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Jacob Cain
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Birth: May 21, 1837
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1903
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA

Jacob Cain, aged and respected citizen of Silver Hill, West Virginia, in Marshall County, died December 22, 1903.

He was laid to rest in Jolliffe Cemetery.

He was aged 66 years.

He leaves a wife and six children.

Published in the Moundsville Echo, Moundsville, WV, on January 1, 1904

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Served a short time in the Civil War in Co. M, 1st WV Vol. Cavalry. He served approximately four months and then was honorably discharged on July 4, 1965 at Wheeling, WV.

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CAIN, Jacob - Was born in Marshall Co., (W)VA on 21 May 1837 and was a son of John and Elizabeth (Earlewine) Cain, deceased. He was married in Wetzel Co., (W)VA on 12 Feb 1862 to Mary Miller, who was born in that county on 18 Jun 1840. Her parents, both of whom have passed from earth, were Isaac and Sarah (Carney) Miller, dec'd. Of this union were Isaac and Sarah (Carney) Miller, dec'd. Of this union were born the following children: Jefferson, dec'd; Wells; Martha; Dolover; Emily and Lindsley. Comrade Cain served a short time in the Union army during the late unpleasantness, being enrolled 8 Mar 1865 at Wheeling, WV as a private in Co. M, 1st W.Va. Vol Cavalry. He did not take part in any battle on account of his late enlistment, but did considerable guard and garrison duty. He was honorably discharged 4 Jul 1865 at Wheeling, WV. His uncle, Joseph Cain, served in the late war, and was held in Andersonville prison, where he starved to death. His wife's brothers, Cephus and Levi, also served their country in the hour of peril. Comrade Cain may be addressed at Silver Hill, WV, near which place he is successfully engaged in farming.

Source: Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen, by H. H. Hardesty, 1898.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Cain (1815 - 1875)
  Ann Elizabeth Erlewine Cain (1816 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Miller Cain (1840 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Jefferson Cain (1863 - 1878)*
  Wells Cain (1864 - 1929)*
  Martha Cain (1865 - 1947)*
  Doliver Cain (1868 - 1923)*
  Emma Emily Cain (1872 - 1961)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jacob Cain (1837 - 1903)
  James C. Cain (1847 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jolliffe Cemetery
New Martinsville
Wetzel County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: GraveRobber
Record added: Mar 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86602814
Jacob Cain
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