|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1836|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 1907|
Civil War Veteran, conscripted into Confederacy C Company 60th Mounted Infantry Dec 1862. Shade joined Union Army 1st TN Cavalry K Mar 17, 1863, same as brother Mitch McLain.
Injured in Battle of Chickamauga, GA, horse threw him, treated by Dr. Rankin in Chattanooga field hospital. Crippled left knee & hip, & could not do carpentry as he could before the war.
He was mustered out in Nashville as a Corporal 19 Sept 1863.
Honorably discharged from Union Army June 19, 1865.
Shade & 1st wife Elmira Gardner had son Isaac Mitchell & daughter "Betts" Anna Elizabeth. Divorced Oct 1865.
He & 2nd wife Virinda Myers had 5 sons & 7 daughters born from 1867 to 1892. They lived in Greene County, TN, then Upper Beech Creek & Van Hill in Hawkins County, TN.
Children of Shade & Virinda:
Samuel L. 1867-1942
Martha A. 1869-1936
William B.S. 1871-1942
Bell Dora 1873-1975
John Tolliver "Bitts" 1875-1931
George Elliott 1877-1877
Electa V.A. 1879
Lackey L. 1883
Cordelia Alfie 1885-1959
Nancy Carolyn 1887-1953
India Ethel 1889-
Benjamin H. 1892-1892
John McLain (1803 - 1891)
Elizabeth Starnes McLain (1801 - 1880)
Samuel L McLain (1867 - 1942)*
Leonard Mitchell McLain (1828 - 1914)*
Thomas Harrison McLain (1833 - 1864)*
Shadrack Duff McLain (1836 - 1907)
Mary Caroline Mclain Feagins (1842 - 1927)*
John Bowman McLain (1847 - 1936)*
Created by: Anna Lane Long
Record added: Dec 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62467949
Added: Jul. 6, 2012