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Descendant Register, Generation No. 1

1.Nancy MERRILL. She married Sterling ABBOTT.
  

Child of Nancy MERRILL and Sterling ABBOTT is:
+2  i.Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT was born ABT 1821 in Tennessee.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 2

2.Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT (Nancy MERRILL1) was born ABT 1821 in Tennessee. She married John SWINFORD 14 JUL 1840 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He was born 1801 to 1809 in South Carolina, and died AFT 1880.
  

Children of Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT and John SWINFORD are:
+3  i.Elizabeth SWINFORD was born ABT 1842.
+4  ii.William Elliott SWINFORD was born DEC 1841 in Tennessee.
+5  iii.John SWINFORD was born APR 1845 in Tennessee.
 6  iv.James R. SWINFORD was born ABT 1846, and died ABT 1864 in Civil War.
+7  v.Ambrose Lee SWINFORD was born JAN 1848 in Tennessee, and died 1916.
 8  vi.Martha E. SWINFORD was born ABT 1852 in Tennessee.
 9  vii.Sarah SWINFORD was born ABT 1868 in Illinois.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 3

3.Elizabeth SWINFORD (Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born ABT 1842. She married Andrew M. HENLEY 30 AUG 1861 in Pope County, Illinois.
  

Children of Elizabeth SWINFORD and Andrew M. HENLEY are:
 10  i.John HENLEY was born 1862 in Illinois.
 11  ii.Thomas HENLEY was born 1864 in Illinois.
 12  iii.Marion HENLEY was born 1869 in Illinois.
 13  iv.Lewis G. HENLEY was born ABT 1871.

4.William Elliott SWINFORD (Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born DEC 1841 in Tennessee. He married Sarah Eizabeth WITT 20 AUG 1862 in Pope County, Illinois. She was born 18 JUL 1839 in Missouri or Illinois.
  

Children of William Elliott SWINFORD and Sarah Eizabeth WITT are:
+14  i.Alexander aka Ellick SWINFORD was born FEB 1866 in Illinois.
 15  ii.Mary J. or I. SWINFORD was born ABT 1869 in Illinois, and died BEF 1880.
 16  iii.William A. aka Bill SWINFORD was born 24 APR 1872 in Illinois, and died 26 OCT 1942. He married Molly Belle AUSTIN 25 FEB 1894 in Pope County, Illinois. She was born 10 OCT 1879, and died 19 OCT 1956.
 17  iv.Arrena SWINFORD was born ABT 1876 in Illinois. She married Martin V. SCOTT 24 JUL 1892 in Pope County, Illinois.
+18  v.John SWINFORD was born 20 JAN 1876 in Pope County, Illinois, and died 3 APR 1953 in Pope County, Illinois.
 19  vi.Evaline M. aka Eva SWINFORD was born 7 MAR 1878 in Illinois. She married Harris .D. AUSTIN 28 MAY 1903 in Pope County, Illinois.
 20  vii.Sarah SWINFORD was born FEB 1880 in Illinois.
 21  viii.Ida SWINFORD was born NOV 1882 in Illinois.

5.John SWINFORD (Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born APR 1845 in Tennessee. He married Female first wife (--?--). He married Female second wife (--?--). He married Fredonia KENT JUN 1881 in Illinois, daughter of William KENT and Rebecca WEEKS.
  

Children of John SWINFORD and Female second wife (--?--) are:
+22  i.Abb aka William Abner SWINFORD was born 27 JAN 1872 in IL or KY, and died 24 JAN 1945 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri.
 23  ii.Cora D. SWINFORD was born OCT 1880 in Illinois.

Child of John SWINFORD and Fredonia KENT is:
 24  i.Mima or Minia SWINFORD was born MAY 1885 in Illinois.

7.Ambrose Lee SWINFORD (Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born JAN 1848 in Tennessee, and died 1916. He was buried in Hemphill Cemetery, Pope County, Illinois. He married Elizabeth Jane BARTON 6 JUN 1869 in Pope County, Illinois. She was born ABT 1851 in Livingston County, Kentucky. He married Frances Letha"Fannie" BELL ABT 1883. She was born 1861, and died 1929. She was buried in Hemphill Cemetery, Pope County, Illinois.
  

Children of Ambrose Lee SWINFORD and Elizabeth Jane BARTON are:
 25  i.Catherine J. SWINFORD was born 1870-1883.
 26  ii.John T. SWINFORD was born 1870-1883.
+27  iii.William Edward SWINFORD was born 9 DEC 1873.
 28  iv.Lee SWINFORD was born 1870-1883.
 29  v.James SWINFORD was born 1870-1883.

Children of Ambrose Lee SWINFORD and Frances Letha"Fannie" BELL are:
+30  i.Cora May SWINFORD was born JUL 1884 in Illinois.
+31  ii.James Franklin "Frank" SWINFORD was born 13 OCT 1885 in Illinois, and died 6 NOV 1964 in Pope County, Illinois.
+32  iii.Fred SWINFORD was born JAN 1887 in Illinois.
 33  iv.Ettie SWINFORD was born ABT 1888.
 34  v.Omar SWINFORD was born JUL 1889 in Illinois.
 35  vi.Perry SWINFORD was born FEB 1892 in Illinois.
 36  vii.Roy SWINFORD was born NOV 1893 in Illinois.
 37  viii.Bertha Belle SWINFORD was born FEB 1895 in Illinois. She married John L. HOGAN 18 FEB 1915 in Coles County, Illinois.
 38  ix.Floy SWINFORD was born SEP 1897 in Illinois.
 39  x.Harry SWINFORD.
 40  xi.Mammie SWINFORD.
 41  xii.Jesse B. SWINFORD.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 4

14.Alexander aka Ellick SWINFORD (William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born FEB 1866 in Illinois. He married Alice J. CLORE 28 DEC 1887 in Pope County, Illinois. She was born MAY 1870 in Illinois. He married Cora KING 28 AUG 1892 in Pope County, Illinois.
  

Child of Alexander aka Ellick SWINFORD and Alice J. CLORE is:
 42  i.Hattie Clore SWINFORD was born 25 DEC 1890 in Pope County, Illinois.

18.John SWINFORD (William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 20 JAN 1876 in Pope County, Illinois, and died 3 APR 1953 in Pope County, Illinois. He married Etta BARGER. She was born 3 AUG 1882 in Pope County, Illinois, and died 2 APR 1932 in Pope County, Illinois.
  

Children of John SWINFORD and Etta BARGER are:
+43  i.Thomas Truman SWINFORD was born 19 FEB 1906, and died 13 AUG 1978 in Illinois.
+44  ii.Beulah Marandy SWINFORD was born 12 SEP 1908 in Pope County, Illinois, and died 22 NOV 1968 in Illinois.
+45  iii.Blanche Irene SWINFORD was born 11 JAN 1911, and died ? NOV 1975 in Illinois.
+46  iv.John SWINFORD was born 2 APR 1913, and died 25 APR 1967 in Indiana.
 47  v.Howard SWINFORD was born 1915, and died ? MAR 1919 in Illinois.
+48  vi.Harold SWINFORD was born 24 DEC 1918, and died 21 APR 1968 in Indiana.
+49  vii.William Ellis SWINFORD was born 18 MAY 1920 in Indiana.
+50  viii.Herbert Leo SWINFORD was born 26 NOV 1923, and died DEC 1987.
+51  ix.Hillis Edker or Edgar SWINFORD was born 5 JUN 1926, and died in ? Indiana.
+52  x.Myrtle Yvonna SWINFORD was born 28 JAN 1931, and died 1 MAY 1965 in Indiana.

22.Abb aka William Abner SWINFORD (John SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 27 JAN 1872 in IL or KY, and died 24 JAN 1945 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri. He married Louella DILLARD, daughter of Eli DILLARD and Margaret WALKER. She was born 1880 in Johnson County, Illinois, and died 9 JUN 1915 in Long Praire, Mississippi County, Missouri.
  

Children of Abb aka William Abner SWINFORD and Louella DILLARD are:
 53  i.Fred SWINFORD was born 27 JUL 1898 in Kentucky, and died 7 DEC 1930. He married Lucy (--?--).
 54  ii.Infant SWINFORD was born AFT 1892, and died BEF 1910.
 55  iii.Infant SWINFORD was born AFT 1892, and died BEF 1910.
+56  iv.Luther SWINFORD was born 1902 to 1904, and died 30 JAN 1937 in New Madrid County, Missouri.
 57  v.Ambrose SWINFORD was born ABT 1905.
+58  vi.Raymond SWINFORD was born ABT 1907.
 59  vii.Manuel Lee SWINFORD was born 27 MAY 1915 in MIssissippi County, Missouri, and died 18 AUG 1915 in Mississippi County, Missouri.

27.William Edward SWINFORD (Ambrose Lee SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 9 DEC 1873. He married Anna Tabitha GAY 11 NOV . She was born 11 NOV 1879.
  

Children of William Edward SWINFORD and Anna Tabitha GAY are:
+60  i.Edna SWINFORD.
 61  ii.Mary SWINFORD. She married Henry WINTER.
 62  iii.Bertha SWINFORD. She married Male LEONARD.
 63  iv.Jessie SWINFORD. She married Male WALTERS.
 64  v.Sadie SWINFORD. She married Male HOWELL.
 65  vi.Nellie SWINFORD. She married Male GURLEY.

30.Cora May SWINFORD (Ambrose Lee SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born JUL 1884 in Illinois. She married James Edward ROPER 10 SEP 1910, son of James Nicholas ROPER and Mary Magdaline STEELY. He was born 17 APR 1870 in Illinois.
  

Child of Cora May SWINFORD and James Edward ROPER is:
 66  i.James N. ROPER was born ABT 1911.

31.James Franklin "Frank" SWINFORD (Ambrose Lee SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 13 OCT 1885 in Illinois, and died 6 NOV 1964 in Pope County, Illinois. He was buried in IOOF Cemetery, Golconda, Illinois. He married Lula or Lulu JEFFORDS 21 NOV 1903 in Pope County, Illinois, daughter of James JEFFORDS and Emma MILLER. She was born 11 SEP 1887 in New Liberty, Illinois, and died 21 FEB 1919 in Sylvania, Scott County, Missouri.
  

Children of James Franklin "Frank" SWINFORD and Lula or Lulu JEFFORDS are:
+67  i.Howard SWINFORD was born 12 MAR 1909 in Pope County, Illinois, and died 9 DEC 1998.
 68  ii.Roy SWINFORD was born 1 SEP 1912 in Pope County, Illinois.
 69  iii.Chester SWINFORD was born 23 JAN 1915 in Scot County, Missouri, and died 14 JUL 1915 in Scot County, Missouri.

32.Fred SWINFORD (Ambrose Lee SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born JAN 1887 in Illinois. He married Agnes TERRY. She was born ABT 1901 in Illinois.
  

Children of Fred SWINFORD and Agnes TERRY are:
 70  i.Walter SWINFORD was born ABT 1919 in Illinois.
+71  ii.Ambrose Lee SWINFORD was born 10 SEP 1921 in Golconda, Pope County, Illinois.


Descendant Register, Generation No. 5

43.Thomas Truman SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 19 FEB 1906, and died 13 AUG 1978 in Illinois. He married Alberta KRAGER.
  

Children of Thomas Truman SWINFORD and Alberta KRAGER are:
 72  i.Living SWINFORD.
 73  ii.Living SWINFORD.
 74  iii.Living SWINFORD.
 75  iv.Living SWINFORD.

44.Beulah Marandy SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 12 SEP 1908 in Pope County, Illinois, and died 22 NOV 1968 in Illinois. She married Harley DAVIS, son of James Henderson DAVIS and Nora Belle DEAN. He was born 23 JUN 1906 in Illinois, and died 1958 in Illinois.
  

Children of Beulah Marandy SWINFORD and Harley DAVIS are:
 76  i.Living DAVIS.
 77  ii.Kenneth Ray DAVIS was born 9 NOV 1935 in Massac County, Illinois, and died 17 JUN 1989 in Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky. He married Living MEEKS.
 78  iii.Living DAVIS.
 79  iv.Living DAVIS.

45.Blanche Irene SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 11 JAN 1911, and died ? NOV 1975 in Illinois. She married Walter RIXIE. She married Jessie ADKINSON.
  

Children of Blanche Irene SWINFORD and Walter RIXIE are:
 80  i.Living RIXIE.
 81  ii.Living RIXIE.

Children of Blanche Irene SWINFORD and Jessie ADKINSON are:
 82  i.Living ADKINSON.
 83  ii.Living ADKINSON.
 84  iii.Living ADKINSON.
 85  iv.Living ADKINSON.

46.John SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 2 APR 1913, and died 25 APR 1967 in Indiana. He married Mary Edna HALE.
  

Children of John SWINFORD and Mary Edna HALE are:
 86  i.Living SWINFORD.
 87  ii.Living SWINFORD.
 88  iii.Living SWINFORD.
 89  iv.Living SWINFORD.
 90  v.Living SWINFORD.
 91  vi.Living SWINFORD.
 92  vii.Living SWINFORD.
 93  viii.Living SWINFORD.

48.Harold SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 24 DEC 1918, and died 21 APR 1968 in Indiana. He married Ruth Virginia BELL. He married Edna Louise COLEMAN.
  

Children of Harold SWINFORD and Ruth Virginia BELL are:
 94  i.Living SWINFORD.
 95  ii.Living SWINFORD.

Child of Harold SWINFORD and Edna Louise COLEMAN is:
 96  i.Living SWINFORD.

49.William Ellis SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 18 MAY 1920 in Indiana. He married Hellen DUMAR.
  

Children of William Ellis SWINFORD and Hellen DUMAR are:
 97  i.Living SWINFORD.
 98  ii.Living SWINFORD.
 99  iii.Living SWINFORD.
 100  iv.Living SWINFORD.

50.Herbert Leo SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 26 NOV 1923, and died DEC 1987. He married Jenny JENKINS.
  

Children of Herbert Leo SWINFORD and Jenny JENKINS are:
 101  i.Living SWINFORD.
 102  ii.Living SWINFORD.

51.Hillis Edker or Edgar SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 5 JUN 1926, and died in ? Indiana. He married Living (--?--).
  

Children of Hillis Edker or Edgar SWINFORD and Living (--?--) are:
 103  i.Living SWINFORD.
 104  ii.Living SWINFORD.
 105  iii.Living SWINFORD.
 106  iv.Living SWINFORD.
 107  v.Living SWINFORD.
 108  vi.Living SWINFORD.
 109  vii.Living SWINFORD.

52.Myrtle Yvonna SWINFORD (John SWINFORD4, William Elliott SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 28 JAN 1931, and died 1 MAY 1965 in Indiana. She married Eugene RODGERS.
  

Children of Myrtle Yvonna SWINFORD and Eugene RODGERS are:
 110  i.Living RODGERS.
 111  ii.Living RODGERS.
 112  iii.Living RODGERS.

56.Luther SWINFORD (Abb aka William Abner SWINFORD4, John SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 1902 to 1904, and died 30 JAN 1937 in New Madrid County, Missouri. He married Gertrude aka Gertie BASS ABT 1924. She was born ABT 1909 in Advance, Missouri.
  

Children of Luther SWINFORD and Gertrude aka Gertie BASS are:
 113  i.Lillian SWINFORD was born ABT 1926 in Missouri.
 114  ii.Lester aka Red SWINFORD was born ABT 1928 in Missouri.
 115  iii.Eugene SWINFORD was born 7 NOV 1930 in Bell City, Missouri, and died 25 MAR 2003 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
 116  iv.Living SWINFORD.

58.Raymond SWINFORD (Abb aka William Abner SWINFORD4, John SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born ABT 1907. He married Hester (--?--) ABT 1927. She was born ABT 1910 in Missouri.
  

Children of Raymond SWINFORD and Hester (--?--) are:
 117  i.Raymond Jr. SWINFORD was born ABT 1927 in Missouri.
 118  ii.Living SWINFORD.

60.Edna SWINFORD (William Edward SWINFORD4, Ambrose Lee SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1). She married Male FLANNIGAN.
  

Child of Edna SWINFORD and Male FLANNIGAN is:
 119  i.Joann FLANNIGAN.

67.Howard SWINFORD (James Franklin "Frank" SWINFORD4, Ambrose Lee SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 12 MAR 1909 in Pope County, Illinois, and died 9 DEC 1998. He was buried in Pope County, Illinois. He married Rosetta MUSGRAVE. She died 1896.
  

Children of Howard SWINFORD and Rosetta MUSGRAVE are:
 120  i.Living SWINFORD.
 121  ii.Living SWINFORD.
 122  iii.Living SWINFORD.

71.Ambrose Lee SWINFORD (Fred SWINFORD4, Ambrose Lee SWINFORD3, Ireana (Arena) ABBOTT2, Nancy MERRILL1) was born 10 SEP 1921 in Golconda, Pope County, Illinois. He married Lola Lucille GLASS, daughter of Guy L. GLASS and Female JONES.
  

Children of Ambrose Lee SWINFORD and Lola Lucille GLASS are:
 123  i.Living SWINFORD. She married Living BROADWAY.
 124  ii.Living SWINFORD.
 125  iii.Living SWINFORD.
 126  iv.Living SWINFORD.
 127  v.Living SWINFORD.


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