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Obituary ~ Julia Ann (Alldredge) Cain
May 20, 1837 ~ January 10, 1912

The Leon Reporter
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa

Death of Mrs. Watson Cain.

Julia Ann Alldredge was born in Iola, Clay county, Illinois, May 20, 1837, and died in Leon Iowa, January 10, 1912, at the age of 74 years, 7 months and 20 days.

On July 2, 1857 she was united in marriage with Watson Cain. To them were born two sons, W. H. Cain, of Collinsville, New Mexico; and J. R. Cain, of Grand River, Iowa, who was present at this service. The deceased also reared two foster children, Arthur Cain and Mrs. Vern Hull, both of Leon. She leaves ten grandchildre and one great grandchild, three brothers and one sister, B. D. Allredge living here.

Mr. and Mrs. Cain came to Iowa in March, 1896, since which time they have resided near and in Leon. In early life Mrs. Cain united with the Missionary Baptist church in Illinois and has ever lived in the faith of her early life. The deceased leaves to mourn her departure, a husband and two sons, three brothers, one sister, besides many neighbors and friends who have learned to love and respect her.

The funeral service was held at the residence at 3 o'clock p. m. Thursday, conducted by E. M. Hoff, pastor of the M. E. church, and the body laid to rest in the Leon cemetery.

Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2015