Person:John McLain (8)

John Gaylon McLain
m. Abt 1879
  1. John Gaylon McLain1880 - 1958
  2. Charles Roy McLain1882 - 1956
  3. Ford Franklin McLain1884 - 1959
  4. William McLain1886 - 1937
  5. Ercil McLain1895 - 1914
m. 24 Sep 1901
  1. Robert John McLain1902 - 1997
  2. Alma Rae McLain1905 - 2004
  3. Violet McLain1906 - 2003
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] John Gaylon McLain
Gender Male
Birth[3][4] 27 Dec 1880 Pleasant Lake, Indiana
Marriage 24 Sep 1901 Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indianato Frances Mary Louise "Lulu" Vauris
Death[5] 25 Sep 1958 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Burial[6] Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Louise McLain Shambaugh has middle initial as either J or G. Born Dec. 1880 in Indiana. In 1900 living with parents in LaGrange Co., Lima Twp, Indiana at age of 19 as a day laborer. In 1920 living in Allen Co., Wayne Twp., Indiana ED 30, SH1.

1910 Census of Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, ED #62, p. 108 McLain, John head 28 md 8 yrs IN IN IN switchman, railroad

             Lulu   wife     28  md 8 yrs  3 - 3  IN  france IN
          Robert   son     7                             IN    IN      IN
             Alma   dau     5                             IN    IN      IN
           Violet    dau     3                             IN    IN      IN

1920 Census of Wayne Township, Allen County, Indiana p. 198 B

          Name                               Age          born   FB       MB

12-12 McLain, John C. head 39 MI IN IN Farmer

                       Lula           wife    38           IN    france    IN
                       Robert       son     17           IN      MI       IN       Laborer
                       Alma          dau     14           IN       MI       IN      Laborer
                       Violet         dau     13           IN       MI       IN    
                       Claud        son    2 7/12      IN       MI       IN

1930 Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, district 427, p. 5A McLain, John head 49 md at 20 IN PA IN Paint foreman, car shop

              Lulu   wife     48   md at 20   IN   IN  IN
            Claude  son     12                   IN   IN  IN
            Gaylon  son     6                     IN   IN  IN

Obituary from the Hammond Time September 25, 1958

   John C. McLain, 13501 Buffalo Ave., Hegewisch, died today in his home.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Opyt Funeral Home, 13350 Baltimore Ave., Hegewisch.  Burial will be in Mount Greenwood Cemetery in Chicago.
   Mr. McLain was a retired employe of the New York Central Railroad.
   Survivors include his widow, Lulu; three sons, Robert of Fort Wayne, Claude of Wayzata, Minn., and Gaylon of Sweet Horn, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. Violet hagerman of Chicago and Mrs. Alma Dirr of Fort Wayne; a brother, Ford of Dolton, Ill; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
  1. 1900 Census of Lima Township, LaGrange County, Indiana
    p. 102.
  2. Marriage Certificate of John McLain and Lulu Vauris.
  3. 1900 Census of Lima Township, LaGrange County, Indiana
    p. 102.
  4. Family Record from Bible.
  5. Family Record from Bible.
  6. Family Record from Bible.