James Cairns came to Grand Lake in 1881 where he built and opened a general store which he operated for many years. He and his family are important figures in the history of Grand Lake.
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James Cairns Born Aug. 23, 1852, died May 2, 1925
Mary Ross Lyons Cairns Born December 20, 1885, died September 13, 1972; married James Cairns January 1, 1907
Mary Elizabeth Lyons mother of Mary Ross Lyons
Patience Maureen Cairns Kemp Born January 16, 1909, died January 24, 1997; married Marshall Colvin Kemp September 25, 1943
Marshall Colvin Kemp Born January 11, 1909, died March 7, 1963