McClain, Lila

Lila McClain

Lila McClain, seventh child of James McClain and Susan Moncrief, was born in Skullyville County, Choctaw Nation in 1851. She married William Shaal and after his death she married John Quinn. She had no children but enjoyed helping her brothers and sisters with their families. She was an accomplished musician. At her death she was buried in the Catholic Cemetery at Ft. Smith, Arkansas, beside Mr. Quinn.

Sources Carter, The Territorial Paper of the United States Foreman, Removal of Indians to the West Toulmins, Digest of 1823 Wright, The Chronicles of Oklahoma Gideon, History of Indian Territory Alabama Department of Archives and History Georgia Department of Archives and History Tennessee Department of Archives and History