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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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Carolyn Ellis
RE: Oscar Beard
Oh oh. I didn't see that. Sorry. I will take mine off. Not a problem. I e-mailed the death cert to you. Hopefully you can open it as I sent it as a PDF.
Added by Carolyn Ellis on Mar 06, 2017 8:41 AM
Carolyn Ellis
Oscar Beard
I have located a death certificate for this person and it states he is buried in West Point Cem., Liberty, Union Co., Indiana. He is not on the list so I am putting him there. I would think this would be pretty authentic proof of where he is buried. I will also request a tombstone picture. Thanks.
Added by Carolyn Ellis on Mar 05, 2017 2:21 PM
Kaye Harkins McClintock
RE: John Leland & Mary (Estes) Swafford
Jerry, please email me at so we can get these Swafford's and Swoffard's straightened out in East Fork. I am not understanding what you are explaining about them.

Your memorials now for John Leland and Mary Estes Swofford are doubles and need to be deleted as the memorials with the Swafford's names has been changed and corrected. Thank you, Kaye

Added by Kaye Harkins McClintock on Jan 31, 2017 12:49 PM
Kaye Harkins McClintock
Jerry, corrections have been made on Leland and Mary Estes Swofford and also John B. Swofford. You will need to delete yours now. Okay? Thanks, Kaye
Added by Kaye Harkins McClintock on Jan 25, 2017 7:11 AM
Kaye Harkins McClintock
RE: 108278552 Mary Estes Swofford
Jerry, I have sent corrections to the person who has Mary Estes Swafford and John Leland Swafford memorials, on the spelling of their names along with source of info. I hope he corrects them, we shall see. If he does, you will have to remove yours as yours are a later date. These two names are in the cemetery book as Swafford. But according to Ancestry, they are wrong. It is hard for me to tell from the picture on Leland's Find A Grave website, just what the spelling is on his marker. I will get out there and see for myself and chalk it. This Swafford/Swofford name has been misspelled in many places. Do you have anymore evidence of their names spelling? Thanks, Kaye Harkins McClintock
Added by Kaye Harkins McClintock on Jan 23, 2017 3:30 PM
Kaye Harkins McClintock
108278552 Mary Estes Swofford
Did you know this is a double? Could you please correct it? Thank you, Kaye Harkins McClintock
Added by Kaye Harkins McClintock on Jan 19, 2017 3:10 PM
Carolyn Ellis
Marvin E. Coffman
You might want to remove your picture of the tombstone since someone else has posted a newer one with the death date on it.
Thanks, Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Ellis on Nov 14, 2016 1:16 PM
Lynne Johnston Westra
Phoebe (Swafford) Summers
I've been trying to trace my gg-grandmother Phoebe Swafford who married Harper Summers. They lived in Franklin County Illinois. I don't know her kin, but census records say she was born in KY. After Harper's death in 1870, other than mention in his will, I find no info on her. One of her son's is housing "cousin" Austin Swofford in 1880, Franklin Co IL. I'm not sure who his parents were, but i have a newspaper article that Austin died in Colorado in 1882.

Can you help??

Added by Lynne Johnston Westra on Jun 28, 2016 12:51 PM
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
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