Collection, [195-].


Collection, [195-].

Typed summary of interview and corrections with daughter, Anne Louise McCain Christianson, mentioning the Aurora Borealis Farm, Datus Smith, Charles Sutton, A.F. Sutton, father-in-law to McCain, various McCain and Sutton family members; genealogical material on the McCain family and typed copies of newspaper clippings. Handwritten reminiscence (3 leaves) by Martha Sutton McCain Simpson, his widow, about their first meeting and marriage. Brief typed family history (1 leaf) of McCain's sister, Mary Elizabeth, and parents, William Alexander and Maria Laura McAllister by Aimee Hemingway, William's niece. Application form for D.A.R. membership from Katie Lou McCain, William's niece, which includes McCain genealogy. "History of the McCain family" (3 leaves) by Ned McNeely.

8 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7270652

North Dakota State University Library

Related Entities

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Sutton, A. F. (Aaron Franklin), 1850-1919. (person)

McCain family. (family)

Sackett, Leonard, 1901-1971 (person)

Smith, Datus C., 1853-1932 (person)

Owner and operator of the Belle Prairie Farm at Blanchard, N.D. earlier called Cloverlea Farm. Wed Marion Houston in 1904. Purchased Belle Prairie Farm with a loan from Marshall Field, a friend from Chicago. From the description of Collection, 1871, 1904, 1916-1922. (North Dakota State University Library). WorldCat record id: 29932500 Datus C. Smith was the owner and operator of Cloverlea Farm in Traill County, North Dakota. In 1930 he was living in Pasadena, California. ...

Christianson, Anne Louise (person)

Simpson, Martha D. McCain. (person)

McCain, William Alexander, 1862-1908. (person)

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 ...