David Swaney (b. 1815)
Born in North Carolina; his residence in 1870 was Fannin County, GA and in 1880 was in Gilmer County, GA. Buried in Smith Cemetery in Ellijay, GA.
m. Harriett C. Smith (b. 1824)
Born in Georgia
Children: Stephen Joel Swaney (b. 3-1849) - m. Sarah Brumbelow
Esther Catherine Swaney (b. 1852, m. 1870) – m. William Lafayette Ray
David P. Swaney (b. 1858, m. 1-5-1879) - m. Lucy A. Price
Enoch Swaney (b. 1861) - m. Elizabeth Jane Fox
Stephen Joel Swaney (b. 3-1-1846)
Born in Fannin County, GA; buried at Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery in Jasper, Pickens County, GA.
m. Sarah Brumbelow (b. 1835-1912)
Born in Gilmer County, GA
Children: George Swaney (b. 1860)
Isack Swaney (b. 1861)
Jane Swaney (b. 1863)
Joel David Swaney (b. 7-1868) - m. Marrietta Bramlett
Harriett E. Swaney Long (b. 1870, d. 10-25-1964) - m. George W. Long
Scinthy A. Swaney Bramlett (b. 1872, m. 12-24-1893) - m. Thomas H. Bramlett
James L. Swaney (b. 4-23-1876, d. 10-17-1942, m. 3-6-1898) - m. Mary E. Chastain
Stephen J. Swaney (b. 3-1879)
John William Swaney (b. 3-10-1874, d. 3-21-1961, m. 1-1-1908)
m. Nora Rebecca Louisa Dupree
Joel David Swaney (b. 7-1868, m. 12-8-1892, d. 11-6-1941)
Born in Gilmer County, GA; died at his residence, 2001 Brown's Mill Road, Atlanta, GA; buried at Jones Chapel Cemetery in Forest Park, GA. The 1930 Census for Militia District 1644 in Clayton County, GA shows that he is a farmer, that he is renting, was 24 years old when married, and is able to read and write. The 1940 Census states that he attended elementary school through the 5th grade and that he is widowed.
m. Marietta Bramlett (b. 1-22-1872, d. 2-20-1940)
born in Whitfield County, GA; died at 996 Crew Street, S.W., Atlanta, GA; buried at Jones Chapel Cemetery in Forest Park, GA; in the 1920 Census for Clayton County, GA, her mother, Polly Jane Bramlett (b. 1855) was living with she and Joel David Swaney.
Children: Cloyed Herschel Swaney (b. 2-14-1885, d. 6-4-1917)
Effie Ann Swaney Whittle (b. 7-1897, d. 10-11-1963) - m. Homer C. Whittle
Ethel Jane Swaney (b. 5-18-1900, d. 11-11-1939) - m. Emery Swaney
William Clestes Swaney (b. 6-15-1902, d. 4-19-1989) - m. Willa Mae Bramlett
Emma T. Swaney Whittle (b. 1905) - m. Jonas W. Whittle
Sarah Evelyn Swaney Jeffrey (b. 1910) - m. Vinnie E. Jeffrey
Dessie Dithulia Swaney Phillips Loudermilk (b. 5-29-1913, d. 9-15-1994)
m. 1) Grady W. Phillips, 2) Charles W. Loudermilk
Dessie Dithulia Swaney (b. 5-29-1913, d.
9-15-1994, m. 2-13-1933)
born in Fairmount, GA; died in Perry, GA; buried at Hazel Creek Church Cemetery in Mt. Airy, GA.
m. Grady W. Phillips (b. 10-8-1896, d. 8-18-1935)
buried in Forest Park City Cemetery, Forest Park, GA; son of Hiram W. and Mary L. Phillips
m. Charles William Loudermilk (b. 12-15-1906, m. 1-25-1941, d. 12-21-68)
born in Habersham County, GA;
died in Atlanta, GA; buried at Hazel Creek Church Cemetery in Mt. Airy, GA.
Children: William Alex Loudermilk (b. 2-27-1949, m. 6-22-1968) - m. Ellie Drawdy
(b. 2-27-1949, m. 6-22-1968)
born in Birmingham, AL
m. Ellie Drawdy (b. 9-9-1949)
born in Waycross, GA
Children: Jason Wayne Loudermilk (b. 1975, m. 6-12-2004) - m. Margaret Courtney McCammon
Sherri Lynn Loudermilk Underwood (b. 1978, m. 6-8-2002) - m. Chris Underwood
John David Loudermilk (b. 1985, m. 10-25-2008) – m. Sarah Beth Williams
Census Soundex from Fannin County, GA 1880
Certificate of Death, GA number 7246, COD for John William Swaney, lists Joel Stephen Swaney as father and Sarah Brumbelow as Mother
Federal Census 1900 for Fannin County, as listed with family group, birth 1838 in Gilmer County, GA
1900 Gilmer County Census
Dessie Loudermilk family Bible
1850 Federal Census for Gilmer County, GA
1920 Census for Clayton County, GA
History of Clayton County, GA 1821-1983, p. 438
Whitfield County, Georgia Marriages, p. 62.