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Roy (Ray) McClain

Male 1891 - 1969  (77 years)


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  • Name Roy (Ray) McClain 
    Nickname Ray 
    Born 22 Nov 1891  Elk Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jun 1969  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Jun 1969  Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I135  Rossville
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2018 

    Mother Lodesca Lewis McClain Pelfrey,   b. 24 Dec 1866, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1957, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eva Trimble McClain,   b. 25 Apr 1891, Elk Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1970, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Vencille McClain,   b. 28 Feb 1914, Lenox, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1985, Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Letha V McClain Reser,   b. 31 Aug 1916, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 2004, Athens, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +3. Thornton McClain,   b. 27 Apr 1918, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1987, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Luther C McClain,   b. 30 Apr 1923, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 2012, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +5. Barbara Dane McClain Casto Grubaugh,   b. 2 Jan 1933, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 2011, Ukiah, Medocino County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +6. Ora McClain
    +7. Mazie O McClain Gooderl,   b. 27 Jul 1925, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 2016, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +8. Henrietta Nancy McClain Preble,   b. 30 Mar 1929, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 2016, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2018 12:12:53 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hattie Kolbek McClain,   b. 9 Sep 1902, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1984, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 2 May 1954  Holton, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2018 14:49:12 
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1891 - Elk Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 May 1954 - Holton, Jackson County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Kentucky Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- McClain, Roy 1
    Obituary- McClain, Roy 1
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    Obituary- McClain, Roy 2
    Obituary- McClain, Roy 2
    Roy McClain
    Roy McClain, 77, Route 1, Delia, died Monday in a Topeka convalescent center. He had been admitted to a Topeka hospital April 27 after he suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and later was transferred to the convalescent center.

    He was born Nov. 22, 1891, at Elkfork, Ky., and had lived in Kansas since 1923. He spent most of his life in the Rossville and Delia communities. He was a member of the Christian Church at Rossville. He was a farmer.

    He was married to Hattie Kolbek May 2, 1954. He was preceded in death by a son, Ora McClain.

    Besides his wife, survivors include three sons, Vencille McClain, Ashton, Ill., and Thornton McClain and Luther McClain, both of Rossville; four daughters, Mrs. Letha Reser and Mrs. Nancy Preble, both of Rossville, Mrs. Mazie Gooderl, Hoyt, and Mrs. Barbara Casto, Leggett, Calif.; a half-sister, Mrs. Ethel Bailey, Phoenix, Ariz.; 21 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

    Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rossville Chris¬tian Church. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys, is in charge of arrangements.

    Besides his wife, survivors include three sons, Vencille McClain, Ashton, Ill., and Thorton McClain and Luther McClain, both of Rossville; four daughters, Mrs. Letha Reser and Mrs. Nancy Preble, both of Rossville, Mrs. Mazie Gooderl, Hoyt, and Mrs. Barbara Casto, Leggett, Calif.; a half-sister, Mrs. Ethel Bailey, Phoenix,