Note: !BIRTH: Date calculated from death record MARR: Civil War Pension Rec.-Cert #36472 from John H. McClains file
!Mil John H McClain Pvt. Co. E 21, MI Inf.15 Aug. 1862 Through 18 June 1865.
!D Wexford Co. Ct. Hse. Bk.1, Pg.160, #???. John Harrison McClain - M-W-W - 66-1-26 - DD Nov.14, 1903 - DP Manton, Wexford Co., MI - Parents Aaron & Unknown McClain - Wexford County Vital Records 1869-1909 FHL# 966,064 vol 1, pg 160 lists Aaron as his father - listed as widower & pensioned soldier.
DEATH: Probate records-Wexford, MI - 9 heirs & married names & residences "Lot 8 of Block "E" of Seaman and Maqueston addition to Manton Village." BURIAL: Wexford Cemetery Books by Cadillac Area Gen Soc 3/91
!1850 Census: Chester Twp, Ottawa, MI (age 13) !1860 Census: Dayton Twp, Newago, MI (age 22)
!1870 Census: Chester Twp, Ottawa, MI, Pg.8, Big Springs Post Office, John McLain 33, Farmer, $1000, $250, BP OH. Mary 30, BP OH. Flora 8, BP MI. Christine 7, BP MI. Orilla 3, BP MI. Aaron 4/12 BP MI.
!1880 Census: Selma Twp, Wexford, MI (age 42) !1890 Census: Manton, Wexford, MI - Michigan Veterans 1900 Census: Manton Village, Cedar Creek Twp.,Wexford, MI (age 62) Widower CIVIL WAR - Private - Company `E' 21st Infantry-Michigan -served Aug 15, 1862- June 18, 1865. Collected pension for disability. Mentioned in Pension: Bowling Green, Kentucky (1862) Chattanuga, Tennessee (1864) HOMESTEAD: *(McLain) Final Cert #1962 - Homestead App #4321 - 80 acres Sect 20, Town 22N, Range 10W - Patented 1 Feb 1875 vol.4 p.376 *(McLain) Final Cert #1963 - Homestead App #6347 - 80 acres Sect 24, Town 37N, Range 3W - Patented 1 Feb 1875 vol.4 p.377 "Said John H. McLain was born in Morrill County in the state of Ohio...5 feet 6 inches high, Light complexion Blue eyes, Brown hair by occupation...a farmer." *head of a family with a wife and five children - had built a house of logs story & half, board floor & shingle roof, two doors & five windows. 12 fruit trees. Witt: George H. Winslow & Austin J. Collins **NOTE: there is no Morrill county in Ohio. Morrow county was created in 1848 from Knox, Marion, Delaware, Richland counties. John was probably born in Knox county, Ohio as his father, Aaron was there in 1840. !Forclosure Wexford Co. Ct. Hse. Circuit Ct. Index No.1 Pg.11, File #238 John H & Mary Jane McClain, Feb.15, 1886 Thru July 5, 1889. I Carefully Checked All Of Chancery Index No.1 And Found No More On The McClain Clan.
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