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George Washington McLain
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1839
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1900
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA

George W McLain was born in Fountain County, Indiana, on March 18,1839, the son of George (1798-1879) and Alice McLain (alternate spelling McClain). He enlisted in the Union Army, Company D of the 116th Regiment of Indiana Infantry on July 8, 1863, and at that time his residence was Fountain County, Indiana. He mustered out March 1, 1864, in LaFayette, Indiana, at the rank of sergeant. By 1870 he had migrated to Greene County, Missouri, and there he married Susannah Maldarin Lee on January 22, 1871. They were the parents of Augusta Jane, Mary Brucilda and George Luther Dee McLain. The family moved to Vernon County, Missouri, around 1879. He was a farmer and stone mason. In 1883 he began working for the Fort Scott (Kansas) Marble Works. George entered the National Home for Disabled Soldiers in Leavenworth, Kansas, on September 6, 1899, and died there on January 1, 1900. He was buried in the Leavenworth National Cemetery in section 14, row 4, site 14, and a headstone was provided by a contract with the Vermont Marble Company of Proctor, Vermont.

Jim L. Wilson
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  Susannah Maldarin Lee McLain (1841 - 1908)
  Augusta Jane McLain Mitchell (1874 - 1964)*
  Mary Brucilda McLain Thompson (1875 - 1965)*
  George Luther McLain (1878 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: section 14, row 4, site 14
Created by: Jim L Wilson
Record added: Aug 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41341004
George Washington McLain
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