Class of 1926
Birth: 26 Oct 1905, Mt Pleasant, Cabarrus Co, NC
Death: 30 Mar 1997, Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina
Hawley Clifford McEachern (1876-1959)
Allie Belk Lefler (1879-1962)
Marvin Deberry Swaringen (1903-1973)
The Concord Times (Concord, NC), 31 Oct 1921, p.5.
A Birthday Party.
On Wednesday evening, October the 26th, Miss Mary Frances McEachern, of near Cold Springs, entertained at a birthday party. The following friends of Miss McEachern were present: Misses Maggie Belle Lefler, Lillian Mills, Ruth Swaringen, Daisy and Ruth Cox, Myrtle and Lucy Herrin, Hilda and Daisy Barnhardt, Messrs. Joe and Rutledge McEachern, Frank, Lewis and Archey Lefler, Eugene Blackwelder, Henry Lee Mills, Sam Hudson, Marvin Swaringen, Frank Walker, Marvin Barnhardt, Joe Hess, Clay Rinehardt, Lee Smith, Mr. and Mrs. H. Y. Dove and children, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Barnhardt and Mrs. F. V. Lefler.
Miss McEachern was the recipient of many nice and useful gifts. After playing several amusing games the guests were led to the dining room where a tasty supper was served, consisting of chicken, pickles, sandwiches and other delicacies. A large birthday cake adorned the center of the table Illuminated by sixteen tiny candles, thus revealing to all present that Miss McEachern was “sweet sixteen.” The guests departed at a late hour, wishing Miss McEachern many more happy birthdays.
Miss McEachern is now a student of Mont Amoena Seminary, having won a scholarship in our last County commencement.
The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) 15 Jan 1928, 21
CONCORD, Jan. 14. – Miss Mary Frances McEachern and Marvin D. Swaringen were quietly married at Cold Springs church.
There were no attendants, but prior to the last hymn in Sunday school the bride and groom entered the church together and were united in wedlock by Rev. T. R. Wolfe, pastor of the church.
Mrs. Swaringen is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hawley McEachern. She graduated from Mont Amoena, seminary, Mount Pleasant in 1926, being the valedictorian of her class.
Mr. Swaringen is the third son of Mrs. E. D. Swaringen and is a business man.
After the ceremony the couple left for a motor trip to eastern Carolina. On their return they will reside with the groom’s mother on the Mount Pleasant road.