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William Walton Swaney
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1871
Riley County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug., 1968
Washington County
Arkansas, USA

h/o 1st Nanna Tuttle, 2nd Lena Mae Grissom

Birth: 3rd of six known children in Riley county, Kansas

An intreging fact about this gentleman is that reportedly by Opal Beck, Chairman Rogers [AR] Centennial Celebration, he at age ten was aboard the first "Frisco" train arriving in Fayetteville 8 June 1881 and at age ninety-four aboard the last "Frisco" train leaving Fayetteville 18 September 1965.

Census: 1880, age 9 Jackson townsphip, Riley county, Kansas

8 June 1881, ten y/o, aboard 1st "Frisco" train into Fayetteville, Washington county, Arkansas.

Census: 1900, age 23, Jefferson township, Washington county, Indiana with wife & two kids, farmer.

Census: 1920, age 47 Prairie township, Washington county, Arkansas with 2nd wife & seven kids.

Census: 1930, Fayettevile, Washington county, Arkansas with 2nd wife & seven kids, residing 96 south Hill street, a Mechanic at Ford plant.

18 September 1965, age 94, aboard last "Frisco" train to leave Fyetteville, Washington county, Arkansas.

Death: in Fayetteville, Washington county, Arkansas, cause & burial location currently unknown.

Father: Joshus Morris Swaney b: 30 OCT 1840 Indiana
Mother: Ann E (currently unknown) b: about DEC 1839 Indiana

Marriage 1 Nanna Tuttle b: MAY 1873 in Kansas
Married: 1894, Saint Paul Arkansas (1900 census has 1898)

Known Children

Edmund C Swaney b: May 1898 Indiana

Mary Swaney b: FEB 1900 Indiana

Vernon Swaney b: about 1902 Arkansas

Relda Wave Swaney b: 15 MAR 1903 Arkansas

Cleo Swaney b: about 1909 Arkansas

Marriage 2 Lena Mae Grissom b: about 1896 in Arkansas
Married: 1912 location currently unknown, most likely (?) Washington county, Arkansas.

Known Children

Louetta P Swaney b: about 1913 Arkansas

William J Swaney b: about 1916 Arkansas

Doyle P Swaney b: about 1918 Arkansas

Earl E Swaney b: 28 JUL 1919 Arkansas

Alene D Swaney b: about 1921 Arkansas

Marie J Swaney b: about 1925 Arkansas

Marion F Swaney b: about 1927 Arkansas
Created by: Bill
Record added: Aug 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74925129

- Bill
 Added: Aug. 15, 2011

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