George Franklin MCSWAIN Esther MCSWAIN Russell Murphy MCSWAIN Ernest J MCSWAIN Millard Eldon MCSWAIN Owen N MCSWAIN Albertus MCSWAIN William Franklin MCSWAIN Julia Emiline CASTLEBERRY Mini tree diagram

Ruby Bele MCSWAIN1,2,6,3,4,5

8th Jun 19111,2,3,4,5 - 30th Apr 19366,3

Life History

8th Jun 1911

Born in Taylor County, Texas.1,2,3,4,5

30th Apr 1936

Died in Brownfield, Terry, Texas.6,3

Kidney cancer

1st May 1936

Buried in Gaines County Cemetery, Seagraves, Gaines County, Texas.3


  • Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
    Birth 8 Jun 1911 Taylor County
    Father's Name G F Mcswain
    Certificate #27836

    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, Ruby B Dau F W 8 TX TN AR (b abt 19110)

    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 abt1877]
    McSwain, Ruby B  Dau F W 18 Single TX TN AR Farmer [b abt 1905]

    A family genealogy identifies the following Texas death record asbeing for Ruby B McSwain.

    Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Certificate #45681
    R. B. Mcswain
    Death 9 Oct 1918 Tom Green County

    However the details here match a Robert Brown McSwain.

    Robert Brown McSwain
    Birth 1875
    Death 1918
    Spouse Mary McKinnon McSwain (1872 - 1916)
    Burial Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas
    Created by Robert A. Young, Jr Aug 07, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #56390653,

    I found her correct death information reporting death in Terry County,Texas.  This is confirmed as the correct record, by her parents' andbrother's 1940 census record.  They were reported in Gaines County,Texas, and reported as living in Rural Terry County, Texas, in 1935.

    Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Ruby Bele Mcswain
    Death 30 Apr 1936 Terry County
    Certificate #23122

    Ruby Bele McSwain
    Birth Jun. 8, 1911 Texas
    Death Apr. 30, 1936 Brownfield, Terry County, Texas

    Died of kidney cancer

    [From her death certificate]
    Ruby Bele Mcswain
    Residence Seagraves, Texas
    Death 30 Apr 1936 Brownfield, Terry, Texas
    Death Age 24 years 10 months 22 days
    Birth 08 Jun 1911 Texas
    Single White Female
    Father's Name G. F. Mcswain, born NC
    Mother's Name Julie Castleberry, born Arkansas
    Burial Seagraves, Texas 01 May 1936 by Roy B Collier, Brownfield,Texas
    Informant R M McSwain
    Filed 8 May 1936
    Filed State 11 May 1936

    George Franklin McSwain (1869 - 1947)
    Julia Emiline Castleberry McSwain (1875 - 1952)
    Russell Murphy McSwain (1903 - 1963)
    William Franklin McSwain (1918 - 1968)

    Burial Gaines County Cemetery, Seagraves, Gaines County, Texas

    Created by JoAnne Keene Jan 18, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #83667595,


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