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McCAIN, Hugh*
(Abt 1729-1821)
NUTT, Mary Eleanor*
(Abt 1733-Abt 1788)
MONTGOMERY, James*, Captain
(Abt 1747-1808)
McCONNELL, Elizabeth*
McCAIN, Andrew*
(1765-1844)
MONTGOMERY, Unknown*
(Abt 1770-)
McCAIN, John Wilson*
(1790-1881)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. STARNES, Milly*

2. ROWELL, Mary

McCAIN, John Wilson*

  • Born: 12 Dec 1790, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 1453,1456,1458,1459,1460
  • Marriage (1): STARNES, Milly* on 3 Apr 1834 1456
  • Marriage (2): ROWELL, Mary on 21 Mar 1849 1456
  • Died: 26 Jul 1881, Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States 1456
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth: South Carolina, United States. 1458,1460,1461

2. Census, 1810, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Entry for father Andrew McCain includes 2 males 16-26 [Hugh W, John Wilson] (Mecklenberg Co, NC, p476)

3. Census, 1840, Lancaster District, South Carolina, United States. John W McCain, age 50-60, living with 1 male 5-10 [James Wilson], 2 females under 5 [Mary Elizabeth, Martha Jane], and 2 females 20-30 [Millie, unknown] (Lancaster Co, SC, p410)



4. Census, 27 Jul 1850, Lancaster District, South Carolina, United States. 1458
1) J. W. McKaine, age 59, farmer, $1800 real estate, born SC
2) Mary McKaine, age 30, born SC
3) J. W. McKaine, age 15, male, born SC, attends school
4) M. E. McKaine, age 13, female, born SC, attends school
5) M. J. McKaine, age 11, female, born SC, attends school
6) A. E. McKaine, age 9, female, born SC, attends school
7) J. F. McKaine, age 7, male, born SC.



5. Census, 2 Jun 1860, Lancaster District, South Carolina, United States. 1459
1) John W. McCain, age 69, Wheel Wright, $800 real estate, $8508 personal estate, born NC
2) Mary McCain, age 39, born SC, cannot read or write.



6. Census, 6 Aug 1870, Gills Creek Twp, Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States. 1460
1) McCain, John W., age 80, farming, $780 real estate, $350 personal estate, born SC
2) McCain, Mary, age 47, keeping house, born SC.

7. Will, 15 Jun 1878, Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States. Will of John W McCain mentions son James W McCain (executor), dau Mary E Simpson, dau Jane M Neille. (Lancaster Co SC Will Book A, p281)



8. Census, 25 Jun 1880, Gills Creek Twp, Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States. 1453
1) McCain, James W., age 46, married, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
2) McCain, Margaret I., age 45, wife, married, keeps house, born SC, father born SC, mother born NC
3) McCain, Jos., age 21, farm laborer, born SC, father born NC, mother born SC
4) McCain, James C. H., age 19, son, keeps house, born SC, father born NC, mother born SC
5) McCain, Leonard T., age 14, son, farm laborer, born SC, father born NC, mother born SC
6) McCain, Nancy C., age 5, daughter, at home, born SC, father born NC, mother born SC
7) McCain, E. Ruskin, age 2, son, at home, born SC, father born NC, mother born SC
8) McCain, John W., age 91, father, widow, at home, born NC, parents born NC.

9. Probate, 24 Oct 1881, Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States. Will of John W McCain probated 24 Oct 1881. (Lancaster Co SC Will Book A, p281)

10. Occupation: Wheelwright.

11. Story. 1456 Called John "Wheelwright" McCain because of his trade.

12. Religion. 1462,1463 Until the early 1870's, Tirzah Church was affiliated with the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. About 1873, the church called a minister who felt led to change the church and unite with the Southern Presbyterians. Many of the members (40 to 45) disagreed and pulled out. One of these was John W McCain. These people began meeting in the yard of his house, which was just across the line in South Carolina. The group formed the Unity ARP Church. Charter members included John W McCain, Mary McCain, James W McCain, Margaret I McCain, Fetnah E McCain, Joseph A McCain, and James C McCain. 5 acres for the building was donated by John W McCain in 1875. First sermon was Apr 1876. Land was on South Side of Hood Branch and the west side of Potter Road.


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John married Milly* STARNES, daughter of Family STARNES and Unknown, on 3 Apr 1834.1456 (Milly* STARNES was born on 24 Sep 1815 in South Carolina, United States 1456,1461 and died on 14 Aug 1845 in Lancaster District, South Carolina, United States 1456.)


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John next married Mary ROWELL on 21 Mar 1849.1456 (Mary ROWELL was born on 20 Jul 1820 in South Carolina, United States 1456,1458,1459 and died on 8 Jun 1878 in Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States 1456.)




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