Swink Family History

Ancestors of Ralph B. Swink, Sr

Person Page 6

Lydia Hudson

F, #131, (abt 1892 - 26 Aug 1962)

Family: Theodore Gray Swink (13 Apr 1886 - 24 Feb 1965)

DaughterMary Lewis Swink

Biography

Birthabt 1892Lydia Hudson was born abt 1892 in Alabama.1
Death26 Aug 1962She died on 26 Aug 1962 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.2
Person SourceLydia Hudson had person sources.3,1,4,5
Last Edited19 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S18] 1910 Census, Source Medium: Microfilm, Series T624, Roll 1473, Page 101
  2. [S107] Southern Christian Advocate, Source Medium: Newspaper, 27 Sept 1962, vol 126, #38, p 7, c 1
  3. [S95] Ralph B. Swink Sr. - Notes to Bing Swink abt 1963, Contains genealogical information on Swink family, Source Medium: Interview
  4. [S183] Obituary of Theodore G. Swink, State, Columbia, SC, 25 Feb 1965, p 28
  5. [S184] Death Certificate of Theodore G. Swink, South Carolina, File #65-2825

Isadore Walter ("Izzie") Gray

M, #134

Parents

FatherWalter Scott Gray (3 May 1852 - 3 Dec 1913)
MotherEmma M. Swink (14 Jan 1858 - 24 Sep 1909)

Family: Mamie Sue Wharten

DaughterAnn Gray

Biography

Person SourceIsadore Walter ("Izzie") Gray had person sources.1,2
Last Edited24 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S56] Emmie Marguerite Tolbert, Family Journal of the Gray Reunions for 1937 & 1938, Source Medium: Book, 1938: p. 17
  2. [S152] Obituary of Walter Scott Gray, Spartanburg Herald, 4 Dec 1913, p 5

Thomas B. Little

M, #137, ( - bet 1821 and 1823)

Parents

FatherJonas Little (abt 1755 - abt Mar 1821)
MotherRebecca ? (bet 1756 and 1765 - 1836)

Biography

Deathbet 1821 and 1823Thomas B. Little died after his father but before estate was settled bet 1821 and 1823. He and brother Amos were granted the administration papers for their father in 1821. When the estate of Jonas Little was finally settled in 1823, the widow of Thomas received his inheritance.1
Person SourceThomas B. Little had person sources.2,1
Last Edited14 Nov 2019

Citations

  1. [S172] Estate Papers of Jonas Little, Union County Probate Court, Box 11, Pkg 28, South Carolina Archives Microfilm roll C2560
  2. [S134] Will of Jonas Little, Union District, SC, dated 17 Jan 1821, recorded. 2 Apr 1821, Will Book B, p 64, box 43, pkg 28, Source Medium: Microfilm

Jonas Swink

M, #138, (abt 1849 - )

Parents

FatherLeland Swink (1819 - 15 Mar 1862)
MotherRebecca Little (abt 1821 - abt 1858)

Biography

Birthabt 1849Jonas Swink was born abt 1849 in South Carolina.1
Person SourceJonas Swink had person sources.1,2
Last Edited7 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S8] 1850 Census, Source Medium: Microfilm, Series M432, Roll 859, p 82B
  2. [S10] 1860 Census, Source Medium: Microfilm, Series M432, Roll 859, p 82B

Avery Swink

M, #139, (abt 1847 - )

Parents

FatherLeland Swink (1819 - 15 Mar 1862)
MotherRebecca Little (abt 1821 - abt 1858)

Biography

Birthabt 1847Avery Swink was born abt 1847 in South Carolina.1
Person SourceAvery Swink had person sources.1,2
Last Edited7 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S8] 1850 Census, Source Medium: Microfilm, Series M432, Roll 859, p 82B
  2. [S10] 1860 Census, Source Medium: Microfilm, Series M432, Roll 859, p 82B, Listed as A. L. Swink

Catherine Swink

F, #140, (22 Aug 1839 - 21 Sep 1926)

Parents

FatherLeland Swink (1819 - 15 Mar 1862)
MotherRebecca Little (abt 1821 - abt 1858)

Biography

Birth22 Aug 1839Catherine Swink was born on 22 Aug 1839 in Union County, South Carolina. The 1850 census has her birth abt 1843.1
Death21 Sep 1926She died on 21 Sep 1926 at age 87 in Woodruff, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.1
Person SourceCatherine Swink had person sources.2,1
Last Edited14 May 2020

Citations

  1. [S174] Death Certificate of Katherine Swink Rogers, Daughter of Leland Swink and Rebecca Little
  2. [S8] 1850 Census, Source Medium: Microfilm, Series M432, Roll 859, p 82B

Ailsie Green

F, #141, (1740 - abt 1795)

Family: John Gray, Sr, (abt 1735 - bet 8 Mar 1806 and 4 Aug 1806)

SonIssac Gray ( - bef 1820)
SonEphraim Gray ( - bef 1820)
DaughterAilsey Gray (abt 1763 - aft 1820)
SonHezekiah Gray+ (1763 - 28 Dec 1853)
DaughterElizabeth Gray (29 Jan 1765 - 17 Jul 1844)
SonJohn M. Gray (1766 - aft 1820)
SonWilliam Gray (abt 1768 - aft 1820)
SonSeth Gray (bef 1770 - aft 1820)
DaughterJemima (Manima) Gray (abt 1774 - aft 1820)
SonZachariah ("Zack") Gray+ (1783 - 11 Jul 1854)
SonJesse Gray+ (1785 - 11 Nov 1868)

Biography

Birth1740Ailsie Green was born in 1740.1,2,3
Marriagebef 1761John Gray, Sr, and she were married bef 1761.2,3
Deathabt 1795She died abt 1795.4,5
NoteFirst name also spelled Ailsey. (One source, South Carolina Revolutionary Soldiers, Sailors, Patriots, & Dependents, has last name as Hyatt or Hiatt.
Person SourceAilsie Green had person sources.1,2,6,7
Last Edited14 Oct 2019

Citations

  1. [S32] Applications for Membership, DAR, by Helen Gray Crotwell (Member #569697), Copy courtesy of Neal Crotwell Posey, Source Medium: Manuscript, Working papers for application for John Gray.
  2. [S99] Laurens County Historical Society & Laurens County Arts Council, Scrapbook: Laurens County, Source Medium: Book, "John Gray, Gentleman" by Wil Lou Gray, p 201
  3. [S56] Emmie Marguerite Tolbert, Family Journal of the Gray Reunions for 1937 & 1938, Source Medium: Book, 1937: p 3
  4. [S99] Laurens County Historical Society & Laurens County Arts Council, Scrapbook: Laurens County, "John and Ailsey Gray" by Sara Mary Nash, pp 200-201
  5. [S25] Sara M. Nash, Ancestors & Descendants: Nash, Gray, etc., Source Medium: Book, p 106
  6. [S56] Emmie Marguerite Tolbert, Family Journal of the Gray Reunions for 1937 & 1938, 1938: p. 16
  7. [S23] Sara M. Nash, Abstracts of Early Records of Laurens County, SC, Source Medium: Book, p. 21 Deed Book B, p. 217; p. 45 Deed Book C, p. 185; p. 94 Deed Book E, p. 119; p. 109 Deed Book E, p. 386

Robert Adams Gray

M, #143, (12 Sep 1828 - 30 May 1904)

Parents

FatherZachariah ("Zack") Gray (1783 - 11 Jul 1854)
MotherCaroline Charlotte ("Lettie") Fowler (3 May 1787 - 13 Jan 1838)

Family: Hannah Childress Abercrombie (29 Jul 1834 - 18 Sep 1883)

SonJim Gray
SonClarence Gray
SonD'Arcy Gray
DaughterLula Gray
DaughterSue Gray
DaughterDora Gray
SonWilliam Lafayette Gray+ (7 Mar 1856 - 3 Aug 1932)
SonJohn Marion Gray+ (21 Jan 1863 - 2 Feb 1930)
SonRobert Lee Gray+ (10 May 1864 - 23 Nov 1932)

Biography

Birth12 Sep 1828Robert Adams Gray was born on 12 Sep 1828 in Laurens County, South Carolina. His obituary in the Southern Christian Advocate says he was born in 1829.1,2,3
Marriage5 Apr 1855He and Hannah Childress Abercrombie were married on 5 Apr 1855. Hannah Abercrombie was a former student of Robert Adams Gray.1,4
Marriage1885He and Edna Jane Gray were married in 1885.5,6
Death30 May 1904He died on 30 May 1904 at age 75 in Williamston, South Carolina.7,1,2
Burial1904He was buried in 1904 at Dial's Church Cemetery in Laurens County, South Carolina.2
NoteThe town of Gray Court in Laurens County, South Carolina was named after Robert Adams Gray in 1894. A vote was taken to decide who the town would be named after.
OccupationRobert Adams Gray was a School Teacher.8,9
OccupationRobert Adams Gray was a cotton planter and operated a cotton ginnery.10,3
ReligionHe was Methodist and was Superintendent of Dial's Methodist Church Sunday School for years.11
Person SourceHe had person sources.12,13,5,1,14
Military1861He served in the military Served in CSA under Lee in 1861.10,15,9
Military1861He served in the military Private in Confederate Army in 1861.16
Last Edited14 May 2020

Citations

  1. [S32] Applications for Membership, DAR, by Helen Gray Crotwell (Member #569697), Copy courtesy of Neal Crotwell Posey, Source Medium: Manuscript, Working papers for application for John Gray.
  2. [S56] Emmie Marguerite Tolbert, Family Journal of the Gray Reunions for 1937 & 1938, Source Medium: Book, 1937: p 6
  3. [S62] David Duncan Wallace, History of South Carolina, Source Medium: Book, Vol IV, p. 838
  4. [S56] Emmie Marguerite Tolbert, Family Journal of the Gray Reunions for 1937 & 1938, 1937: pp 4, 6, 10; 1938: p 21
  5. [S25] Sara M. Nash, Ancestors & Descendants: Nash, Gray, etc., Source Medium: Book, p 110
  6. [S56] Emmie Marguerite Tolbert, Family Journal of the Gray Reunions for 1937 & 1938, 1937: pp 4, 10
  7. [S107] Southern Christian Advocate, Source Medium: Newspaper, Vol 68, #12, p. 15, c. 1
  8. [S99] Laurens County Historical Society & Laurens County Arts Council, Scrapbook: Laurens County, Source Medium: Book, "John Gray, Gentleman" by Wil Lou Gray, p 201
  9. [S22] 1970 Gray Reunion, Source Medium: Manuscript, p 3
  10. [S99] Laurens County Historical Society & Laurens County Arts Council, Scrapbook: Laurens County, "Robert Lee Gray" by James P. Sloan, pp 201-202
  11. [S56] Emmie Marguerite Tolbert, Family Journal of the Gray Reunions for 1937 & 1938, 1937: p 8
  12. [S107] Southern Christian Advocate, vol. 95, #1, p. 13, c. 4
  13. [S56] Emmie Marguerite Tolbert, Family Journal of the Gray Reunions for 1937 & 1938, 1937: pp 4, 6, 10
  14. [S99] Laurens County Historical Society & Laurens County Arts Council, Scrapbook: Laurens County, "Gray Court & Related Names in Laurens County" by Marguerite Tolbert, pp 48-49
  15. [S62] David Duncan Wallace, History of South Carolina, p 838
  16. [S62] David Duncan Wallace, History of South Carolina, Vol IV, p 46

Mary Helen Gray

F, #147, (13 Aug 1899 - 4 Nov 1978)

Parents

FatherJohn Marion Gray (21 Jan 1863 - 2 Feb 1930)
MotherLula Elizabeth Swink (24 Nov 1867 - 13 Dec 1950)

Family: James Calvin Crotwell (11 Jan 1894 - 27 Oct 1977)

DaughterHelen Gray Crotwell
DaughterMary Caroline Crotwell
DaughterLiving
Gray, Mary Helen - Crotwell, James C - Crotwell, Helen Gray - 1924

Biography

Birth13 Aug 1899Mary Helen Gray was born on 13 Aug 1899 in Laurens County, South Carolina.1
Marriage18 Jun 1924James Calvin Crotwell and she were married on 18 Jun 1924 in Woodruff, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.2,3
Death4 Nov 1978She died on 4 Nov 1978 at age 79 in Cordele, Georgia.4,5
Burial1978She was buried in 1978 at Leesburg Cemetery in Leesburg, Georgia.4
Person SourceMary Helen Gray had person sources.1
Census1910She appeared in the census in 1910 in Youngs Township, Laurens County, South Carolina.6
Education1920She was educated in 1920 at Brenau College in Gainesville, Georgia. Attended college with her future sisters-in-law, Selma and Sophia Crotwell.7
Census1930She appeared in the census in 1930 in Lee County, Georgia.8
Census1940She appeared in the census in 1940 in Lee County, Georgia.9
Last Edited11 Aug 2019

Citations

  1. [S32] Applications for Membership, DAR, by Helen Gray Crotwell (Member #569697), Copy courtesy of Neal Crotwell Posey, Source Medium: Manuscript, Working papers for application for John Swink & John Gray.
  2. [S32] Applications for Membership, DAR, by Helen Gray Crotwell (Member #569697), Copy courtesy of Neal Crotwell Posey, Working papers for application for John Gray.
  3. [S200] Marriage Invitation of Mary Helen Gray & James C. Crotwell
  4. [S111] Tombstone, Source Medium: Tombstone
  5. [S69] Neal Crotwell Posey, Source Medium: Interview
  6. [S18] 1910 Census, Source Medium: Microfilm, Series T624, Roll 1464, pp 11A-11B, (name listed as Ellen)
  7. [S199] Bubbles, Brenau College Yearbook, Vol XIV (1919), Gainesville, Georgia
  8. [S20] 1930 Census, Source Medium: Microfilm, Series T626, p 5B
  9. [S21] 1940 Census, Source Medium: Internet, Series T627, Roll 690, p 11B