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Amelda A "Mel" Cain McClure Ralston
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1853
Spencer
Owen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 1916
Cunot
Owen County
Indiana, USA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1916
THE OWEN LEADER, SPENCER INDIANA
MRS. JOHN RALSTON DEAD;
Wife Of Governor Ralston's Brother Succumbs After Illness Of Two Years Of Cancer.

Mrs. Amelda (Cain) Ralston. 63 years old. Wife of Dr. John A. Ralston of Jackson township, died at her home Wednesday, Sept. 13, after an illness from cancer covering a period of two years. She was a daughter of Barnabas and Mary Cain and was born near Spencer Feb. 20 1853. She was married July 16, 1881 to Wilson McClure, who died Feb. 7. 1905. She was married to John A. Ralston, Feb. 24, 1913. Mrs. Ralston was a member of Mt. Moriah Presbyterian church and funeral services were held in that church Friday. Interment was made in New Hope (Mclndoo) cemetery(now known as New Union). She is survived by the husband, two brothers, Chas. Cain of Spencer, and John Cain of Winfield, Kansas, and two sisters. Mrs. Thomas McClure of Spencer, and Mrs. Amanda Moore of Clinton, Ind. Mrs. Ralston lived here for some time with her sister, Mrs. McClure.

Governor S. M. Ralston and Boyd
Ralston of Indianapolis, brothers of
Dr. Ralsion, attended the funeral. 
 
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 Parents:
  Barnabas Cain (1820 - 1896)
  Mary Ann Mounts Cain (1825 - 1904)
 
 Spouses:
  Wilson McClure (1854 - 1905)
  John A. Ralston (1850 - 1923)
 
 Siblings:
  William Thomas Cain (1844 - 1911)*
  Amelda A Cain McClure Ralston (1853 - 1916)
  James S. Cain (1858 - 1901)*
  Rosa Alice Cain (1863 - 1863)*
  Oliver P. Cain (1865 - 1910)*
  Oddie Cain (1868 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
At Rest
 
Note: the date 1915 would be incorrect as the newspaper would indicate
 
Burial:
New Union Cemetery
Spencer
Owen County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Darrell Mounts
Originally Created by: Janice Arnold
Record added: Apr 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35721732
Amelda A Mel <i>Cain</i> McClure Ralston
Added by: Darrell Mounts
 
Amelda A Mel <i>Cain</i> McClure Ralston
Added by: Janice Arnold
 
Amelda A Mel <i>Cain</i> McClure Ralston
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