AAFA #0089





Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA—Monday, 4 November 1991


            Mccain Jr., Wilmot Y. “Bill”—Died 1:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 1991, at Rapides General Hospital, Alexandria. He was 72, a native of Montgomery, former resident of Baton Rouge and resident of Alexandria.

            He was a real estate broker and U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

            Graveside services at Roselawn Memorial Park at 11 a.m. Monday, conducted by the Rev. John Robson.

            Survived by wife, Vivian Waddell McCain, Alexandria; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia McCain Kruger and DeWayne Kruger, Oriska, N.D.; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary “Bebe” and Lea Johnson, Baton Rouge; a granddaughter and grandson, Jennifer and Christopher Kruger; and a great-grandson, Che Person; all of Oriska, N.D.

            Preceded in death by father, Wilmot McCain Sr.; and mother, Leita McCain Stacey.

            He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Alexandria, a 32nd degree mason and a Shriner.

            Pallbearers will be Lea Johnson Jr., Michael Crespo, Allen Zittrauer, Jack Armstrong, Thomas Day and G.A. Wolcott.

            Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government St., in charge of local arrangements.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Wilmot Y. McCain (SS# issued in LA) was born 24 November 1918.

            His mother is Leita/Lieta Alford, daughter of Joseph Henry Alford and his first wife, Elizabeth Addison. Leita’s second husband was Lochlund Stacey.


1920 Census

Montgomery (District 25), Grant Parish, Louisiana

Dwelling #38

Next door are Wilmot’s father and step-mother, Jno. I. and Lena McCain (dwelling #37)


Wilmot McCain            head               26          LA AL LA       bank cashier

Leta                             wife                20          LA LA LA       public school teacher

Wilmot Jr.                    son          1-1/12          LA LA LA

+a servant and a boarder


1930 Census

Montgomery (District 212, Grant Parish, Louisiana

Dwelling #43


Wilmot McCain            head               37          LA AL LA       automobile agency manager

                                                                                                age 26 at first marriage

Leita                             wife                30          LA AL LA       automobile agency bookkeeper

                                                                                                age 18 at first marriage

Wilmot Jr.                    son                 11          LA LA LA

Mary E.                        dau                   9          LA LA LA


            His lineage, from his mother (from census and AAFA records): Leita about 1900 LA2, John Henry 1873 LA/AL3, Ira Payne 1822 MS4, Edwin Barksdale 1792 NC5, Jacob 1761 NC6, Julius 1717 VA7, James 1687 VA8, John 1645 VA9.