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Edith Irene Jordan Cain
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1876
Clinton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1973
Jefferson
Greene County
Iowa, USA

Obituary from Jefferson Herald 11/28/1973:

Edith I. Cain

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 26, from the Slininger Chapel in Jefferson for Edith I. Cain, 95, longtime resident of the Bagley and Jefferson area.

The Rev. R. Roland Ritter, minister of the Jefferson United Methodist Church, officiated. Mrs. Curtis Wilson was organist.

Casket bearers were Everett Gilliland, Roy Ferguson, Kenneth Grassmeier, Robert Byrns, Emmett Cain and Orville Cain. Interment was in Greenbrier Township Cemetery.

Edith Irene Cain, daughter of Jack and Sarah Nowles [sic] Jordan, was born Aug. 13, 1878, in Clinton county and passed away Nov. 23, at Jefferson at the age of 95.

She was raised in Clinton county and graduate from DeWitt High School.

Edith taught school in the Bagley area where she met and married Oscar Cain on July 11, 1900. They were the parents of one son, Everett.

The family farmed in the Bagley area until 1953 when Mr. and Mrs. Cain retired and moved to Jefferson.

Mrs. Cain was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Oscar in 1956, two brothers and four sisters.

Her survivors include her son Everett of Herndon; two grandchildren, Jack Cain of Bagley and Mrs. Paul (Gwenevere) Kinney of Jefferson; five great-grandsons; four sisters, Mrs. Sara Schlotfeldt of DeWitt, Mrs. Olivette Reeder of Berkeley, CA, Mrs. Joan Names of Wheatridge, CO, and Mrs. Florence Murphy of Phoenix, AZ; and several nieces and nephews, and other relatives.

Father - John Jordan
Mother - Sarah Jordan

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Murdock Jordan (1838 - 1913)
  Sarah Elizabeth Nowels Jordan (1851 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Oscar Edward Cain (1874 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Everett Milton Cain (1905 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Miller Jordan Jordan (1869 - 1951)*
  Lewis Edward Jordan (1871 - 1950)*
  Ora E. Jordan (1872 - 1873)*
  Jessie Margaret Jordan Chapman (1874 - 1949)*
  Edith Irene Jordan Cain (1876 - 1973)
  Joan Electa Jordan Names (1878 - 1975)*
  John Murdock Jordan (1881 - 1961)*
  Sara Lucinda Jordan Schlotfeldt (1885 - 1974)*
  Marion Elizabeth Jordan Kindig (1889 - 1915)*
  Florence Pauline Jordan Murphy (1893 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenbrier Cemetery
Cooper
Greene County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Lot 78
 
Created by: Airrow
Record added: Aug 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15311894
Edith Irene <i>Jordan</i> Cain
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Edith Irene <i>Jordan</i> Cain
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 Added: Sep. 21, 2006
 
 
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