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Silas Samuel McKain, Rufus Branton, and Rufus Samuel McKain

Silas Samuel McKain, Rufus Branton, and Rufus Samuel McKain

Left to right, Silas Samuel McKain, Rufus Branton, and Rufus "Sonny" Samuel McKain.

Silas Samuel McKain was born in Butler, PA on June 20, 1907. He worked in a shipyard in Mobile, AL during World War II and married Albertine Branton, daughter of Rufus Branton, of Madisonville, LA on June 3, 1941. Silas later worked at Higgins Shipyard in New Orleans, LA. Silas McKain died Dec 28, 1961.

Rufus Branton was the father-in-law of Silas Samuel McKain.

Rufus Samuel "Sonny" McKain, son of Silas Samuel McKain, was born in New Orleans, LA.

Photo taken about 1955.

Submitted by Stacy Owens McKain, wife of Rufus McKain

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