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Anna Frances Hedrick Swearngain
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1885
Chariton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1955
Chariton County
Missouri, USA

THE MARCELINE NEWS, Marceline, Missouri, Friday, July 29, 1955
Friends of the Westville community were grieved to learn of the death of Mrs. Willard Swearngain at the St. Francis Hospital Friday morning. Mrs. Swearngain has been our neighbor for many years and will be greatly missed by all.

THE MARCELINE NEWS, Marceline, Missouri, Friday, July 29, 1955
Funeral services for Mrs. J.W. Swearngain were Sunday afternoon at the McLaughlin Chapel. Mrs. Swearngain died Friday at St. Francis Hospital. Burial was in the Roselawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Swearngain, whose maiden name was Anna Frances Hedrick, daughter of Henry and Margaret Hedrick, was born Dec. 12, 1885 in Chariton County. When a young woman she became a member of Westville Methodist Church. She and J.W. Swearngain were married June 21, 1905 and five children were born to this union. Besides her parents, a sisters and three brothers preceded her in death.
Besides the husband of the home, Mrs. Swearngain leaves three daughters, Mrs. Presley Essig of Bynumville, Mrs. Levi Rusher of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Mrs. Marvin Porter of Mound City, Missouri; two sons, Earl Swearngain of Bynumville, and Gilbert Swearngain of Knoxville, Iowa; thirteen grandchildren and a great-grandchild, Bill Essig, Barbara Bartholomew, Betty, Joan and Earline Swearngain, Jerry and Cheryl Rusher, Ann, Jane and Phil Porter, Connie, Carole and Don Swearngain, and Debbie Bartholomew; and two brothers, Walter Hedrick of North English, Iowa, and Carl Hedrick of Knoxville, Iowa. 
Family links: 
  William Henry Lewis Hedrick (1847 - 1913)
  Margaret Ann Welch McCloud (1856 - 1918)
  John Willard Swearngain (1880 - 1962)*
  Eva Jane Swearngain Essig (1906 - 1969)*
  Willard Earl Swearngain (1910 - 1984)*
  Gilbert Verne Swearngain (1912 - 1989)*
  Gladys Swearngain Rusher (1916 - 1989)*
  Charles William Hedrick (1872 - 1947)*
  Joseph Jackson Hedrick (1875 - 1933)*
  John Henry Hedrick (1877 - 1947)*
  Eva May Hedrick McGown (1883 - 1946)*
  Anna Frances Hedrick Swearngain (1885 - 1955)
  Walter Raymond Hedrick (1889 - 1965)*
  Carl Benjamin Hedrick (1895 - 1978)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Linn County
Missouri, USA
Created by: LVoyles
Record added: Apr 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18878655
Anna Frances <i>Hedrick</i> Swearngain
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