Person:Daniel McLain (2)

Daniel Nelson McLain
b.5 May 1845 Indiana
m. 16 Apr 1840
  1. Thomas C. McLainAbt 1843 -
  2. Daniel Nelson McLain1845 - 1927
  3. George Oliver McLainAbt 1849 -
  4. Mercy E. McLainAbt 1851 -
  5. John W. McLain1854 -
  6. Edward McLain1856 - Aft 1927
  7. Alonzo McLainAbt 1859 -
  8. Lilly Ann McLain1862 -
  9. James McLainAbt 1866 -
m. 7 Mar 1866
  1. William Benton McLain1867 - 1945
  2. Charlie Nelson McLain1869 - 1902
  3. Arthur M. McLain1871 - 1871
  4. Henry F. McLain1872 - 1873
  5. Jessie G. McLain1874 - 1875
  6. Florence Elliot McLain1876 - 1929
  7. Sarah Lavira McLain1878 - 1960
  8. Harriett L. McLain1880 - 1945
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Daniel Nelson McLain
Gender Male
Birth[1][3][4] 5 May 1845 Indiana
Marriage 7 Mar 1866 St. Joseph County, Michiganto Eleanor "Ellen" Mariah Goodwell
Death[4] 23 May 1927 Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United StatesCause: Old Age

Obituary received from Neda Cooper. Taken from the Enquirer + Evening News May 23, 1927

         Daniel Nelson McLain

Daniel Nelson McLain, age 82 and a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home, 176 South Kendall, this morning at 7:45. He was a member of the G.A.R. and fought with Company C. 12th regiment of the Indiana cavalry. Hi is survived by three daughters, Mrs. H.W. Geer of 176 South Kendall, Mrs. Charles Lankin of Lansing, and Mrs. George Pike of Battle Creek, one son, William McLain of Kalamazoo, and one brother and a sister, Edward McLain and Mrs. Lillian Morrison, both of Kalamazoo. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, conducted by the Rev. Lavina Bottomley. Burial will be made in Oak Hill cemetery.

1880 Census of Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, Michigan Page 239A

         Relation  Sex  Marr Age         Born  FB    MB    Occupation

Daniel MC LAIN Self M M 36 IN NY NY Works on RR Julia A. MC LAIN Mother F W 57 NY Ger Holl At Home Ella MC LAIN Wife F M 30 OH OH OH Keep house William MC LAIN Son M S 13 IN IN OH At school Charles MC LAIN Son M S 11 IN IN OH At school Florence MC LAIN Dau F S 4 IN IN OH L. MC LAIN Dau F S 1 IN IN OH

  (Living right next door to Samuel A. Morrison who is Catherine Swager McLain Morrison's son)

1894 Michigan state census Daniel McLain 49 born: NY race: white county: Kalamazoo Ella McLain 43 born: OH race: white county: Kalamazoo Hattie McLain 13 born: MI race: white county: Kalamazoo

In the 1910 census of Lagrange, Lagrange County, Indiana, ED #94, p. 42 McLain, Daniel head 64 md 5 yrs IN US US Laborer

      Catherine      wife    66  md 5 yrs    OH  PA   US

Name: Daniel N McClain , Residence: Lagrange, Indiana Enlistment Date: 16 December 1863 Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE Side Served: Union State Served: Indiana Unit Numbers: 482 Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 16 December 1863 Enlisted in Company C, 12th Cavalry Regiment Indiana on 16 December 1863. Discharged on 01 November 1865 Appears to have taken place in the following engagements: Fought on 30 September 1864 at Huntsville, AL. Fought on 07 December 1864 at Murfreesboro, TN. Fought on 14 December 1864 at Murfreesboro, TN. Fought on 15 December 1864 at Murfreesboro, TN.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1860 Census of Steuben County, Indiana
    p. 531.
  2. Walter Pike.
  3. Copy of Notes by Vida Lamkin Pike.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Copy of death certificate for Daniel Nelson McLain.