Thomas MCSWAIN Sarah MCSWAIN Mini tree diagram


17901,2 - 18th Sep 18171,2

Life History



about 1815

Married Thomas MCSWAIN in Cleveland County, North Carolina.1,2

about 1816

Birth of daughter Sarah MCSWAIN in North Carolina.3,4,1

18th Sep 1817

Died in Jane died at age 27..1,2

after 18th Sep 1817

Buried in McSwain Cemetery, Shelby, Cleveland County , North Carolina.1


  • Jane's gravestone is found in the Old McSwain Cemetery, south ofShelby, near the South Carolina state line.  It appears she had onlyone child, Thomas McSwain's first child Sarah, born about 1816.  Mostgenelaogies report only one wife for Thomas, his longtime second wifeSelena Francis "Frankie" Bridges.

    Jane's date of death was Sept 1817, according to her gravestone.  Hermemorial on Find a Grave reports the full date as 8 September 1817,from a RootsWeb source.  It appears Sarah was her only child.  Thefollowing grave transcription comes from the photo posted on FAG byMJ.

    It is not known if McSwain is Jane's maiden name also or only hermarried name.  There are numerous examples of McSwains marryingMcSwains int his area heavily populated by McSwains for generations.Some of Thomas's daughters married men named McSwain.

    In memory of
    Jane McSwain Consort
    of Thomas McSwain
    who died Sept 1817
    age 27 years

    Jane McSwain
    Birth 1790
    Death Sep. 18, 1817
    27 yrs.
    Spouse Thomas McSwain (1796 - 1872)
    Burial McSwain Cemetery, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    Created by Elizabeth Olmstead Jun 09, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #38139137,


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