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John W. McSwane

Male 1835 - 1862  (27 years)


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  • Name John W. McSwane  [1, 2
    Born 2 Jul 1835  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 1862  Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Salem Baptist Cemetery, Teague, Freestone County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Lived in the household next to his father at the time of the 1860 census. He was married to a Caroline A, three years younger than he. She was born in Georgia. They were the parents of six month old daughter, name unclear, born in Texas.

      He was on the Roster of Co. D, 10th Texas Infantry, Confederate States of America, organized by William C. Wilson at Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas, on October 26, 1861 as researched and compiled by Scott McKay. Both he and Peter McSwane were Non Commissioned Officers in Compa

         NAME     RANK   AGE     ENLISTED                   REMARKS
      Robertson, Abe OrdSgt 19 Oct. 23, 1861 Absent In Trans Miss Dept - Jan. 11, 1863
      Cowser, John F 1Sgt.  24 Oct. 23, 1861 Last Recorded Present in Ga. - Apr. 31, 1864
      Busby, Milton 1Sgt. 18 Oct. 23, 1861 Killed at Jonesboro, Georgia - Sep.  1, 1864
      Drake, Matthew M. 1Sgt 20 Oct. 23, 1861 In a Miss. hosp. with Wound - Jan.  1, 1865
      McSwane, John W. 1Sgt. 26 Oct. 23, 1861 Died of Disease in Arkansas - Aug. 13, 1862
      Carter, David L. 2Sgt. 25 Oct. 23, 1861 Discharged in Texas - Jan. 15, 1862
      Mayo, William R. 2Sgt  __ Apr. 16, 1862 Surrendered Near Durham, NC - Apr. 28, 1865
      Watson, Charles L. 2Sgt. 20 Apr.  1, 1862 Wounded/Captured @ Ark. Post - Jan. 11, 1863
      Baty, Thomas F. 3Sgt. 26 Oct. 31, 1861 Killed at Jonesboro, Georgia - Sep.  1, 1864
      McSwane, Peter R. 3Sgt 24 Dec. 20, 1861 Absent in Trans Miss Dept - Jan. 11, 1863
      Quimby, Hance R. 4Sgt 34 Oct. 31, 1861 Detailed to Tex for Clothing - Sep.  1, 1862
      Bonner, Oliver A. 5Sgt. 23 Oct. 31, 1861 Detailed to go to Texas - Nov.  5, 1862
      Sims, Thomas W. 2Cpl 16 Oct. 31, 1861 Wounded at Jonesboro, Ga. - Sep.  1, 1864
      Clark , Lawrence  3Cpl. 26 Apr.  1, 1862 Absent in Trans Miss Dept - Jan. 11, 1863
      Drake, Thomas M. 4Cpl 17 Oct. 31, 1861 Absent in Trans Miss Dept - Jan. 11, 1863
      Smith, William L. 4Cpl 21 Nov. 16, 1861 Died from Wound in Georgia- Aug.  4, 1864
      Whaley, Elijah M. 4Cpl 19 Oct. 31, 1861 Surrendered Near Durham, NC - Apr. 28, 1865
    • (Research):
      Census Listings:

      1860 Federal Census
      Texas, Freestone County, P. O. Fairfield
      Enumerated 12 Sep 1860
      Page 67
      469-475
      Andrew Baty 47 M Farmer $4000 $9925 Tenn
      Mary Baty 44 F Tenn
      Thomas F. Baty 26 M Farmer Tenn
      John A. Baty 21 M Farmer Tenn
      Joyce R. Baty 19 F Tenn
      Emily N. Baty 17 F Tenn
      Isaac I Baty 14 M Tenn
      James A. Baty 13 M Tenn
      Wm. E. Baty 9 M Tenn
      Benj. F. Baty 9 M Tenn
      John Stout 26 M Laborer --- $300 Tenn
      469-476
      P. R. McSwain 23 M Farmer $--- $370 Tenn
      Louisa J. McSwain 22 F Tenn
      Mary J. McSwain 1 F Tex
      Wm. A. McSwain 8/12 M Tx
      470-477
      Wm. R. McSwain 48 M Faremer $480 $2484 Tenn
      Jane R. McSwain 50 F Tenn
      E. J. McSwain 21 F Tenn
      Martha C. McSwain 14 F Tenn
      Mary L McSwain 8 F Tenn
      477-478
      John W. McSwain 25 M Farmer $--- $440 Tenn
      Caroline A. McSwain 22 F Georgia
      Meadora J. McSwain 6/12 F Texas
    Person ID I10502  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Maj. William H. McSwane,   b. 21 Jan 1811, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1893  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Jane R. Walker,   b. 6 Nov 1808, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1870  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1834  [1
    • CBurks, at her website (http://countrysister.net), shows that he married also Jane Virginia Self? Could the two Jane's actually be the same person?
    Family ID F4630  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline A. Mayo,   b. Abt 1838, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Jan 1859  Freestone County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They were said to be the parents of Medora "Dora" Sarah McSWANE and Jefferson Davis McSWANE.
    Children 
     1. Jeff Davis McSwane,   b. 25 Sep 1862, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1944, Mason, Mason County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F9743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1835 - Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jan 1859 - Freestone County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1862 - Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Salem Baptist Cemetery, Teague, Freestone County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S87] Family Tree Maker's WFT, Vol 6, Tree 416.

    2. [S144] 1850 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1850 United States Federal Census, the Seventh Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age as of the census day, sex, color; birthplace, occupation of males over age fifteen, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1850 Federal Census.), Tennessee, Hardin County, 8th Civil District Enumerated 8 Feb 1850 Stamped 302 82-82 (Reliability: 3).