203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private William C. Cain

Private William C. Cain was born on June 15, 1821 in Erie, PA and died January 16, 1911 in Waverly, IA.

William C. Cain entered the Infantry on July 25, 1862, in Illinois, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on January 19, 1863 in Illinois.

William C. Cain is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at 42° 42.983' N 92° 28.190' W

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Served 6 months and discharged for disability.

Born in Erie Pa. June 15, 1821 Moved to Plymouth Ohio in 1836 and in in 1851 he went with a group of men to California where he was aminer. In 1860 he returned to Plymouth Ohio. 3-4-1861 he was married to Elizabe[th] Fishburn. Shortly afterwards he enlisted in Co. A 105 Ill Inf. came to Waverly Ia and resided in a farm until 1899 when he moved into Waverly to live. In 1904 Mrs. Cain died he then went to the home of a daughter to live until his death 1-18-1911 at Waverly, Ia.