My Shepard & John Ancestors

CAIN, John Paul

Male 1852 - 1918  (65 years)


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  • Name CAIN, John Paul 
    Born 1 Nov 1852  Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • At this time there is actually no record to be found as to where John was born. Some sources say Chilton, WI. According to the 1860 census with the Connelly’s a John Cane is 7 that makes his birthdate 1852, I am going with that, not the 1858 date John uses as he thinks he was born in Chilton.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870 Census Town of Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin details:
    139, 16th of July, line 12, 80,80
    Cane, John 17, m, w, work in saw mill, wisconsin, parents of foreign birth, cannot read or write

    Detail of 1875 state census Chilton, Calumet County, Wisconsin:
    no page no., line 18
    John Cain white males 2, white females 2
    [Not 100% this is my John and family, but the only other one in Oconto is single, I believe my John was married by this time and had a daughter don’t know who the other male would be.]

    Details of 1880 Census: June 1880 Census Oconto City, Oconto Co., WI
    Cain, John, age 30, born R. Island, parents born R. Island, works on the river
    Cain, Carrie, age 30, born Illinois, parents born Illinois, housekeeper
    Cain, Annie, age 4, born Wisconsin
    Cain, Gertrude, age 3, born Wisconsin
    Cain, William, age 1, born Wisconsin

    1885 State Census, City of Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin details:
    line 27
    John Cane white, male 3, female 3, born in US 6

    1895 State Census, City of Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin - South Ward details:
    line 4
    John Cane, males 7, females 3, born in united states 10

    Details of 1900 Census: Oconto City, Oconto Co., WI
    Cain, John head, white, male, Jan., 1857, 43, Married 26yrs., born: Wis, father: Ireland mother: Ireland, Log Sorter, read, write, speak english, own home, mortgage pd?, property is a home
    Clara C., wife, white, female, Apr., 1858, 42, Married 26yrs., 10 children, 8 living, born: Mich, father: Mich, mother: Mich., read, write, speak english
    William, son, white, male, Jul., 1879, 20, single, born: Wis father: Wis, mother: Mich, 5mo. unemployed, read, write, speak english
    George, son, white, male, Jun., 1882, 18, single, born: Wis father: Wis, mother: Mich, 3mo. unemployed, read, write, speak english
    Albert, son, white, male, Dec., 1887, 12, single, born: Wis father: Wis, mother: Mich, 9mo. school, read, write, speak english
    James, son, white, male, Aug., 1888, 11, single, born: Wis father: Wis, mother: Mich, 5mo. school, read, write, speak english
    Harry, son, white, male, May., 1892, 8, single, born: Wis father: Wis, mother: Mich, 9mo school, read, write, speak english
    *Mildred, daughter, white, female, Nov., 1893, 6, single, born: Wis father: Wis, mother: Mich, read, write, speak english
    *Milton, son, white, male, Nov., 1893, 6, single, born: Wis father: Wis, mother: Mich, read, write, speak english
    *TWINS.

    1905 State Census Oconto City, Oconto County, Wisconsin - South Ward details:
    Sheet 47[back], stamped 326, lines 69-76, no. of family 910
    Kane , John head, white, male age 52, married, born in Wisconsin, parents born Ireland, laborer in lumber mill, employed 12 months, own home
    Carrie wife, white, female, age 45, married, born in Michigan, parents born in France-Germany
    George son, white, male, age 25, single, born in Wisconsin parents born in Wis. and Mich., laborer in lumber mill, employed 12 months
    Bert son, white, male, age 18, single, born in Wisconsin parents born in Wis. and Mich, laborer in lumber mill, employed 12 months
    James son, white, male, age 15, single, born in Wisconsin parents born in Wis. and Mich., student, employed 9 months
    Harry son, white, male, age 13, single, born in Wisconsin parents born in Wis. and Mich.
    Mildred daughter, white, female, single, age 11, born in Wisconsin parents born in Wis. and Mich.
    Milton son, white, male, single, age 11, born in Wisconsin parents born in Wis. and Mich.

    1910 Census Oconto City, Oconto Co., WI details:
    Sup. dist. no. 8, Enumer. dist. no. 107, sheet no. 16A, 7851, April 27th, South Ward of City
    Lines 2-7, dwelling 94, family 299
    Cain, John P., head, m, w, 56, mar., 34,, born: Wisconsin, parents: Ireland, speak english, boom man, saw mill, w, no, o, read write, 0, f, h
    Cain, Carrie P., wife, f, w, 48, mar., 34, 10 children, 8 living, born: Michigan, parents: France, speak english, no trade, read, write
    Cain, Bert A., son, m, w, 22, single, born: Wisconsin, father: Wisconsin, mother: Michigan, speak english, boom man, w, yes, unemployed 4 months, read, write
    Cain, Harry, son, m, w, 19, single, born: wisconsin, father: Wisconsin, mother: Michigan, speak english, laborer,, odd jobss, w, mo, read, write
    *Cain, Mildren M.,daughter, f, w, 15, single, born: Wisconsin, father: Wisconsin, mother: Michigan, speak english, none, read, write, school
    *Cain, Milton J., son, m, w, 15, single, born: wisconsin, father: Wisconsin, mother: Michigan, speak english, none, read, write, school
    *TWINS. 
    Census 1860  Chilton, Calumet County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See Dennis Connelly for details.
    Census 1870  Town Of Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1880  Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1885  Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1895  Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1900  Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1910  Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died 5 Mar 1918  Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 8 Mar 1918  Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Catholic Cemetery, Undertaker: M.F. Manning, Oconto, WI
    Person ID I2198  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2016 

    Father CAIN, Martin,   b. Abt 1833, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother CONNELLY, Winifred,   b. 1831, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1863, Centerville, Kent County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1852  West Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ROSA, Clarissa (Carrie) Ann,   b. 16 Apr 1858, St. Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1952, Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married Abt 1874 
    • No record of their marriage can be found at this time.
    Children 
     1. CAIN, Elizabeth Ann,   b. 1875, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1892, Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     2. CAIN, Gertrude Marie,   b. 9 Aug 1877, Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1962, Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. CAIN, William,   b. 1879,   d. 12 Mar 1963  (Age 84 years)
     4. CAIN, George Dennis,   b. 9 Jan 1882, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1924, Soperton, Forest County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     5. CAIN, Albert Michael (Bert),   b. 29 Jan 1887, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1955, Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. CAIN, James (Jimmie) Orville,   b. 9 Aug 1889, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1946, Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     7. CAIN, Henry Clarence (Harry),   b. 13 May 1892, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1977  (Age 85 years)
     8. CAIN, Mary Mildred,   b. 24 Nov 1894, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1965, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. CAIN, Milton J.,   b. 24 Nov 1894, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1972  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Cain Family
    Cain Family
    Several members of the Cain family on the front porch in Oconto, Wisconsin. Carrie, two Cain sons, and sitting on the steps is John Cain. This is the only picture we have of John Cain.

    Headstones
    John Cain headstone
    John Cain headstone
    Oconto, Oconto County, Wisconsin, Catholic Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S466] Parents names listed. Also says John born in Providence, Rhode Island.

    2. [S485] .

    3. [S604] .