Wiley Carew MCSWAIN Living MCSWAIN Bernice Edward WILLIAMS Gladys Lucille MCSWAIN Carew Oliver MCSWAIN Logan Morris MCSWAIN Roger Fulton MCSWAIN Bernice June MCSWAIN Susan Frances LOWREY Mini tree diagram
Louis Wirt MCSWAIN

Louis Wirt MCSWAIN2,3,5,6,10,7

also known as Wirt L MCSWAIN1

17th Sep 19051,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 11th Jul 19759,4,5,7

Life History

17th Sep 1905

Born in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7


Resident in Prairie Township, Arkansas, Arkansas.1


Resident in Prairie Township, Arkansas, Arkansas.3

24th Oct 1939

Married Bernice Edward WILLIAMS in Arkansas County, Arkansas.10,7

27th Apr 1942

Name2: Lewis McSwain in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.8

His name was spelled Lewis by his father in carew's WWII Draft Registration

11th Jul 1975

Died in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas.9,4,5,7

after 11th Jul 1975

Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.7

Other facts


Birth of son Living MCSWAIN


  • Louis was barber in St Charles, Arkansas.
    --  Edith Marie McSwain Jenkins

    His barber chair is now on display in the historical museum there.

    In the 1910 census, Louis is listed as Wirt L.

    1910 Federal Census, Faulkner County, Arkansas, Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, 20 April, Prairie Township, District 13, page 3A, Hse/Fam #37,
    McSwain, Carew Head M W 31 Married (no years) AR NC NC Farm Laborer, working out
    McSwain, Susie L Wife F W 24 Married 7yrs OK IN AR
    McSwain, Wirt L  Son M W 4 AR AR OK
    McSwain, Gladys  Dau F W 1 OK IN AR

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 6 February, Prairie Township, St Charles Road, District 16, page 8A, Hse #142, Fam #149
    McSwain, Wiley C  Head M W 42 AR NC NC Farmer
    McSwain, Susie F  Wife F W 34 OK IN AR
    McSwain, Louis W  Son M W 14 AR AR OK Farm Laborer

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 23 April, Prairie Township, District 25, page 7B, Ethel and Chute Rd, Hse #131, Fam #132
    McSwain, Wiley C Head Owns M W 52 Widowed AR NC NC Farmer
    McSwain, Louis W Son M W 23 Single AR AR OK Barber, Public Shop

    Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939
    Vol 2, Certificate 00347, page 0835
    Marriage of Louis McSwain to Bernice Williams
    License was issued 19 September 1939 in Arkansas County
    Wedding ceremony was conducted 24 October 1939

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 5 April, St Charles, District 1-23, page 5B, Main St, Hse #96, Own $500
    McSwain, Louis Head M W 34 Married Grade 5 b Arkansas Rural Arkansas County in 1935 Barber [b abt 1906]
    McSwain, Bernice Wife F W 32 Married Grade C2 b Arkansas Rural Arkansas County House work [b abt 1908]

    Louis' place of residence at the time of death was St. Charles, Arkansas County, Arkansas, according to the Social Security Death Index.  Louis' son Roger informs me that his father died in the St Vincent Infirmary, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.  Causes of death were pneumonia, chronic obstructive lung disease and colitis.

    Social Security Death Index
    Louis McSwain
    Born: 17 Sep 1905
    Died: Jul 1975
    Last Residence Saint Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas 72140
    SSN 430-60-3989 issued Arkansas (1951)

    Louis W McSwain
    Birth 1905
    Death 1975
    Spouse Bernice W. McSwain (1907 - 2002)
    Inscription:  'MARRIED: Oct. 24, 1939'
    Burial Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Created by Dale Houghton Jun 05, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #91376810, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=91376810


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