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Joshua Porterfield Cain
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Birth: unknown
Hardy County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1916

Co.H,25th Va.Inf.Regt.;Co.B,62nd Va.Mtd.Inf.Regt.-CSA
Joshua was the son of Frank (b. Ireland) and Sally Cain. He married Margaret Wilson (35)born in Hardy Co., widowed, daughter of Sarah Wilson, on Sep 1, 1856 in Hardy County, WV. Marriage record gives his age 27. He filed and was granted a divorce in Sep 1869 and was granted custody of their son Harrison.
Jausha enlisted for service in the Confederacy on June 2, 1861 in Moorefield, VA (WV). His age was recorded as 39, having been born in Dec 1822. He was described as Ht. 5'11", eyes-grey, hair-dark, complexion-light. He served as a Pvt., Hardy Blues (Post War Roster), Pvt., 1st Co. H, 25th Va. Cav., and Pvt., 2nd Co. B (D), 62nd Va. Mtd. Inf.
Joshua (49) married Alcinda/Lucinda Cook (19) born in Hardy Co., daughter of Jacob and Lucinda (Blackwell) Cook, in Moorefield, WV on Dec 30, 1869. She died on Feb 5, 1910 and he died sometime after the census taken on April 23, 1910. His age during that census was given as 85. If that is correct, than his birth year could have been 1825.
This info is from research of 'Hardy County WV Marriages 1795-1899' compiled by Wes Cochran, Parkersburg, WV., 'They Served Their Country; Confederate Soldiers of Hardy, County Virginia', compiled by Woodrow G. Simmons, Jr., Moorefield, WV.
JOSHUA CAIN DIED MARCH 10,1916.HE HAD THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN 1-JOHN EDWARD CAIN 1877-1940 2-MARY MAGELINE 1879-1958 3-MARTHA ALWILDA 1880-1960 4-DAMIE OTILY 1886-1971 5-1893-1983 6-1888-1918 7-JOSHUA PRICE 1884-1960 8-SARAH MILDRED 1882-1884 9 MALE INFANT B-DEC 21,1880 D-DEC 22,1880AND A SECOND INFANT B&D ON MARCH 26,1880

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  Lucinda Cook Cain (1851 - 1910)*
  Rebecca Anna Cain Combs (1890 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Baldwin Cemetery
Hardy County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Aug 29, 2006
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