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John McElwain was born on November 11th, 1831 in Breckenridge Co., Texas.1   John McElwain's father was James Basham and his mother was Elizabeth DAVIS.  His paternal grandparents were Obediah Basham and Celia Dowell; his maternal grandparents are Samuel Wesley Davis and Janet Cooke. He had four brothers and five sisters, named Jason, Samuel Wesley (Rev), Job D., William, Mary D. (Polly), Celia D., Elizabeth, Margaret and Lucinda (Lucy).  He died at the age of 28 on August 23rd, 1860 in Warren Co., Kentucky.1 

John McElwain's family with Sarah A. Unknown

‌John McElwain and Sarah A. were married in a religious ceremony about 1855.1 

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