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February 20, 2014

Timeline for William W. Swain Jr. and Mary M.C. Swain


Another Timeline, this time of William W. Swain Jr. and Mary M.C. Swain family. If anyone has anything else to add please email me. This is a work in progress. 

1825: May 25, Birth of Mary M.C. Swain

1826: Birth of William W. Swain Jr. in Lincoln County, Tennessee (birth based on ages in census)

1830: Residence: Henderson, Tennessee with parents (census)

1840: Residence: Henderson, Tennessee with parents (census)

1846: 22 December, William W. Swain marries Mary M.C. Alexander (unsourced)

1847: October 9, Permilla born in McNairy, TN (year from age at census)

1850: Caroline born in McNairy, TN (year from age at census)

1850: Census: McNairy, TN 1850 Census, McNairy, TN
            Family Summary: Household 1510: William Swain Sr. 69; Rebecca 64; Martha Brown 17  Household 1511: William Swain Jr. 24; Mary 23; Rebecca 2; Caroline 1m; Hiram Brown 17. 

1855: Nancy D.L. born in McNairy, TN (year from age at census)

1856: 17 Feb Milus L.F. born in McNairy, TN Death Certificate of Milus Swain

1860: Census: McNairy, TN 1860 Census, McNairy, TN
        Family Summary: Household 1802: William Swain Sr. 78; Rebecca 74; Household 1801: William Swain 34; Martha M 35; Permetlas A. 12; Sarah P. 10; Nancy L. 5; Milus F 3.

1861: William Harvey born in McNairy, TN

1861: Fall, William W. Swain travels to Illinois to enlist in the war Claim of Mary M.C. Swain p27

1864: 14 February William W. Swain is killed scouting for the Union army in Mississippi Claim of Mary M.C. Swain p27

1870: Census: McNairy, TN 1870 Census, McNairy, TN
        Family Summary: Household 55: Mary C. 44; Permilla 22; Sarah C. 20; Nancy D. 15; Milus F. 13; William H. 9; Nancy G Alexander 83. Household 54: James H. Alexander 52; Harvy S. 23; Sarah E. 20; Almidia S. 1m.

1871: 4 October Parmella Swain marries Lafayette Hair 

1872: 7 October Mary's petition to the court to claim compensation on lost property, McNairy, TN

1873: 16 January Sarah Caroline marries James McBride

1873: 13 July & 8 August Mary's court appearance to claim property lost in the war, McNairy, TN

1875: 11 March Nancy D.L. is married to John T. Morris in McNairy, TN

1878: Joseph G Dodds testifies for Mary's case to collect on lost property, McNairy,TN

1879: 24 February Milus marries Margaret Detherage

1880: Census, McNairy, TN 1880 Census, McNairy, TN
       Family Summary: Household 12: M.C. Swain 54, Harvey W. 19 (son), M.P.A. McBride 5 (granddaughter). Household 13: M.F.L. Swain 22; M.N. 22; A.E. 6/12 months (pneumonia); T. 11 (nephew).

1882 : 5 October William Harvey marries Elzetty Hardin

1895: March 9, Death of Mary M.C. Swain in McNairy, TN. Buried at Mars Hill Cemetery

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