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Jerry Swafford (#46866846)
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Bio Photo I mainly do genealogy research on members of the Swafford and Swofford families. However, I have found that most the families marriages into the Swafford kin are better record keepers than our family. So, over the years I have gathered other family names and have added it to my records. I currently live in Marion (Grant Co.), Indiana
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L. Bolen
Sarah Swafford
I received a message from indicating that you fulfilled my photo request for Sarah Armstrong Stafford, but I'm unable to see any photos on her page ( Memorial # 124167851 ). Can you tell me - was there a legible memorial for Sarah? Thank you, L. Bolen.
Added by L. Bolen on Apr 28, 2016 6:59 PM
RE: Charles Wesley Swafford # 93444391
I have added the links.

Thank you Jerry for adding John and America to Find A Grave. It is too bad that we cannot find their precise death and burial information.

One question for you about America. I see you have added a middle name of Ann. Please tell me where you got that name. The 1860 census calls her R. A. Hardin, and so I have assumed she was named after her mother Rebecca, i.e., Rebecca America Hardin. I don't see "Ann" on any record. She also named one of her daughters Rebecca. So, it made sense to me. It is very common for folks of this time period to discard their given first name and use their middle name (or even a nickname).

Thanks for all your research into the Swafford and Hardin branches of "the tree."

Dave Hardin
Added by baddadhardin on Apr 21, 2016 8:48 AM
Mary Harrell-Sesniak
RE: Eleanor (Swafford) Witt # 35897293
Hi Jerry,

Thanks for the info. Findagrave has an automated process to suggest links. While on a memorial, click on the Edit tab and fill in the blanks. It saves a lot of time going back and forth copying and pasting info. Hope you'll try it to suggest these links.

If you would like to have this memorial transferred, please let me know.

Added by Mary Harrell-Sesniak on Apr 14, 2016 9:18 AM
RE: Barbara Jean Leonard # 23798866
I did change her record to read Garritson as her maiden name and mentioned that she was survived by her stepfather, Dale.
Added by Jeanette on Apr 13, 2016 3:22 PM
RE: Barbara Jean Leonard # 23798866
I found this. Looks like her mom was married twice - first to Mr. Garritson (that would be Barbara's dad). They divorced and then she got married to Dale Leonard.
Added by Jeanette on Apr 13, 2016 1:14 PM
Audrae Turner Mathis
RE: Rebecca (Swafford) LaFuze # 9511345
So which of Isaac's brothers do you descend from? You can email me at and we could swap data.
Added by Audrae Turner Mathis on Apr 06, 2016 5:58 AM
Audrae Turner Mathis
RE: Rebecca (Swafford) LaFuze # 9511345
Rebecca Swafford LaFuze is my 3rd great grandmother. I descend from her youngest son, John Clinton Lafuze.
Added by Audrae Turner Mathis on Apr 05, 2016 8:40 PM
RE: Leona (Good) Robertson #29181160
No Problem. I transferred the memorial.
Added by Judy on Apr 02, 2016 8:45 PM
Debbie Bell
RE: Cora Edith Tanner Jopllin
Sorry it too so long to get back to you. Cora was
my mother's 3rd cousin 1x. Her father William Tanner was my mother's 2 cousin 2x removed. Thank you for changing the information on her site.
Have a great day. Debbie
Added by Debbie Bell on Mar 01, 2016 1:13 PM
Debbie Bell
Cora Edith Tanner Jopllin
It appears that the birth date on the headstone in Swofford Cemeterh is different than the date listed on Find a Grave.
Do you know which is the correct date? Thanks
Added by Debbie Bell on Feb 03, 2016 12:54 PM
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