Mary Jane Craig was the first wife of James M McCain. She was the mother of: Nancy Jane; Rhoda Elizabeth; Mary Ann; John Lewis; Martha L "Mattie"; William Porter; Matilda Caroline; Sarah Adeline; And James R Taylor McCain.
Nancy Craig McCain's headstone has been located and unearthed. Although Nancy's headstone was broken into several pieces, her headstone reportedly has not been moved from where it toppled over. Nancy's headstone is located just east of the Twining family monument and south of the Bishop Cemetery entrance signposts.
The blue tinted photograph photo came from "James M. McCain ... and Some of His Descendants" by Mrs. Hazel E Michler. This photo was taken by Mrs. Rosie Snyder of Bloomington, Illinois, during the spring of 1986 when the Bishop Cemetery was being restored.
Mrs. Rosie Syder authored the manuscript, "Bishop Family Cemetery, McLean County, Illinois, Old Town Township, Section 30." A copy of this manuscript in available at the "The Fort" -- Lexington Genealogical & Historical Society. 318 West Main Street, Lexington, Illinois 61753
Rosie's manuscript contains historical information concerning the Bishop Family Cemetery and it also includes biographical information for some of the people who were buried at the Bishop cemetery.
James M. McCain (1806 - 1870)
Nancy Jane McCain Orendorff (1828 - 1896)*
Rhoda Elizabeth McCain Orendorff (1830 - 1903)*
Mary Ann McCain Clarke (1831 - 1913)*
John Lewis McCain (1833 - 1888)*
Martha L McCain Wood (1836 - 1906)*
William Porter McCain (1838 - 1924)*
Matilda Caroline McCain Cowan (1841 - 1915)*
Sarah Adeline McCain Neer (1844 - 1915)*
James R Taylor McCain (1847 - 1931)*
Jane - Wife of James McCain - Aged 41 ys. 7 D's - Mother thou art gone to dwell. We bid thee a long and lasting farewell. Your children
GPS (lat/lon): 40.42089, -88.90266
Created by: Michael McCain
Record added: Mar 22, 2011
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