Born 4th October 1881(or 1887).
Married 5th October 1904
to Theron Allo Cain (b.1879).
Mary died in 1948
Theron died in 1972.
|They had three children. No1.Stewart b.1906.
Mary was born and raised in Michigan's town of Shelby, on her parents' fruit farm north of Grand Rapids. Theron's career started as a dollar a day house painter. By 1901 he was courting Mary. They first met at school at Carlton Centre, Barry Co. Michigan. Their first child Stewart was born in a small frame house at Carlton Centre, some two hundred feet north of the bridge over the Little Thornapple river. They moved to Hastings in the fall of 1906, to a rented house at the north-east or entrance corner of the Barry County fair grounds, close to the Grand Rapids where Theron became foreman of the finishing room of the Bookcase Company factory.