abt 1897)
    McSwain, Lula C Dau F W 15 AR AR AR (b abt 1916)

    The order of her names on her grave is Laura I.

    Laura Ida Pelt McSwain
    Birth Jun. 14, 1862
    Death Aug. 22, 1922
    Spouse Edmond R McSwain (1856 - 1916)
    Burial Falcon Cemetery, Falcon, Nevada County, Arkansas
    Created by Mary Ann Lee Feb 19, 2010
    --  Find a Grave Memorial #48346555,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=McSwain&GSiman=1&GScid=53856&GRid=48346555&

Sources

  • 1. 1870 Federal Census, Columbia County, Arkansas
    • 11 July, Alabama Township, PO Falcon, p 14, Hse #105, Fam #107
  • 2. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
  • 3. RootsWeb Genealogy
  • 4. 1920 Federal Census, Columbia County, Arkansas
    • 2 January, Waldo, District 82, page 1A, Hse/Fam #3
  • 5. 1880 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas
    • 25 June, Alabama Township, District 215, page 1 (scan 525), Hse/Fam #6
  • 6. 1900 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas
    • 29 June, Alabama Township, District 77, page 9A, Hse/Fam #157
  • 7. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 8. 1910 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas
    • 7 April, Alabama, District 97, page 2A, Rt 1 Buckner, Hse/Fam #8
  • 9. 1910 Federal Census, McCurtain County, Oklahoma
    • 19 April, Idabel, District 183, page 5B,  Oak Lawn Addition, Hse #104
  • 10. 1940 Federal Census, Miller County, Arkansas
    • 3 April, Texarkana Ward 2, District 46-9, page 2A, 610 Walnut St, Hse
  • 11. 1920 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas
    • 7 January, Taylor Township, District 137, page 1B,  Hse/Fam #19
  • 12. 1900 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas
    • 29 June, Alabama Township, District 77, page 9A, Hse/Fam #136
  • 13. 1930 Federal Census, Lafayette County, Arkansas
    • 5 April, Stamps, District 1, page 10B, Hse #241, Fam #257
  • 14. 1940 Federal Census, Red River County, Texas
    • 8 April, Annona, District 194-30, page 3A, Hse #45, Owns $2000
  • 15. 1920 Federal Census, Columbia County, Arkansas
    • 5 January, Lamartine Township, District 827, page 3B,  Hse #69, Fam
  • 16. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #72052312
  • 17. 1930 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas
    • 11 April, Alabama Township, District 1, page 6B, Hse #72, Fam #74
  • 18. 1920 Federal Census, Nevada County, Arkansas
    • 13 January, Alabama, District 47, page 3B, Falcon & Hope Rd, Hse #57,
  • 19. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  • 20. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
  • 21. Social Security Death Index
  • 22. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982
  • 23. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014

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