DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


John C. McCague
Contributed by Scot Vincent


Waterloo Press:  June 30, 1898
Obituary

    John C. McCague was born in Washington Co., PA, Aug. 27, 1831.  At the age of two years his parents moved to Holmes Co. OH, and remained there till John was 17 years of age, after which they moved to Dekalb Co. IN, where he lived till death.  He departed this life June 26, 1898, aged 66 years, 9 months and 28 days.  He was united in marriage to Julia Ann Wirick, Dec. 30, 1852.  To this union were born six children, five daughters and one son.  His companion preceded him to the better land nineteen years ago.  He leaves 6 children, one brother, one sister and a host of friends and relatives.  Several years ago he united with the Sedan Lutheran church, to which church he remained a faithful member.  The funeral services were conducted in the United Brethren church nearest his home by Rev. E. Campbell.  The text was Isaiah 64:6.




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