George Washington MCSWAIN Sarah Elizabeth MCSWAIN Margaret S MCSWAIN John D MCSWAIN Nancy Jane MCSWAIN Mary Lucinda MCSWAIN J Cynthia MCSWAIN George Washington MCSWAIN Lucinda P WRIGHT Mini tree diagram

William Kaiser MCSWAIN2,3,4,5

30th Mar 18592,3,4 - 29th Jun 19453,4

Life History

30th Mar 1859

Born in Cleveland County, North Carolina.2,3,4

29th Jun 1945

Died in Township 7, Cleveland County, North Carolina.3,4

Senility [sic]

30th Jun 1945

Buried in Poplar Springs Baptist Cemetery, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina.1


  • 1860 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 14 August, page 134, Hse/Fam #967
    George W McSwain 40 M Farmer $230 Real Estate $404 Personal  born North Carolina
    Lucinda McSwain 42 F born North Carolina
    William McSwain 1 M born North Carolina

    William McSwain
    Birth 31 Mar 1859, Death 29 Jun 1945
    Parents George Washington McSwain 1821 - 1909, Lucinda P Wright 1819 - 1897
    --  Blanton Family,

    This genealogy has the date of death on day after that recorded on the death certificate, where the typed date is March 30 1859.

    The Hamrick Data Pages reports this child of George Washington McSwain and Lucinda Wright, providing a middle name, but has only an estimated birth date, earlier than the exact date provided by the Blanton genealogy.

    McSwain, William Kaiser "Berry" (*1852 - )
    father: McSwain, George Washington (1821 - )
    mother: Wright, Lucinda (1818 - )
    spouse: Ledford, Millie (*1856 - )
    --  Hamrick Data Pages,

    North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
    Certificate #17661
    William Mcswain
    White Male, Age 86, Widowed
    Residence Rt 4, Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina
    Birth 30 Mar 1859 Cleveland, North Carolina
    Death 29 Jun 1945 Township 7, Cleveland County
    Immediate cause of death Senility
    Occupation Farmer
    Father George Mcswain
    Mother Lucinda Wright, b NC
    Informant Landrum Lovelace, b NC
    Burial 30 June 1945
    Poplar Springs Cemetery, Rt 3, Shelby, North Carolina
    By Lutz-Sustell Funeral Home, Shelby
    Registered 27 September 1945

    Note that the certificate actaully reports that the cause of death was Senility.


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