John Allison MCSWAIN William August MCSWAIN Ruby Mae MCSWAIN Jewel B MCSWAIN John Edwin MCSWAIN Mariam N ALLENSWIFE Oneda BURNS Henry Durward MCSWAIN Vesta Estelle Inie WEAVER Mini tree diagram

Chester Allen MCSWAIN1,2,5,4,3,4

9th Mar 19181,2,3 - Jul 19733,4

Life History

9th Mar 1918

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

about 1939

Married Mariam N ALLENSWIFE in Beckham County, Oklahoma.5

Jul 1973

Died.3,4

Jul 1973

Buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.4

Other facts

 

Married Oneda BURNS

Notes

  • 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, Allen Son M W 1yr2mos AR AR AL

    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, Allen Son M W 11 AR AR AR

    From the information in the 1940 census, it looks like Allen marriedin about 1939.  His father had died in 1938, and he is reported as thehead of the family household in the 1940 census.

    1940 Federal Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, 9 April, Elk Township,District 5-12, page 4A, Hse #68, Rents $2
    McSwain, Allen C Head M W 11 Married Grade 8 Arkansas Same house in1935 Farmer [b abt 1938]
    McSwain, Mariam N Wife M W 22 Married Grade 6 b Oklahoma Rural BeckhamCounty OK in 1935 [b abt 1918]
    McSwain, Vessie Mother F W 55 Widow Grade 6 b Alabama Same house in1935 [b abt 1885]
    McSwain, Henry D Brother M W 17 Single Grade 8 b Arkansas Same Housein 1935 No Occup [b abt 1923]

    Allen's wife here is named Mariam N. The only wife I have been able todocument is named Oneda Burns, from information in her memorial onFind a Grave.  She is confirmed as the wife of Allen, who was hersecond husband.  He was going by Chester by that time.  This is thename on his Social Security records and his burial information.

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current
    Chester McSwain
    Born 9 Mar 1918
    Died Jul 1973
    SSN 445-18-8279 issued Oklahoma (Before 1951)

    Chester Allen McSwain
    Birth Mar. 9, 1918 Magazine, Logan County, Arkansas
    Death 1973 Oklahoma
    Mother Vessie E. Weaver McSwain (1885 - 1964)
    Spouse Oneda Burns McSwain (1917 - 1996)
    Burial Fairlawn Cemetery, Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma
    Created by Cokeman2 Dec 18, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #82103145,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82103145

Sources

  • 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. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 4. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 5. 1940 Federal Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma
    • 9 April, Elk Township, District 5-12, page 4A, Hse #68, Rents $2

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