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Edward Thomas Kain is the son of Charles Dwight Kain (Sr.) and Eldora Sutter. He was born 13 Dec 1894 in Vanlue, Hancock, Ohio. He died 19 Apr 1979 at age 84 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.

  • On 6 Nov 1917, he married (1) Eula Belle Devine in Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio. She is the daughter of Isaiah Devine and Margaret May Allen. She was born 6 Nov 1899 in Meade County, Kentucky and died 6 Dec 1966 at age 67 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.
  • He married (2) Bertha.

Children of Edward Thomas Kain and Eula Belle Devine:

  1. Robert Edward Kain was born 11 Oct 1918 in Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio.
  2. Mildred Amelia Kain was born in 1922 in Ohio. In 1949, she married Lesley Hanley. He was born in 1926.
  3. Thomas Allen Kain was born in 1928 in Ohio.

Kain Family Portrait
L-R: (back) Charles Kain Jr., Edward Kain, Mildred Kain, Eula Kain, Fred Kain
(front) Flora Kain, Floretta Sutter, Robert Kain, Eldora Kain Gano

Photograph taken in the summer of 1924.
[Photo courtesy of Kris (Kain) Ossa]


Edward: According to the Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, Volume 9, 1917-1918: Edward served in the National Army LB 2, Zanesville, Ohio, entering service on 27 Apr 1918. He reported that he was born in Vanlue, Ohio and was 23 4/12 years old. He served with the 158th Depot Brigade until 9 May 1918. Then with Company B 308 Ammunition Train until his discharge on 14 May 1919. He was a Private 1st class until 27 Apr 1919.


Information for this family provided by Edward's great granddaughter, Kris (Kain) Ossa.

Edward: All information from his own obituary.
Birth and Death corroborated from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 705-12-9514).

Eula: All information from her own obituary.


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.