John Berry HORTON George Alexander HORTON Richard Malcolm HORTON Samuel Earnest HORTON Wylton MCSWAIN Bernie W MCSWAIN James Russell MCSWAIN Martha Emma GUNTER Mini tree diagram

Eunice HORTON6,1,7,2,3,4,5,8,4

29th Jan 19021,2,3,4,5,4 - 20th Dec 19965

Life History

29th Jan 1902

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

29th Sep 1923

Married Wylton MCSWAIN in Arkansas County, Arkansas.11,3

19th Jan 1924

Birth of son Bernie W MCSWAIN in Arkansas.5,3,8

14th Aug 1926

Birth of son James Russell MCSWAIN in Texas.5,9,3

18th Mar 1966

Death of Wylton MCSWAIN in Dallas County, Texas.10

6th Jan 1987

Death of son Bernie W MCSWAIN in Huntington Park, Los Angeles, California.5,8

20th Dec 1996

Died in Dallas, Dallas, Texas.5


  • Eunice was born in January 1902, according to her public records.  Hermother died sometime after her birth before October 1906, when herfather married Lura Robinson.

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 16 April, PrairieTownship, District 18, page 1B, Hse/Fam #10
    Horton, John B Head M W 43 2nd Marriage Married 3 yrs MS US MS FarmerOwns
    Horton, Lura Wife F W 30 2nd Marriage Married 3 yrs 4 children/1living MO MN MN
    Horton, George Son M W 18 Single AR MS MS
    Horton, Malcolm Son M W 16 Single AR MS MS
    Horton, Earney Son M W 14 Single AR MS MS
    Horton, Eunice F W 8 Single AR MS MS
    Horton, John B  Son M W 1yr3mos Single AR MS MS

    John and Lura have been married 3 years.  This would mean only thelast child is the child of Lura.  Interestingly, though, the birthstate of the child John's mother is reported as Mississippi instead ofMissouri.

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 10 February, SouthPrairie Township, District 16, page 9A, Hse #157, Fam #1676
    Horton, John B  Head Owns M W 54 MS NC MS Farmer [b abt 1865]
    Horton, Lourie  Wife F W 40 MO US MO [b abt 1879]
    Horton, Ernest Son M W 24 AR MS MO Farm Labor [abt 1895]
    Horton, Eunice Dau F W 18 AR MS MO [abt 1901]
    Horton, John B Jr Son M W 11 AR MS MO Farm Labor [b abt 1908]
    Horton, Glen Son M W 9 AR MS MO [b abt 1910]
    Horton, Quinn Son M W 7 AR MS MO [b abt 1912]
    Harris, Sam Servant M B 63 Widow MS MS MS Farm Hand [b abt 1908]

    The Horton family is living next door to Russell McSwain's family.Two years later Later Eunice Horton will marry Russell's son WyltonMcSwain.

    Ater one son, Bernie, was born in Arkansas about 1924, Wylton andEunice moved to Dallas, Texas, where their second son James was bornabout 1926.

    1930 Federal Census, Dallas County, Texas, 5 April, Dallas, District52, Page 8A, 2025 Richardson St, Hse #205, Fam #245
    McSwain, Wylton F Head Rents $11.50 M W 24 First married as age 18 ARAR AR Underground Work Power & Light Co
    McSwain,  Eunice Wife F W 27 First married at age 20 AR MS MS Icer,Candy Factory
    McSwain, Bernie Son M W 6 AR AR AR
    McSwain, James Son M W 3yrs4mos TX AR AR [b abt Nov 1926]

    Dallas, Texas, City Directory, 1934
    Page 1051
    McSwain see also MacSwain
    " Ethel E (wid Russell) home 1510 Beaumont
    " Eunice Mrs icing dept Brown Cracker and C Co 4 2013 Richardson Av
    " Lloyd (Mary) atndt Dallas Car Clnr Co 4 1510 Beaumont
    " Wylton F (Eunice) lab City Eng Dept h 2013 Richardson Av

    There are records for Eunice in compilations of Directory listings inDallas.  This provides her exact birth date, which I had not found inany other source before.

    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
    Eunice H McSwain
    Also known as Horton Eunice McSwain
    Birth Date 29 Jan 1902
    Phone (214) 330-0202
    2411 Searcy Dr, Dallas TX 75211-9106

    The Social Security Death Index reports on Eunice's death in Dallas.

    Social Security Death Index
    Eunice H. McSwain
    Born 29 Jan 1902
    Died 20 Dec 1996
    Last Residence Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75211
    SSN 456-01-0220 issued Texas (Before 1951)


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