John J. Swain, Co. F, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Daily Tribune – June 1, 1905

John J. Swain, a well known resident of Green township, died at his home near this place on Friday, Mav 19, aged 77 years. Mr. Swain was born in Butler county, but came to Beaver county late in the fifties and was a resident of West Bridgewater when he enlisted for the war. He was a member of Company F, Tenth regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Corps and served three years in the war of the Rebellion. By occupation he was a stone and brick mason and was a member of the M.E. Church. He leaves a wife and two children, Houston and Lillie Swain at home. Also four children by a former marriage. The funeral services were conducted at the family residence by Rev. Westwood, pastor of the M.E. Church here. The services at the grave were conducted by Post 183, G.A.R., of Rochester, Pa. of which the deceased was a charter member. The services were in accordance with the beautiful of the order and the remains are now resting in the Georgetown Hill Cemetery.

John J. Swain (1828-1905) – Find a Grave Memorial

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