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James Richard "Dick" Fain
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1841
Death: Oct. 16, 1923

JamesRichard Fain was born in Hickman Co., Tn.on Jan 12, 1841.On Mar 3, 1861 he married Mary Carothers, daughter of Isaiah and Lilly Wright Carothers. Mary was born Mar. 17, 1843.

James Richard (known as Dick) helped to establish the Masonic lodge in Hohenwald. He was the first Worshipful Master of the lodge and held the post seven times. He was a Confederate soldier and also the first County judge to serve in Hohenwals, Lewis, Tn.

He farmed his land on Cane Creek which was located on what is today known as McCord Hollow Rd. A carpenter, with the name Nicodemus, built the house for $90 and room and board for himself and his small son. He lived with the family for about a year.

James Fain mustered into Confederate service Dec. 23, 1861 in Co. B. 9th Tn.
Cavalry under Captain John B. Galloway. The Co. surrendered at Fort Donelson on
Feb 16, 1861. The prisoners were exchanged at Vicksburg, in Sep 1862, ad
reorganized at Jackson, Mississippi. They were paroled at Charlotte N. C. 3 May
1865. (Tennesseans in the Civl War, Part I, page 30.)

Family links: 
  Charles Fain (1806 - 1881)
  Sarah Ann Rutledge Fain (1810 - 1899)
  Mary Carothers Fain (1843 - 1921)*
  John Bristol Fain (1864 - 1950)*
  Andrew Fain (1874 - 1877)*
  Robert Scott Fain (1879 - 1959)*
  Sarah Jane Fain Baker (1886 - 1931)*
  James Richard Fain (1841 - 1923)
  Hellen Fain Harper (1847 - 1913)*
  Savanah J. Fain Hensley (1854 - 1896)*
*Calculated relationship
Fain Cemetery
Lewis County
Tennessee, USA
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Record added: Sep 06, 2012
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jun. 12, 2014

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- Lynn
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