John Drain b JUNE 6, 1845 s/o John Drain and Margaret Ann EDISON (MARRIED OCT 2, 1843)married ANN ELIZABETH FROATES b FEB 15, 1854 on 15 Sept 1871 in Belmont Twp,Peterborough County, Ontario. They had the following children:
James Nelson b AUG 7, 1873 m 1st Ellen Cross (4 CHILDREN) b 1881, m 2nd Bessie Delain (deline) b 1889 (3 CHILDREN) John MICKLE - b 1880 died 1902 (DIED OF PNEMONIA AT AGE 22) David b 1882 D. AT AGE 50 FEB 6, 1933 (NEVER MARRIED) William b 1883 D.(?) - MARRIED TO Hannah Emily (or Emma) Ruttan ON JAN 7, 1911 (3 CHILDREN) Thomas b 1885 died 1962 (NOT MARRIED) MARGARET HELEN (Ella) b OCT 25, 1890 D. NOV 5, 1928 - MARRIED TO MARK McILMOYLE NOV 29, 1909 (UNKNOWN IF CHILDREN) Hugh b 1892 DIED JULY 24, 1910 AT AGE 10 YEARS OF DIPTHERIA
James Nelson Drain is tied into my Cross family, there was a tragic fire in 1903 and two of their children perished. - JAMES NELSON DRAIN MARRIED Ellen 'Nellie' May Cross AND THEY HAD 4 CHILDREN (OLDEST TWO, ROBERT born May 18, 1900 and PEARL born FEB 26, 1902 PERISHED IN THE FIRE YOU MENTIONED FEB 19, 1903) - OLIVE EDNA MAY DRAIN was BORN AUG 12, 1903 AND MARRIED WILLARD MUNRO IN YORK COUNTY (TORONTO) IN JULY 16, 1921 (UNKNOWN IF THERE ARE CHILDREN) AND AGAIN THEY LOST ANOTHER YOUNG CHILD WILLIAM DRAIN WHO DIED AT 1 DAY OLD ON JAN 6, 1905.
JAMES and Margaret (EDMISON) Drain had (EIGHT)children that I know of: JOHN, NANCY, SARAH, MARY, FANNY, MARGARET, JAMES AND WILLIAM.