Nancy Adline McCaslin

27 December 1848–30 November 1937 (Age 88)
Monroe, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Adline

When Nancy Adline McCaslin was born on 27 December 1848, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States, her father, William McCaslin, was 43 and her mother, Lydia Jane Mesimer, was 31. She married John Doak Fain on 23 March 1869, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 2, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, United States in 1937. She died on 30 November 1937, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in McMinn, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Doak Fain
Nancy Adline McCaslin
Marriage: 23 March 1869
Phillip C. Fain
James Franklin Fain
Margaret J. Fain
William Ebenezer Fain
John Henry Fain
Earnest Everett Fain

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1869Monroe, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 14
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 24
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCausland .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (21)

    • Adaline Mc Caslen in household of Wm Mc Caslen, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Nancy A Mc Carlin, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Adeline McCasline in entry for James Franklin Fain, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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