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McCAIN, Andrew*
(1765-1844)
MONTGOMERY, Unknown*
(Abt 1770-)
Deceased
McCAIN, Hosea*
(1794-1878)
HARKEY, Susannah*
(1803-1843)

McCAIN, John James*
(1834-1921)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. WALKUP, Harriet E.*

2. STRAWN, Mary J.

McCAIN, John James*

  • Born: 16 Nov 1834, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 178,1483,1601,2356,2706,2707
  • Marriage (1): WALKUP, Harriet E.* on 14 Dec 1859 in Union County, North Carolina, United States 1483,2356
  • Marriage (2): STRAWN, Mary J. about 1893 159,178,1483
  • Died: 3 Oct 1921, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States 1483,2357,2707
  • Buried: 4 Oct 1921, Tirzah Presbyterian Church, Union County, North Carolina, United States 2357,2707

bullet   Cause of his death was Cystitis.

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bullet  Burial Notes:

Tombstone says "J J McCain Nov 16 1834 Oct 3 1921 . Having finished life's drill, he now sweetly rests." I have a slide of this tombstone.

Athae Mae remembers his funeral, when he was brought to the cemetery in a horse-drawn cart.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, 16 Nov 1834, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2357

2. Alt. Birth, Cir 1836, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 159,2355

3. Alt. Birth, Cir 1840, North Carolina, United States. 1602

4. Census, 1840, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Entry for father Hosea McCain includes 1 male 5-10 [correct age for John James]. (Mecklenburg Co, p313)



5. Census, 14 Aug 1850, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2355
1) Hosea McCain, age 51, farmer, $900 real estate, born Union County NC
2) N. C. McCain, age 40, female, born Union County NC
3) J. J. McCain, age 14, male, born Union County NC.



6. Census, 19 Jul 1860, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2356
1) Hosea McCain, age 66, farmer, $700 real estate, $300 personal estate, born NC
2) Nancy McCain, age 52, domestic, born NC
3) John J. McCain, age 26, farmer, born NC, married within the year
4) Harriett McCain, age 18, domestic, born NC, married within the year.

7. Military Service: Civil War Enlistment, 15 Aug 1862, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 8 Name: John McCain , Residence: Union County, North Carolina Enlistment Date: 15 Aug 1862 Enlistment Place: Union County, North Carolina Side Served: Confederacy State Served: North Carolina Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 August 1862 at the age of 28. Enlisted in Company F, 35th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 15 Aug 1862. Sources: 16

8. Military Service: Civil War Enlistment, Aug 1862. 2708 John J McCain (maybe different one) from Union County, NC, was member of Company F of 35th Regiment NC Troops, "Redwine Beauregards", during Civil War. He enlisted in Aug 1862 at age 28. Wounded at Plymouth April 1864, captured at Five Forks, Va, 1 April 1865, confined at Hart's Island, NY, released 18 Jun 1865.

9. Military Service: Civil War Enlistment, Aug 1862. 1483 Enlisted Aug 1862, Pvt, Co F, 35th Rgmt, NC Troops, Civil War. Wounded in face, Plymouth, 17-20 Apr 1864. Returned to duty 25 May 1864. Captured, Five Forks, VA, 1 Apr 1865. Confined Hart's Island, NY Harbor. Released 18 Jun 1865 after taking oath of allegience.

10. Military Service: History of 35th NC Infantry, 28 Aug 1862. 2709 Regiment: 35th Infantry Regiment North Carolina Date of Organization: 8 Nov 1861 Muster Date: 9 Apr 1865
Battles Fought by this Regiment:
Fought on 14 Mar 1862 at New Berne, NC.
Fought on 15 Mar 1862 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 31 May 1862 at Seven Pines, VA.
Fought on 25 Jun 1862 at Richmond, VA.
Fought on 27 Jun 1862 at Gaines' Mill, VA.
Fought on 1 Jul 1862 at Malvern Hill, VA.
Fought on 1 Jul 1862 at Frayser's Farm, VA.
Fought on 28 Aug 1862 at 2nd Manassas, VA.
Fought on 12 Sep 1862 at Frederick, MD.
Fought on 13 Sep 1862 at Middletown, MD.
Fought on 14 Sep 1862 at South Mountain, MD.
Fought on 15 Sep 1862.
Fought on 17 Sep 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.
Fought on 15 Oct 1862.
Fought on 16 Oct 1862 at Charles Town, WV.
Fought on 1 Nov 1862 at Plymouth, NC.
Fought on 13 Dec 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA.
Fought on 14 Dec 1862 at Kinston, NC.
Fought on 1 May 1863 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 15 May 1863 at Iron Bridge, VA.
Fought on 31 May 1863 at Henderson County, NC.
Fought on 3 Jun 1863 at Plymouth, NC.
Fought on 17 Jun 1863.
Fought on 20 Jun 1863 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 15 Aug 1863.
Fought on 1 Nov 1863 at Sharpsburg, MD.
Fought on 15 Jan 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 5 Feb 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 23 Feb 1864 at Plymouth, NC.
Fought on 24 Mar 1864 at Plymouth, NC.
Fought on 17 Apr 1864 at Plymouth, NC.
Fought on 18 Apr 1864 at Plymouth, NC.
Fought on 20 Apr 1864 at Plymouth, NC.
Fought on 9 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
Fought on 11 May 1864 at Fort Darling, VA.
Fought on 13 May 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, VA.
Fought on 14 May 1864 at Fort Darling, VA.
Fought on 14 May 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, VA.
Fought on 15 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
Fought on 15 May 1864 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 15 May 1864.
Fought on 16 May 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.
Fought on 16 May 1864.
Fought on 17 May 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.
Fought on 18 May 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.
Fought on 19 May 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.
Fought on 20 May 1864 at Near Ware Bottom Church. VA.
Fought on 20 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
Fought on 20 May 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.
Fought on 20 May 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, VA.
Fought on 20 May 1864 at Ware Bottom Church, VA.
Fought on 21 May 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 2 Jun 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.
Fought on 4 Jun 1864 at Bottom's Bridge, VA.
Fought on 15 Jun 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 16 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 16 Jun 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 17 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 17 Jun 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 18 Jun 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 19 Jun 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 20 Jun 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 1 Jul 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 15 Jul 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 15 Jul 1864 at Richmond, VA.
Fought on 17 Jul 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 25 Jul 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 30 Jul 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 31 Jul 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 3 Aug 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 11 Aug 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 20 Aug 1864.
Fought on 21 Aug 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 21 Aug 1864 at Globe Tavern, VA.
Fought on 22 Aug 1864 at Globe Tavern, VA.
Fought on 22 Aug 1864 at Reams' Station, VA.
Fought on 15 Sep 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 28 Sep 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 4 Oct 1864.
Fought on 11 Oct 1864.
Fought on 15 Oct 1864 at Henderson County, NC.
Fought on 20 Oct 1864.
Fought on 6 Nov 1864.
Fought on 15 Nov 1864.
Fought on 30 Nov 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 8 Dec 1864 at Hatcher's Run, VA.
Fought on 15 Dec 1864 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 29 Jan 1865 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 6 Feb 1865 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 12 Feb 1865.
Fought on 20 Feb 1865 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 26 Feb 1865 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 27 Feb 1865 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 24 Mar 1865 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 24 Mar 1865 at Goldsboro, NC.
Fought on 25 Mar 1865 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 25 Mar 1865 at Fort Stedman, VA.
Fought on 31 Mar 1865 at Hatcher's Run, VA.
Fought on 1 Apr 1865 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 1 Apr 1865 at Dinwiddie Court House, VA.
Fought on 1 Apr 1865 at Five Forks, VA.
Fought on 1 Apr 1865 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 1 Apr 1865 at South Side Railroad, VA.
Fought on 2 Apr 1865 at Five Forks, VA.
Fought on 2 Apr 1865 at Hatcher's Run, VA.
Fought on 2 Apr 1865 at Near Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 2 Apr 1865 at South Side Railroad, VA.
Fought on 2 Apr 1865 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Dinwiddie Court House, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Chester Station, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Five Forks, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Richmond, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Sutherland's Station, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Richmond, VA Hospital.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Amelia Court House, VA.
Fought on 4 Apr 1865 at Amelia Court House, VA.
Fought on 6 Apr 1865 at Farmville, VA.
Fought on 8 Apr 1865 at Burkeville, VA.
Fought on 13 Apr 1865 at Raleigh, NC.
Fought on 15 Apr 1865 at Petersburg, VA.



11. Census, 27 Sep 1870, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 1602
1) McCain, Hosea, age 60, farmer, $300 real estate, born NC
2) McCain, Nancy, age 50, keeps house, born NC
3) McCain, John, age 30, works on farm, born NC
4) Walker, Albert, age 19, black, works on farm, born NC, cannot read or write
5) McCain, Adaline, age 22, black, works on farm, born NC, cannot read or write
6) McCain, Nancy, age 10, at home, born NC, cannot read or write
7) McCain, Sarah, age 8, at home, born NC
8) McCain, Maxwell, age 2, born NC.



12. Census, 1 Jun 1880, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 1601
1) McCain, John, age 45, maried, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
2) McCain, Harriet, age 40, wife, married, housekeeper, born NC, parents born NC
3) McCain, Nancy, age 18, daughter, in school, attends school, born NC, parents born NC
4) McCain, Sarah, age 16, daughter, in school, attends school, born NC, parents born NC
5) McCain, Harvy, age 10, son, in school, born NC, parents born NC
6) McCain, John, age 3, son, born NC, parents born NC
7) McCain, Nancy, age 70, stepmother, born NC, parents born NC.



13. Census, 13 Jun 1900, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 178
1) McCain, J. John, head of household, born Nov 1834, age 65, married, born NC, parents born NC, farmer, owns his farm free
2) McCain, Mary, wife, born June 1877, age 22, married for 7 years, 2 children, 2 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) McCain, Banks, son, born Feb 1882, age 18, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer
4) McCain, Jane, daughter, born Apr 1897, age 3, born NC, parents born NC
5) McCain, George, son, born Nov 1898, age 1, born NC, parents born NC
6) McCain, C. Nancy, stepmother, born Feb 1809, age 91, widow, 3 children, 3 living, born NC, parents born NC.
7) Massey, Gilroy, boarder, black, born Feb 1882, age 18, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer, not employed 4 months, cannot read or write.



14. Census, 14 May 1910, South Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 159
1) McCain, John J., head of household, age 74, married for 2nd time for 17 years, born NC, parents born NC, farmer on general farm, owns his farm free, veteran of Confederate Army; McCain
2) McCain, Mary J., wife, age 35, married for 1st time for 17 years, 2 children, 1 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) McCain, George S., son, age 12, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer at home farm, attends school
4) McCain, Bessie H., granddaughter, age 6, born NC, parents born NC, attends school.



15. Census, 14 Feb 1920, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2706
1) McCain, John J., head of household, owns his farm in Wilson's Old Store Section, age 85, married, born NC, parents born NC, farmer on general farm
2) McCain, Mary J., wife, age 44, married, born NC, parents born NC
3) McCain, George S., son, age 22, married, born NC, parents born NC, does farm work on home farm
4) McCain, Myrtle, daughter-in-law, age 20, married, born NC, parents born NC
5) McCain, Beulah D., granddaughter, age 3/12, born NC, parents born NC.

16. Occupation: Farmer, Confederate Soldier.

17. Religion: Presbyterian.


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John married Harriet E.* WALKUP, daughter of Samuel Pickens* WALKUP and Mary* CRYE, on 14 Dec 1859 in Union County, North Carolina, United States 1483.,2356 (Harriet E.* WALKUP was born on 16 Oct 1840 in Union County, North Carolina, United States,84,1483,1601 died on 16 Jan 1891 in Union County, North Carolina, United States 1483,2710 and was buried in Tirzah Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Union County, North Carolina, United States 2710.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Notice, 14 Dec 1859, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 1595 John J McClain married Harriet Walkup.


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John next married Mary J. STRAWN, daughter of George Washington STRAWN and Agnes Abigail RAPE, about 1893 159,178.,1483 (Mary J. STRAWN was born on 27 Jun 1875 in Union County, North Carolina, United States,159,1483,2706,2711,2712,2713 died on 14 Jul 1954 1483,2713 and was buried in Walkersville Presbyterian Church, Union County, North Carolina, United States 1483,2713.)




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