John Allison MCSWAIN William August MCSWAIN Ruby Mae MCSWAIN Jewel B MCSWAIN Hazel McSwain Nelson JEFFREY Chester Allen MCSWAIN Henry Durward MCSWAIN Vesta Estelle Inie WEAVER Mini tree diagram

John Edwin MCSWAIN1,2,3

13th Dec 19121,2,3 - 8th Aug 19683

Life History

13th Dec 1912

Born in Magazine, Logan, Arkansas.1,2,3

18th Dec 1937

Married Hazel McSwain Nelson JEFFREY.3,3

8th Aug 1968

Died in Amarillo, Potter, Texas.3

10th Aug 1968

Buried in Llano Cemetery, Potter County, Texas.3


  • 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, Edwin Son M W 8 AR AR AL

    In 1930, Edwin is the oldest of three chidlren stil in their paretns'household.

    1930 Federal Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, 10 April, Elk Township,District 5-121, page 5A, Hse #78, Fam #79
    McSwain, John Head M W 56 First married at age 26 [abt 1900] AR NC NCCotton Farmer
    McSwain, Bessie [Vessie] Wife F W 44 First married at age 19 [abt1923] AL AL AL
    McSwain, Edwin Son M W 17 AR AR AR

    Edwin's memorial on Find a Grave inlcudes some facts from his deathcertificate, giving us his full name, and other details.  HIs father'smiddle name is incorrect here, being reported as Allen, when it wasAllison, which is documented in John Allison's own signature on hisWWI draft registratoin card.

    John Edwin McSwain
    Birth Dec. 13, 1912
    Death Aug. 8, 1968

    John Edwin Mcswain
    Death 08 Aug 1968 Amarillo, Potter, Texas
    Age at death 55 years
    Birth 13 Dec 1912 Magazine, Arkansas
    Father John Allen [Allison] Mcswain
    Mother Vessie Weaver
    Occupation Laundry Owner
    Residence Amarillo, Potter, Texas
    Buried 10 Aug 1968 Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Texas

    Spouse Hazel McSwain Nelson Jeffrey (1920 - 2012)
    Inscription:  Married Dec. 18, 1937

    Burial Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, Section 2A Lot287 Space 3

    Created by Walter Dunn Jun 16, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #19920867,


  • 1. 1920 Federal Census, Logan County, Arkansas
    • 6 January, Revilee Township, District 55, page 2B, Hse/Fam #27
  • 2. 1930 Federal Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma
    • 10 April, Elk Township, District 5-121, page 5A, Hse #78, Fam #79
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry

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