John Elias GREEN George McSwain GREEN Mary Polly GREEN Nancy GREEN William Henry GREEN David Howell GREEN Hannah McSwain GREEN Priscilla MCBRAYER Sarah Rebecca BEAM Judith McSwain GREEN John Elias GREEN Joseph G GREEN Thomas GREEN Eunice Elizabeth GREEN Judith Moore MCSWAIN Mini tree diagram

James McSwain GREEN3,4,2

18th Aug 18271,3,4 - 15th Dec 18941,3

Life History

18th Aug 1827

Born in Boiling Springs, Rutherford, North Carolina.1,3,4

16th Dec 1856

Married Priscilla MCBRAYER in Rutherford County, North Carolina.5,2

22nd Dec 1858

Death of Priscilla MCBRAYER in Cleveland County, North Carolina.6,2

13th May 1866

Married Sarah Rebecca BEAM in Rutherford County, North Carolina.5,2

15th Dec 1894

Died in Cleveland County, North Carolina.1,3

after 15th Dec 1894

Buried in McBrayer Cemetery, Boiling Springs, Cleveland, North Carolina.1,2


  • A genealogy of the related Hamrick lineage gives details about James McSwain Green..  This tells us he was first married to Priscilla McBrayer, who lived only a  short time.

    James McSwain Green
    Birth 18 Aug 1827 in Boiling Springs, Cleveland, NC
    Death 5 Dec 1894 in Cleveland, NC
    Parents John Elias Green 1798-1875
    Judith Moore "Juda" McSwain 1789-1875
    Marriage 1855 to Priscilla McBrayer
    Marriage 13 May 1856 to Sarah Rebecca Beam in Cleveland, NC
    Birth 12 Jan 1839 in NC
    Death 27 Sep 1920
    Burial McBrayer Cem, Boiling Springs, Cleveland, NC [This is where we find his gravestone and burial record]
    Burial Double Shoals Bapt Cem, Lawndale, Cleveland, NC [?]
    --  Hamricks of Ireland,

    1850 Federal Census, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 27 August, page 296-297 (scan 148-149), Hse/Fam #473
    Elias Green 57 M Farmer $1000 Real Estate born North Carolina [b abt 1793]
    -- page 297 --
    Judea [Judith/Judy] Green 52 F born North Carolina [b abt 1798]
    James M Green 23 M Farmer born North Carolina [b abt 1827]

    James McSwain Greene
    Birth Aug. 18, 1827 Rutherford County, North Carolina
    Death Dec. 15, 1894 Cleveland County, North Carolina
    Married Priscilla McBrayer. Son of John Elias Greene and Judith Moore McSwain.
    Spouse Sarah R Beam Greene (1839 - 1920)

    John Robert Green (1858 - 1931)
    Ida Greene (1870 - 1963)

    Burial McBrayer Cemetery, Cleveland County, North Carolina
    Created by Carl W. McBrayer Mar 22, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #35067617.


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