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McLain - Mary McClain

Source: Waveland Independent newspaper, Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana, July 25, 1930

Mrs. Mary Ann McClain died at her home So. of Parkeville on  Monday afternoon. She was born in Shelby Co, Ky Jan 2, 184? and  was the daughter of Leman? and Ollah McClain. July 4, 1861, she  marr. Jesse McClain, now dead. She is survived by one son, James  Buchanon McClain, and two daughters, Rena and Nora McClain.  Funeral services on Wed. morning at Mt. Moriah were in charge of  Eldar (sic) Cornelius Airhart assisted by Elder Ray Collings. The  pallbearers were Otis McClain, Harry McClain, James McClain,  William Moore, Frank Moore, and John Gross. The flowers were  carried by Kathryn Moore, Ruby Porter, Mary Hamilton and Cozette  McClain. Mrs. McClain was highly esteemed by her neighbors and  will be missed. - typed by kbz

Source: Crawfordsville Journal Jan 22, 1930 p 10

Waveland, July 21 -- Mrs. Mary Ann McCLAIN, 90, one of the oldest and most beloved  residents of Green Twp, expired at her home 5 miles south of here  at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon. Infirmities of old age caused  death. The dead woman was born Jan 2, 1840 in Shelby Co, Ky, the  d/o Lemuel and Oilah McClain. On July 4, 1861 she was married to  a man by the same name, Jesse McCLain, who preceded her in death.  She was quite active in social circles about Waveland almost  until her death, despite her age and the illness that overtook  her last May. She was a member of the Christian Church here.  Surviving are one son, JB McClain of Waveland, two daguthers,  Rena and Nora McClain, both living at home and a number of nieces  and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 o'clock Wed.  monring at mt. Moriah Church, south of Waveland with Rev. CI  Airhart of Crawfordsville officiating. Interment will be at mt.  Moriah Cemetery. - typed by kbz
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