Ward-588 Elizabeth Ward Swain can someone help find information about her, Thanks

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In 1850 she is 24 living with her parents in Saluda (my family lived there too.)

Elizabeth Swain

 in the 1850 United States Federal Census

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Name: Elizabeth Swain
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1826
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1850: Saluda, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA
Race: White
Gender: Female
Family Number: 1562
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Swain 80
Nancy Swain 65
Jane A Swain 26
Elizabeth Swain 24

She is 55 and single still in 1880

Elizabeth Swain

 in the 1880 United States Federal Census

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Name: Elizabeth Swain
Age: 55
Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1880: Long Cane, Abbeville, South Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
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Household Members:
Name Age
Elizabeth Swain 55

1880 census also shows a Jane Swain in the line above Elizabeth. Jane is 62 years old and was born in South Carolina. Jane's parents were born in England and Elizabeth shows her parents born in South Carolina.


Here is a conflicting record for death

Elizabeth Swain

 in the South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1961

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    Name: Elizabeth Swain
    Birth Date: abt 1828
    Death Date: 8 Oct 1868
    Age at Death: 40
    Death Place: Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Certificate Number: 000978
    Wills and Probates: Search for Elizabeth Swain in South Carolina Wills & Probates collection

    Here is Jane, Elizabeth's sister. Info included seems to indicate Elizabeth married a Smith.

    Jane Amanda Swain Swain

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    Birth:  Jun. 18, 1818, USA
    Death:  Apr. 4, 1881, USA
    Jane Swain is daughter of Robert Swain Jr. and Nancy Smith memberof this church for 45 years.brothers and sister Elizabeth Ward Swain Reeves Smith of Anderson Co. South Carolina, James Norris Swain, nephew Robert Daniel Swain there may be more brothers and sister not sure. Granddaughter of Robert Swain Sr. born Ireland and Elizabeth Ward Swain born Virginia. from bloodline of Bruce Thompson Swain 
    Greenville Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Abbeville County
    South Carolina, USA
    Created by: Betty Swain Cass
    Record added: Apr 04, 2007
    Find A Grave Memorial# 18769119
    Can't find anything on Bruce Thompson Swain of Ireland what years or do you have anything,  Thank's
    Can you give me an estimation of when he was born?
    Betty I just seen this on the question when born I don't know , Thanks for helping
    Also on this Elizabeth Ward Swain 1826 you added information about , it is the grandmother I was asking about her name Elizabeth Ward married Swain born est.1741 from the information I'm seeing but I will work on both if I get added to trustee list, Thanks for helping.

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