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Wilma Zola McLain Wilma Zola McLain (McClain), third child of William A. McLain (McClain) and Susan A. Weimer.

Lillie V. McLain (McClain), first child of William A. McLain (McClain) and Lillie Mae Hutcheson, was born in Indian Territory August 1,

  1. She first married Albert Shelton and they had three children: Dealous Wayne, Billy Joe, and Thelma Lorrine. Her next marriage was to Orville Mays; they had one child, Mary Lois.

Dealous Wayne Shelton, son of Lillie V. McLain and Albert Shelton, was born in Oklahoma on August 10, 1922. He lives in Roswell, New Mexico and has three children.

Billy Joe Shelton, son of Lillie V. McLain and Albert Shelton, was born April 24, 1924. He was killed in action in World War II in 1944. His only son, Billy Joe Shelton, Jr., now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Thelma Lorrine Shelton, daughter of Lillie V. McLain and Albert Shelton, was born in Oklahoma on October 27, 1925. She has three children and now lives in Roswell, New Mexico.

Mary Lou McLain (McClain), fifth child of William A. McLain (McClain), and second child of Lillie Hutcheson, was born in Oklahoma on October 5, 1908. She first married Ralph Lester and they had two children: Thurman Ralph and Doris Marie. Her second marriage was to Arville Taylor and they now live in Roswell, New Mexico.

Thurman Ralph Lester, son of Mary Lou McLain and Ralph Lester, was born in Oklahoma on January 12, 1925. He is married and has two children and now lives in Roswell, New Mexico.

Doris Marie Lester, second child of Mary Lou McLain and Ralph Lester, was born in Oklahoma on February 22, 1927. She is married to a Mr. Elton; they have two children and live in Hagerman, New Mexico.

Letha Mae McLain (McClain), sixth child of William A. McLain (McClain) and third child of Lillie Mae Hutcheson, was born February 22,1910 in Oklahoma. She is married to W. Miles Campbell and they have two children: Murriel Louise and Betty Joe.

Murriel Louise Campbell, daughter of Letha Mae McLain and W. Miles Campbell, was born in Oklahoma on May 30, 1931. She is married to a Mr. Logue; they have two children and now live at Bertram, Texas.

Betty Joe Campbell, daughter of Letha Mae McLain and W. Miles Campbell, was born in Oklahoma on August 9, 1935. She is married to a Mr. Hall; they have one child and live in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Aaron McLain (McClain), seventh child of William A. McLain (McClain) and fourth child of Lillie Mae Hutcheson, was born in Oklahoma on November 16, 1911. He was an electrician. He married Billie Ratliff and they had three children: Aaron Carlos, Terry Don, and Billie Jean.

Aaron Carlos McLain (McClain), son of Aaron McLain (McClain) and Billie Ratliff, was born in McCamey, Texas on July 10, 1937. He has two children and now lives in California.

Terry Don McLain (McClain), son of Aaron McLain (McClain) and Billie Ratliff, was born in Raton, New Mexico on January 21, 1941. He has one child and now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Billie Jean McLain (McClain), daughter of Aaron McLain (McClain) and Billie Ratliff, was born in Raton, New Mexico on December 13, 1943. She is married to a Mr. Aderhalt, has three children and now lives in Tatum, New Mexico.

Eugene V. McLain (McClain), eighth child of William A. McLain (McClain) and fifth child of Lillie Mae Hutcheson, was born in Oklahoma on April 15, 1920. He is the pastor of the first Assembly of God Church in Alamogardo, New Mexico. He married Estelle Barnes and they have three children: Gary Gene, Marcus Wayne, and Billy Earl.

Gary Gene McLain (McClain), son of Eugene V. McLain (McClain) and Estelle Barnes, was born in Roswell, New Mexico on January 24, 1944. He is now serving in the United States Navy.

Marcus Wayne McLain (McClain), son of Eugene V. McLain (McClain) and Estelle Barnes, was born on August 31, 1954. He is now in school at his home in Alamogrdo, New Mexico.

Billy Earl McLain (McClain), son of Eugene V. McLain (McCalain) and Estelle Barnes, was born on August 31, 1954. He is now in school at his home in Alamogardo, New Mexico.

Helen Marr McClain, the second child of Susan Moncrief and James McClain, was born in Sumter County, Alabama in 1842 and died of cholera at the age of seven years. She is buried at Swallow Rock near Fort Coffee.

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

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