Osborne Benjamin MCSWAIN William Boyd MCSWAIN Mini tree diagram
Amanda CHILDERS

Amanda CHILDERS5,1,4,2,3

29th Jan 18791,2,3 - 1st Mar 19521

Life History

29th Jan 1879

Born in Stanly County, North Carolina.1,2,3

3rd Oct 1900

Birth of son William Boyd MCSWAIN in South Carolina.1,4,2,3

13th Feb 1915

Death of Osborne Benjamin MCSWAIN in Cherokee Falls, Cherokee, South Carolina.4,1

3rd Jan 1945

Death of son William Boyd MCSWAIN in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina.1,4

1st Mar 1952

Died in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina.1

Carcinoma of the breast with metastases to lungs and mediastinum

2nd Mar 1952

Buried in Canaan United Methodist Church Cemetery, Smyrna, Cherokee County, South Carolina.1,4

Other facts

 

Married Osborne Benjamin MCSWAIN

Notes

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    My father was Jack Osborne McSwain, he died in Pembroke Pines,Florida, his father was William Boyd McSwain, who was married toBonnie Mitchell, had 3 boys, she died and he remarried Mary Kiser,they had 2 girls.

    Next comes Osborne Benjamin McSwain, he was married to AmandaChilders, they were from down about Cherokee county S.C., Osborne'sfather was Thomas Asbury McSwain, mother Alice (Aly Ann) Carpenter,then comes Charles McSwain who was married to Luraner WashburnMcSwain, he and she had abt. 16 children together, she died, I shouldhave her death date somewhere in my records, probably in the 1840s, hethen married my g.g.g.grandmother Sarah L. Throckmorton.

    Charles's father was David McSwain, I think his mother was CatherineRobertson.
    --  Larry McSwain, personal Ancestry Messaging to Orville BoydJenkins, 5 December 2014
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    "The first wife of William Boyd McSwain was Bonnie Mitchell, daughterof Hiram and Francis Clercie Sizemore Mitchell, she had the 3 boys byWilliam, (William Boyd JR., Jack and, Robert) my step-grandmother MaryKiser had Betty and Carolyn who I really through the years haven't gotto know. Bonnie died in 1929 in Newberry, S.C. with TB, William andBonnie's residence at that time was East Robinson St. Gaffney, S.C."
    --  Larry McSwain, Comment on an Ancestry genealogy, 22 October 2014

    Mandy's husband Osborne Benjamin McSwain died in 1915.  In the 1930census, Mandy's son William Boyd McSwain was also reported widowed, inMandy's household with his three sons, the eldest of whom was alsonamed William Boyd McSwain.

    1930 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina, 2 April, GaffneyWard 1, District 11-19, page 1A, 305 E Robinson St, Hse/Fam #3
    McSwain, Mandy Head Rents $15 No Radio F W 49 Widow First married atage 18 SC SC SC Cotton Mill Weaver [b abt 1881]
    McSwain, William B Son M W 29 Widowed Married at age 20 SC SC SCCotton Mill Spinning [b abt 1901]
    McSwain, William B Son [of Wm B above, grandson of Mandy] M W 7 SingleSC SC SC [b abt 1923]
    McSwain, Robert O Son [of Wm B above] M W 5 Single SC SC SC [b abt1925]
    McSwain, Jack O Son [of Wm B above] M W 3yrs6mos Single SC SC SC [babt Sept 1926]

    In 1940, Amanda is reported as member of her son's household.  Williamhas married Mary Kiser Jack and they have two new children, Betty andCarolyn.

    1940 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina, 16 April,Hamrick Mill, District 11-19 Page 15A, Hse #267 rents $4
    McSwain, Boyd Head M W 39 Married Grade C4 b SC same place in 1935Cotton Mill Spinner [b abt 1901]
    McSwain, Mary F W 26 Wife Married Grade H4 b SC same place in 1935Cotton Mill Battery Filler [b abt 1914]
    McSwain, Boyd Son M W 18 Single Grade 7 b SC same place in 1935 CottonMill Doffer [b abt 1922]
    McSwain, Bobby Son M W 16 Single Grade H1 b SC same place in 1935 [babt 1924]
    McSwain, Jack Son M W 13 Single Grade 6 b SC same place in 1935 [b abt1927]
    McSwain, Betty F W 6 Dau Grade 0 b SC same place in 1935 [b abt 1934]
    - page 15B -
    McSwain, Carolyn F W 2 Dau Grade 0 b SC [b abt 1938]
    McSwain, Amanda F W 61 Mother Widow Grade 3 b SC same place in 1935 [babt 1879]

    Amanda Childers McSwain
    Birth Jan. 29, 1879 York County, South Carolina
    Death Mar. 1, 1952 Gaffney, Cherokee County, South Carolina
    Spouse Osborne Benjamin McSwain (1872 - 1915)
    Burial Canaan United Methodist Church Cemetery, Smyrna, CherokeeCounty, South Carolina
    Created by HBC Sep 11, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #29727200,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29727200&ref=acom

    South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1960
    Amanda McSwain
    Residence 504 E Robinson St, Gaffney SC
    Birth Date abt 1879
    Death 1 Mar 1952 Cherokee County Hospital, Gaffney, Cherokee, SouthCarolina
    Cause of Death Carcinoma of the breast with metastases to lungs andmediastinum
    Age at Death 73
    Burial 2 March 1952 in Caanon [sic] Cemetery, Cherokee County, byShuford-Hatcher Co Inc, Gaffney
    Certificate #002737

Sources

  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. 1930 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina
    • 2 April, Gaffney Ward 1, District 11-19, page 1A, 305 E Robinson St,
  • 3. 1940 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina
    • 16 April, Hamrick Mill, District 11-19 Page 15A, Hse #267 rents $4
  • 4. South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1960
  • 5. Larry Dean McSwain, personal communication

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