Submitted by Descendants: Sarah Elizabeth and Thomas Ross McSWAIN
According to the Civil War Pension application of their son, Alexander McSwain, George McSwain and Jane (McMillan) McSwain moved to Walton County, Florida in about 1837. They had nine children. Of those nine, four of the children married into the family of William Cawthon.
Alexander McSwain married two of William Cawthon’s daughters. George and Jane’s daughter, Mary, married William Cawthon, Alexander’s father-in-law. He was forty years Mary’s senior.
Alexander McSwain served in the 1891 Florida State Legislature.
George McSwain was first established as a Florida Pioneer in 2004