Person:John Cain (29)

John Cain
b.27 December 1742 Buckingham County, Virginia
  • HJohn Cain1742 - 1834
  • WCharity BootheAbt 1746 - Bet 1793 & 1848
m. 1770
  1. John Cain1778 - 1872
  2. James Cain1781 - 1841
Facts and Events
Name John Cain
Alt Name[2] John B. Cain
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 27 December 1742 Buckingham County, Virginia
Marriage 1770 Virginiato Charity Boothe
Death[2] 11 December 1834 Clarksburg, Harrison County, WV

John Cain was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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American Revolutionary War Veteran

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Cain, John, entered service 1776 in Harrison County, Virginia; born 12/27/1742 in Buckingham County, Virginia; to Augusta County, Virginia, 1775, thence to Monongalia County (section now Harrison County), Virginia; granted Pension 1833 in Harrison County, Virginia. R447.


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1763 (B). - Heath vs. Blagg.--Henry Heath vs. Capt. John Blagg.--1761, to Daniel Mingus, per Robert Flude, per John Martin; per servant; to Larey; your order to Edw. Larry; to Margaret; to Sergt. Creaugh per verbal order; to your order to Edw. Larry; sent by John Cain. 1761, to your order to Jos. Hix; to your order to Benj. Norwood; to credit Sergt. John Creaugh; to your order to Jude Ellson; to your order to Bonny and McIntire; to your order to Wm. Brumley; to your order to Abram Childers; to your order to Edward Childs; to rum to the butchers; per Cain; by Jas. Butler; by John McVicker; by Scot; per token of your keys; by Brown; per Butler to fishermen; per token of your keys; per Brown; per Mr. Long's order. Credit Nancy Warrener per verbal order; to butchers; to Sukey; to Sukey; to Sukey; per Nancy Warrener per token of snuffbox; per Jonas; to Sukey; delivered by John Murray; delivered by same; to Sukey; per Mr. Alex. Love; to Lieut. Bonner per verbal order; Club for yourself and Lieut. John Lawson; per Cliffton to Kane; to club with Lieut. William Fleming; to your assumption for Thomas Drummer. 1762, for Sukey; per Hannah; to cash paid Widow Tosh for you; for Sukey; for Sukey; on Mr. William Murray's caty. night. To your account at Winchester: To sundry orders to the soldiers, viz: 1762, July 15, to your order to William Adams for half pint rum; to Bradburry, Minzie, and Richardson, half pint rum each; to your order to John Kane. July 24, to your order to Serg. John Creaugh; to your order to Jenkins and Null. July 27, to your order to James Bradbury; to your order to Thomas Hall. July 29, to your order to Edmond Larrey. July 31, to your order to John Grant; to your order to Abram Childers. August 2, to your order to Callan and Harrington; to Thomas Hall; to your order to John Gahagan. August 3, to your order to John Jenkins; to your order to John Gahagan. August 5, to your order to John Reeves (twice); to your order to John Caine. August 7, to your order to Samuel Shaw and Reeves; to your order to Thomas Neill. August 10, to your order to Edmond Larrey. August 15, to your order to Joseph Hix. August 20, to your order to Edward Childers; to your order to Harrington, Richardson and Jones. August 22, to your order to Edward Childs. August 29, to your order to Daniel McIntire and Childs. August 30, to your order to Jenkins and Neill; to your order to Jeremiah Harrington, to your order to George Reed; to your order to Terrall and Robertson; to your order to William Thorp; to your order to William Brock; to your order to Jenkins and Neill; to your order to Norwood, Brumley and Caine. August 31, to your order to Abram Shaw, ditto William Wright; (From Wright's name the date is 1761, but should be 1762.) to your order to Joseph Hughes, ditto William Broke (twice); to Samuel Jackios; to your order to Terrence Sweeney. September 1, to your order to Robert Stewart, ditto Ann Thomas; to your order to Edward Carter. September 2, to your order to Elizabeth Callson, ditto William Cliffton; to your order to William Brock, ditto Robert Sinkfield; to your order to William McAnulty. September 3, to your order to Brumley and Thorp. September 4, to your order to Jonathan Hawkins; to your order to Daniel McIntire; to Harrington and Cullon; to your order to Robert Sinkfield, do. Edward Childs; to your order to James Williams, do. John Wilson; to your order to John Arnold, do. George Hill; to your order to Wentworth Allden; to your order to Henry Cowden; to your order to Thomas Harden; to your order to Cole, Gahagan, Bonney and Mingus. September 5, to your order to Benjamin Norwood. September 6, to your order to Nathaniel Barret and William Thorp. September 7, to your order to Thomas Hardy. September 8, to your order to Michael Gill. September 9, to your order to Thomas Hall, Thomas Thorp, and Barret; to your order to Bradburry and Mingus; to your order to William Cole, William Colson, Emanuel Anthony. September 10, to your order to Jude Ellson. September 11, to your order to Col. Moore's man. September 12, to your order to James Lowery. September 13, to your order to Wentworth Aldin, Norwood and Hughes; to your order to Joseph Hix, Lowery, and Robertson. September 14, to your order to James Williams, Lowery, and Bryan; to your order to Henry Emberson, Charles Travis; to your order to Richardson and Norwood, Joseph Hix; to your order to William Thorp, Daniel McIntire. September 15, to your order to Daniel McIntire and Robertson. September 16, to your order to Bryan and Cole, Elizabeth Colson. September 17, to your order to Bat Rann, Norwood and Ellston; to your order to Wright and Harrington, Robertson and Cole. September 20, to your order to Joseph Hix, Austen Brumley; to your order to Abot and Norwood. September 21, to your order to Wright and Richardson, Bat Rann. September 22, to your order to Brumley and Harrington; to your order to Daniel McIntire, Lowery and Callan; to your order to Bat Runn, McVicker and Robertson; to your order to Rann and Norwood. September 24, to your order to Thomas and Austin Brumley, William Brumley. September 26, to your order to Hughes, Ellston, Harrington; to your order to Thorp and William; to your order to Abot and Wright. September 27, to your order to Richardson Austin, and Thomas Brumley; to your order to Calan and Harrington. October 2, to your order to Joseph Hix. October 29, to your order to James Butler. October 30, to your order to Joseph Hix, Robert Burns, John Callan; to your order to Thomas Thorp, John Cotter, Robert Burns. October 31, to your order to Reeves Jackaway and Brock, Lowery and Childs; to your order to Stephen Conner, John Callan; to your order to Edward Gills; to your order to James Downey, William Calston; to your order to Jonathan Hawkins; to your order to Colonel Waddle's man, John Cotter; to your order to Grant Harrington and Wright. The deposition of Mr. David Long, before William Preston, 25th February, 1763: That at Fort Lewis, at the return of the regiment after the campaign of 1761, Captain Blagg sent for the deponent, who came to where Captain Blagg was settling an account with John Skelton, clerk, to the said Henry Heath, for his (Captain Blagg's) mess. By which settlement it appeared that said deponent's part in said mess amounted to £5.10.0, which he desired Skelton to charge to him and that he would settle with him for it, which Skelton agreed to. After which the deponent always looked upon himself accountable to Mr. Heath for the charge, and that Captain Blagg did not charge said deponent with the above sum in his accounts on their settlement, and further saith not. (Signed) David Long.
  • Page 503.--15th August, 1766. Nicholas ( ) Cain and Catherine ( ), of Albemarle County, to Andrew Trumboe, £32, 100 acres on North River of Shanand and within the gap of the mountain, patented to Nicholas, 20th August, 1747; corner Bernerd McHenry. Teste: Rudy Mauk, John Cain, Joseph Dictum, George ( ) Shoemaker. Delivered: Andrew Trumbo, 8th November, 1774. (Note: Nicholas Cain and Catherine were John's parents).

Notes

John served in the Revolutionary War and afterwards was a carpenter and farmer. The College of Clarksburg has a plaque in his honor. (not confirmed)

References
  1. Wardell, Patrick G. Virginia/West Virginia genealogical data from Revolutionary War pension and bounty land warrant records. (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, c1988-1998)
    Vol. 2, pg. 150.

    Cain, John; born 12/27/1742, Buckingham County, Virginia

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ancestry.com. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable primary source).