James William Swain

Male 1865 - 1940  (75 years)


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  • Name James William Swain 
    Born 12 Oct 1865  Cairo, Alexander County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Dec 1940  Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 6 Dec 1940  Oakland Cemetery - Tallahassee, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9018  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2020 

    Father Charles Jahue Swain,   b. Sep 1835, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1916, Titusville, Brevard County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane Crow,   b. 25 Jan 1843, Tipton County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1933, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F3996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Latty Missouri Shields,   b. 28 Mar 1865, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1935, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Arthur Frederick Swain,   b. 19 Jan 1890, Sanford, Seminole County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1981, Saint Lucie, Saint Lucie County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +2. Martha Pearl Swain,   b. 8 Jan 1894, Sanford, Seminole County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1991, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     3. Mary Jewell Swain,   b. 8 Jan 1894, Sanford, Seminole County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1992, Blue Ash, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    +4. Ruby Mae Swain,   b. 28 Jan 1898, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1999, DeLand, Volusia County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
    +5. Emerald Latty Swain,   b. 18 Mar 1905, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1986, Hermitage, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F4067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James William Swain - 1929
    James William Swain - 1929
    The Pure Food Store - J. W. Swain Proprietor
    The Pure Food Store - J. W. Swain Proprietor
    Taken around 1905 in Port Pierce, Florida

    Documents
    1880 United States Census - District 10, Dyer County, Tennessee - 21 Jun 1880
    1880 United States Census - District 10, Dyer County, Tennessee - 21 Jun 1880
    1880 Census page, contains the family of Charles J. Swain, family #222

    Family includes: Charles J. Swayne (45), Mary J. Swayne (38), Hester E. Swayne (16), J. H. Ferguson (16), J. W. Swayne (14), Charles H. Swayne (12), Thos. M. Swayne (10), Oliver Lee Swayne (7), and Mary T. Swayne (10/12)
    Eason Threatmitchell Crow visiting sister Mary Jane Crow Swain in Florida
    Eason Threatmitchell Crow visiting sister Mary Jane Crow Swain in Florida
    Published in The Fort Pierce News on February 18, 1910
    Tampan Recalls Early Visit Here - Charles Henry Swain
    Tampan Recalls Early Visit Here - Charles Henry Swain
    Published in The Tallahassee Democrat on October 8, 1940
    Lee Oliver Swain, Charles Henry Swain, and Mary Theodosia Swain Wright visit brother James William Swain
    Lee Oliver Swain, Charles Henry Swain, and Mary Theodosia Swain Wright visit brother James William Swain
    Published in The Tallahassee Democrat on November 20, 1940
    Obituary of James William Swain
    Obituary of James William Swain
    Published in The Tallahassee Democrat on December 5, 1940

    Headstones
    Headstone of James William Swain and Latty Missouri Shields Swain
    Headstone of James William Swain and Latty Missouri Shields Swain
    Oakland Cemetery - Tallahassee, Florida, USA

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      James W. Swain Dies Here at 75

      James William Swain, 75, died at 5:55 p m yesterday at his home, 450 St. Francis st, after a short illness.

      Swain was born in Cairo, Ill. on Oct 12, 1865, and came to Florida and settled at Lakeland with his parents in 1889. He remained at Lakeland until 1919, when he moved to Tallahassee.

      A retired mechanic, Swain took great interest in civic and church affairs, being a member of the Baptist church.

      His wife died in 1935, but he is survived by a son and four daughters. His son is Arthur F. Swain. The four daughters are: Miss Jewell Swain of Tallahassee, Mrs. H. G. Penuel of Crawfordville, Fla., Mrs. Alfred Warren of Vero Beach, Fla. and Mrs. D. Lee Baldwin of Titusville, Fla.

      Swain is also survived by eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. Three of his brothers live in Atlanta, while his sister, Mrs. A. M. Wright, lives in Tampa.

      The funeral service will be held at 3:30 p m tomorrow at the Culley chapel. Following the service the interment will be held at the Oakland cemetery.

      (Published in The Tallahassee Democrat on December 5, 1940)