Charles R COLQUITT Benjamin Lee MCSWAIN Algie NOMAIDENNAME Mini tree diagram

Gladys Mae COLQUITT1,2,3,4,5,6,7

also known as Gladys MCSWAIN8

19th Apr 19108 - 27th Apr 19971,2,4,5

Life History

about 1831

Married Benjamin Lee MCSWAIN in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.6

19th Apr 1910

Born in Knox County, Tennessee.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

(most likely)


Born in Tennessee.8

(less likely)


Resident in Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina.7


Resident in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.8

27th Apr 1997

Died in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.1,2,4,5

Acute Leukemia of unspecified cell type, Contributing Intracranial hemorrhage, Subdural hemorrhage

after 27th Apr 1997

Buried in Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina.5

Other facts




  • Gladys Colquitt
    Birth 19 Apr 1910 in Tennessee
    Death 27 Apr 1997 in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina
    Parents Charles Rustine Colquitt 1883 - 1947, Sarah Algie King 1886 - 1970
    --  Colquitt,

    1940 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 15 April, Shelby, District 23-27, Page 14B, 108 McDowell St, Hse #247, Rents $15
    McSwain, Ben Head M W 29 Single Grade H4 b NC Same house in 1935 Draying & Hauling [b abt 1911]
    McSwain, Gladys Wife F W 29 Married Grade H2 b Tenn Same house in 1935 [b abt 1911]
    McSwain, Bobby Joe Son M W 8 Grade 3 b NC Same house in 1935 [b abt 1932]
    McSwain, Ben Donald Son M W 3 Single Grade 0 b NC in 1935 [b abt 1937]

    The reported age of Bobby Joe in this census enables us to estiamte that Ben and Gladys married about 1931.

    North Carolina, Death Collection, 1908-2004
    Gladys Mae McSwain [Gladys Mae Colquitt]
    White Female, Married, Age 87 Years
    Social Security Number 246094168
    Birth 19 Apr 1910 Tennessee
    Education 11th grade
    Residence Cleveland County, North Carolina 28150
    Occupation Winding and twisting machine operators, Yarn, thread, and fabric mills
    Death 27 Apr 1997 Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    Cause of Death Acute Leukemia of unspecified cell type, Contributing Intracranial hemorrhage: Subdural hemorrhage
    Burial Location "in-state" - Not given in tanscription, image not available
    Recorded 30 Apr 1997

    Social Security Death Index
    Gladys C McSwain
    Born 19 Apr 1910
    Died 27 Apr 1997
    Last Residence and Benefit Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina 28150
    SSN 246-09-4168 issued North Carolina (Before 1951)

    Gladys Mae Colquitt McSwain
    Birth Apr 19, 1910 Knox County, Tennessee, USA
    Death Apr 27, 1997

    Mrs. Gladys Mae Colquitt McSwain, 87, of Shelby, died Sunday, April 27, 1997, at Hospice at Wendover.

    A native of Knox County, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late Charles R. and Algie Sarah King Colquitt. She was retired from Dover Mills and was a member of Second Baptist Church, where she worked for more than 40 years in the children's department.

    She was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Joe McSwain.

    She is survived by her husband, Ben L. McSwain; a son and daughter-in-law, Ben D. and Lavon McSwain of Raleigh; a daughter-in-law, Lois McSwain of Greensboro; a sister, Oneta Blanton of Shelby; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Burial will be in Cleveland Memorial Park.

    Spouse Benjamin Lee McSwain (1910 - 2010)

    Burial Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina

    Created by Elizabeth Olmstead Mar 25, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #35124239,


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