Swaney Lineage




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


William Alex Loudermilk (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.