He died on March 24, 1873 in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas
↑ "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2QHJ-M24), Aloy Swain and Syntha Lanier, 05 Aug 1824; citing Marriage, Preble, Ohio, United States, , Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm.
"Kansas Marriages, 1840-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWGD-TXR : 12 December 2014), Alva Swain in entry for George L. Scherbuson and Mariah Swain, 28 Aug 1890; citing Center Tp , Wilson, Kansas, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,428,566.
"Kansas, Marriages, 1811-1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FW2X-TFF : 28 January 2016), Alva Swain in entry for Wm. A. Swaine and Elsie McGlinn, Fredonia, Wilson, Kansas, United States; citing Marriage, 13 Nov 1889, Fredonia, Wilson, Kansas, United States, district clerk, county clerk and register offices from various counties. Kansas State Historical Society. ; FHL microfilm 1,428,566.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://new.findagrave.com : accessed 30 September 2017), memorial page for Alva M. "Alvy" Swain (20 Oct 1802–29 Mar 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. Find A Grave: Memorial #21786946, citing Fredonia City Cemetery, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Judy Mayfield (contributor 46636512) .
proof of father - notes taken from Family Search
Family Bible listed in DAR application papers of Lois McClure Doering.
Named as heir and Executor in will of Jacob Swain.
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