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William Handy Pickens "Handy Pickens" Cain
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1852
Oakway
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1929
Denison
Grayson County
Texas, USA

At the time of his birth he was born in what then was the Pickens District, SC. His father Pvt Aaron Cain, was killed in the civil war at the Battle of the Crater on July 30, 1864 between 3:30 a.m. and 3:45 a.m. by an explosion set off in a tunnel dug underneath his regiment by union forces. He was 11 years old. Aaron's younger brother Pvt Joel Cain of the same Regiment was killed by the explosion at the same time. He married Anna Louiza Gibson on May 12, 1872, in Seneca, Oconee County, SC. (bio by: Johnny Ray Pannell) 
 
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 Parents:
  Aaron Cain (1825 - 1864)
  Mariam Cole Cain (1825 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Louiza Gibson Cain (1856 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Cain Honey (1850 - 1918)**
  William Handy Pickens Cain (1852 - 1929)
  Laura Charolotte Cain Martin (1854 - 1935)**
  Laura Charlotte Cain Martin (1854 - 1935)**
  Martha Ann Cain Terrell (1860 - 1918)**
  Martha Anna Cain Terrell (1860 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Denison
Grayson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: SMH
Originally Created by: Susan A.
Record added: Feb 18, 2012
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