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Corp John D. Bain
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1844, Scotland
Death: Jan. 16, 1911
Nebraska, USA

main stone has his year of death as 1911, but the "Father" stone has it as 1910.

JOHN D. BAIN, of J. D. Bain & Co., dealers in lumber, coal, etc., was born in Scotland in 1844, emigrating with his parents to America at the age of two years, and resided on a farm in Ogle County, Ill., until he enlisted in September, 1861, in the Fifty-second Illinois Volunteer Infantry, serving until July 11, 1865. He then went to Inkster, Wayne Co., Mich., where he was employed in mercantile business with his uncle for some three years. Mr. Bain came to Nebraska in April, 1868, locating in Lincoln; was for two years engaged in mercantile business in company with his brother, R. A. Bain; then for a short time was employed in the lumber business. He came to Harvard, March 22, 1873, and engaged in the lumber business in company with E. H. Birdsall; two years later, Mr. Birdsall retired, and Bain conducted the business alone until December 12, 1879, when he was joined by his Uncle Robert Inkster, of Michigan. Mr. B. has also been engaged in mercantile business here in company with M. J. Pike since October, 1880. The subject of our sketch was married at Lincoln, Neb., in April, 1870, to America Jones, a native of Ohio; they have two children living--Ellen and Edith.

Marriage to America Jones
Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, USA
Apr. 14, 1870 (Apr. 14). John D. Bain of Lancaster Co., age 25, born in Scotland, son of Alexander and Helen J. (Pinkster) Bain, married America Jones of Lancaster Co., age 25, born in Ohio, daughter of Alanson and Arzilla (Disbrow) Jones, Married by J. M. Young;
Family links: 
  America Samantha Jones Bain (1844 - 1921)*
  Helen Arzella Bain Hickey (1872 - 1951)*
  Ralph H Bain (1877 - 1880)*
  Edith H Bain (1881 - 1902)*
*Calculated relationship
52 IL Infantry Cpl. Co. C
Harvard Cemetery
Clay County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section EC, Row 20, Space 13
Maintained by: Langevin
Originally Created by: Tony & Cindy Lloyd
Record added: Sep 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58099859
Corp John D. Bain
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Corp John D. Bain
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Corp John D. Bain
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
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