McCain, William Alexander, 1862-1908.

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Born at Carrollton, Miss. Wed Martha D. Sutton in 1899. Farmer at Blanchard, N.D., named his farm Aurora Borealis, referred to as Aurora Farm. Later, appointed postmaster at Hillsboro, N.D. Died from tuberculosis at Hot Springs, Ark. Buried at Hillsboro, N.D.

From the description of Collection, [195-]. (North Dakota State University Library). WorldCat record id: 29425314

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creatorOf McCain, William Alexander, 1862-1908. Collection, [195-]. North Dakota State University Library
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associatedWith Christianson, Anne Louise person
associatedWith McCain family. family
associatedWith Sackett, Leonard, 1901-1971, person
associatedWith Simpson, Martha D. McCain. person
associatedWith Smith, Datus C., 1853-1932. person
associatedWith Sutton, A. F. (Aaron Franklin), 1850-1919. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
North Dakota
Belle Prairie Farm (Traill County, N.D.)
North Dakota--Traill County
Aurora Farm (N.D.)
Blanchard (N.D.)
Hillsboro (N.D.)
Traill County (N.D.)
Hot Springs (Ark.)
Frontier and pioneer life
Bonanza farms
Farmers--North Dakota
Postmasters--North Dakota


Birth 1862

Death 1908

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Ark ID: w6gc02mv

SNAC ID: 9135477