Mary Almeda Cain

Female 1861 - 1941  (79 years)


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  • Name Mary Almeda Cain  [1, 2
    Birth Apr 1860  [3
    Birth 1861  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Birth Apr 1861  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Born 26 Apr 1861  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gender Female 
    Alternate Name Maray E /Bishir/  [4
    Alternate Name Mary /Bishior/  [3
    Alternate Name Mary /Cain/  [5, 6, 9
    Alternate Name Mary A /Bishir/  [8
    Alternate Name Mary Kane  [1, 10
    Died 6 Apr 1941  Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    Buried 9 Apr 1941  Momence Cemetery, Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I3910  Bishir Family | Jeremiah & Esther/Malinda Bishir
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2015 

    Father Isaac Cain,   b. 1829, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Hannah Penrod,   b. 1837, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Jan 1856  Carroll, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F1572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George D Bishir,   b. 7 Feb 1861, Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1934, Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1882  White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alternate Marriage Date 21 Mar 1882  White Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Alternate Marriage Date 21 Mar 1882  White, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Edwin Bishir,   b. Mar 1881, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
    +2. Rose Ella Bishir,   b. 21 Feb 1883, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1984  (Age 100 years)
     3. Jesse Bishir,   b. 8 Oct 1884,   d. 24 Jan 1894  (Age 9 years)
    +4. Roy Earl Bishir,   b. 30 Jun 1886, Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1979  (Age 93 years)
    +5. Charles C Bishir,   b. 14 Feb 1889, Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1934, Proviso Twp, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. Leonard Bishir,   b. 24 Jan 1891,   d. 31 Jan 1894  (Age 3 years)
     7. William E Bishir,   b. 12 Aug 1895, Reynolds, White Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1933  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F1560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Bishir, George D. & Mary A.
    Bishir, George D. & Mary A.
    Photo contributed by Rob Bishir

  • Notes 
    • Mary Almeda Bishir, aged resident of Momence since 1899, died in Kankakee, Sunday, April 6th, following a lengthy illness.
      Mrs. Bishir was born on a farm 5 miles south of Monticello in White county, Ind., April 26, 1861, the daughter of Isaac and Hannah Cain. In 1882 she was married to George Bishir. To this union five sons and one daughter were born, four sons and her husband having preceded her in death. Two sons, William, who died in 1935 and Charles in 1934, were World War veterans.
      She is survived by one son, Roy of Danville, and a daughter, Rosie Murr of Momence, eleven grand children, ten great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Ann Wolverton of Lafayette, Ind., and Mrs. Lizzie Spencer of California, also one brother, John Cain of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. from the Canaday chapel, in charge of the Rev. W.W. Wohlfarth, pastor of Grace M.E. Church. Burial was made in the Momence cemetery.
      Raymond Atwood, Chester Elsworth, Garland Ives, Robert Bishir, Kitchel Miller and Clifford Bishir were casket bearers.

      Credits: Momence Progress Reporter April 11, 1941 page 1. Copy of the obit is available on Facebook at Momence Genealogy Corner.

  • Sources 
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    2. [S626] Lori Myers.

    3. [S576] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    4. [S589] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit th, e following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census o.

    5. [S535] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    6. [S489] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003).

    7. [S351] Census 1900 George D Bishior.

    8. [S597] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit th, e following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Origina.

    9. [S886] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data -
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    12. [S322] Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002, Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).

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    14. [S791] Illinois Statewide Death Index 1916 to 1950, Illinois Statewide Death Index 1916 to 1950.

    15. [S1213] Death certificate for Mary Cain Bishir.

    16. [S880] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    17. [S822] Marriage records at ct house book 5w page 4.