Alva Ellen (Quill) Swayze – Texas

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Birth: Jul. 11, 1895 in Texas, USA

Alva Ellen (Quill) Swayze, daughter of Daniel James Quill of Ireland and Alice Nettie Lewis of Texas.

Married:  Robert Edward Swayze on 11 July 1915 in Bexar County, Texas.

Mother of Roy Albert Swayze, who was born in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas.
Grandmother of two adopted children, Robert “Bob” Edward Swayze of Houston, Harris County, Texas; and Kennon (Swayze) Fletcher Clark of Eutaw, Greene County, Texas.

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Kirkwood is a historic plantation house in Eutaw, Greene, Alabama. The house was recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey in 1934 and by Carol M. Highsmith in 2010. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 17, 1976, due to its architectural significance. source: Wikipedia

Great Grandmother of Kimberly Mary Fletcher of Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama. Alva spent the last few years of her life at the Kirkwood Mansion with her son, Roy and daughter-in-law, Mary (Bender) Swayze. Her Granddaughter, Kennon (Swayze) Fletcher, cared for her up until her death.

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111 Kirkwood Dr., Eutaw, Greene, Alabama

Kirkwood Mansion in 2010 (above), by Carol M. Highsmith

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Kirkwood Mansion in 1939, aka Kirksey House

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Kirksey House, began 1860 but was not finished until after the Civil War in 1865, Eutaw, Greene, Alabama, Built by Foster M. Kirksey

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Family links:

Spouse:
Robert Edward Swayze (1888 – 1963)

Children:
Roy Albert Swayze (1919 – 1987)

Death: Sep. 3, 1991 in Eutaw, Greene,  Alabama, USA 

“U.S. Social Security Death records state:
first name: Alva
middle name: Q
last name: Swayze
name suffix:
birth date: 11 July 1895
social security number: 577-30-0567
place of issuance: District Of Columbia
last residence: Eutaw, Greene, Alabama
zip code of last residence: 35462
death date: 3 September 1991
estimated age at death: 96
Source Citation
“United States Social Security Death Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JBW7-GWT : accessed 28 Aug 2012), Alva Q Swayze, 3 September 1991; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).” source: Wikipedia

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Mesopotamia Cemetery (Oak Hill). Greene County, Alabama

Burial: 
Mesopotamia Cemetery
Eutaw
Greene County
Alabama, USA 
Created by: TEXAS TUDORS
Record added: May 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26605083

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