The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday May 24, 1941
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NATIVE  OF  COUNTY  DIES
AT  HOME  NEAR  LEBANON
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          Mrs. Laura Cain, age ninety, native of Shelby county, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clara Gregory, of near Lebanon, this morning.
          The deceased was the daughter of the late  Jake and Pollyanna (Peek) Trees  and was born in Shelby county in 1851.  She moved to Boone county at an early age. She had many friends in Shelby county.  Funeral services will be held at the Bratton funeral home in Lebanon Sunday at 4:00 p.m.  Friends may call there at any time.
Contributed by Barb Huff for Tom Mead


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday July 6, 1939
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HENRY  CAIN,  FORMER
RESIDENT  HERE,  DIES
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Octogenarian Succumbs in Sumner, Washington
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          Relatives here have received word of the death of  Henry B. Cain,  82 years old, former resident of Shelbyville, which occurred Saturday morning, July 1, at the home of his daughter,  Mrs. Gus (Claudia) Schuler,  in Sumner, Washington.
          Mr. Cain resided in Shelbyville until about four years ago, since which time he had lived in Mrs. Schulers’ home.  Four other daughters survive.  They are  Mrs. Elsie Rinehart Hand,  of Indianapolis;  Mrs. John (Jennie) Strupe,  of Fairmount, West Virginia;  Mrs. Katherine Willis,  of Noblesville, Indiana and  Mrs. Rose Maple,  of Lafayette, Indiana.
          The funeral service was held in Sumner.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday December 16, 1920
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WOMAN  DIED
AFTER  ILLNESS  OF  TEN  DAYS
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Mrs. Anna B. Cain Passed Away
At Home Here Sunday Morning
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(From Monday’s Daily)
          Mrs. Anna B. Cain, wife of Henry B. Cain, died at their home, 628 South Miller Street, Sunday morning at 2:40 o’clock.  Her death was caused from spinal meningitis with which she had been critically ill for ten days.  Mrs. Cain was a well known woman of Shelbyville and was aged 63 years, 4 months and 25 days at her death.
          She was born in Kentucky, July 18, 1857, the daughter of  William and Catherine Gallagher.  Her marriage to Mr. Cain took place March 4, 1880.  For many years the family had resided at Mt. Auburn where they are known to everyone.  They moved here in 1901. Mrs. Cain was a splendid woman and her death causes a loss that can never be filled.  She was a member of the Mt. Auburn Christian church and the Wheat Sheaf Council, Degree of Pocahontas of this city.
          Surviving here are the husband, daughters,  Mrs. Elsie Rinehart, of this city;  Mrs. John [Jennie] Strupe,  of West Virginia;  Mrs. August [Claudia] Schuler, of Seattle, Washington;  Mrs. Thomas [Catherine] Willis  of Noblesville, and  Mrs. Ralph [Rose] Maple  of Lafayette; brothers,  Charles Gallagher,  of Kansas, and  William Gallagher,  of Kentucky; sisters,  Mrs. Susan Roney,  of Indianapolis, and  Mrs. Catherine Wathen  of Waycross, Georgia.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, February 22, 1900
Page 2, column 2
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          The funeral of  William A. Cain, who was found dead Sunday morning, was held at his late home No. 392 Washington Ave., at two p.m., Tuesday, February 20th, Elder Mahan, officiating.  He leaves a wife and one child.  The interment was in the City cemetery in charge of Edwards & Hageman.  Mr. Cain was raised in the family of  William Griffey, with the exception of a few years spent with  James Wilson.  He married December 25, 1891 to  Miss Mary Anderson, of Dupont, Ind., who with their eldest son, a bright boy of near four years, live to mourn the untimely death of a kind husband and father.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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