John Allison MCSWAIN Rilla Lee VAUGHAN Ruby Mae MCSWAIN Jewel B MCSWAIN John Edwin MCSWAIN Chester Allen MCSWAIN Henry Durward MCSWAIN Vesta Estelle Inie WEAVER Mini tree diagram

William August MCSWAIN1,2,3,4

8th Apr 19031,2,3,4 - 22nd Sep 19634

Life History

8th Apr 1903

Born in Delta County, Texas.1,2,3,4

10th Jul 1922

Married Rilla Lee VAUGHAN in Logan County, Arkansas.3

17th Jan 1942

Death of Rilla Lee VAUGHAN in Madera County, California,.4

22nd Sep 1963

Died in Madera County, California,.4

Notes

  • 1910 Federal Census, Logan County, Arkansas, 2 May, Revilee Township,District 52, Page 14A, Magazine and Chismville Rd, Hse #263, Fam #270
    McSwain, John A  Head M W 30 Married 9 years AR TN TN Farmer Rents
    McSwain, Vesta E Wife F W 25 Married 9 years 3 children/3 living AL ALAL
    McSwain, William A Son M W 7 Single TX AR AL

    In trhe 1920 census, William is reported as Gussie, and as a female,.A genealogy or two tells us his full name was William August, whichaccounts for the nickname Gus, and the diminutive Gussie.  But Gussieis normally a girl's nickname, so it is understandable that theenumerator misunderstood when taking down the list of children's nameshe was given.

    1920 Federal Census, Logan County, Arkansas, 6 January, RevileeTownship, District 55, page 2B, Hse/Fam #27
    McSwain, John A Head Rents M W 47 Ar SC SC Farmer
    McSwain, Dessie [Vessie] Wife F W 36 Widow IL IL IL None
    McSwain, Gussie Dau [Should be Son] F [M] W 16 TX AR AL Farm Laborer

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Gussie Mc Swain
    Gender Male
    Age 19, Birth Year abt 1903
    Residence Magazine, Logan, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Rilla Vaughn
    Spouse's Gender Female
    Spouse's Age 16
    Spouse's Residence Magazine, Logan, Arkansas
    Marriage 10 Jul 1922 Logan County
    Marriage License Date 7 Jul 1922

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    William A McSwain
    Birth Date 8 Apr 1903
    Death 22 Sep 1963 Madera
    Mother's Maiden Name Weaver
    Social Security #445102012

Sources

  • 1. 1920 Federal Census, Logan County, Arkansas
    • 6 January, Revilee Township, District 55, page 2B, Hse/Fam #27
  • 2. 1910 Federal Census, Logan County, Arkansas
    • 2 May, Revilee Township, District 52, Page 14A, Magazine and
  • 3. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
  • 4. California, Death Index, 1940-1997

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