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Shadrack Duff "Shade" McLain
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1836
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1907
Van Hill
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA

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 
 
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 Parents:
  John McLain (1803 - 1891)
  Elizabeth Starnes McLain (1801 - 1880)
 
 Children:
  Samuel L McLain (1867 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Weems Cemetery
Van Hill
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Anna Lane Long
Record added: Dec 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62467949
 

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- Debi
 Added: Jul. 6, 2012
 
 
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