Winslow Kane, John I. Kane, Mrs. Simmons, Edith Seaman, Marjorie Kane, Howard Seaman Dorothea Simmons and Marjorie Elliott Kane in the Adios II Born: August 22, 1887

Died: August 3, 1970

Married: John I. Kane

Marjorie Elliott Kane was the owner of the Mark Twain Camp on Lower Saranac Lake, having spent the summers of her childhood there with her two sisters.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, August 4, 1970

Marjorie E. Kane

Mrs. Marjorie Elliott Kane, widow of the late John I. Kane and owner of the Mark Twain Camp on Lower Saranac Lake, died Aug. 3 at Old Saybrook, Conn, following a long illness. Mrs. Kane would have been 83 on Aug. 22.

She was born in Wilmington, Del., the daughter of Emily Elliott and Jessie G. Simmons, was educated in Wilmington schools and was graduated in 1910 from Smith College.

In 1914 she married John Innes Kane of Ossining. The couple moved to Saranac Lake in 1917 and made their home here until Mr. Kane's death in 1936. During her residence in Saranac Lake, Mrs. Kane was an active communicant of the Church of St. Luke, the Beloved Physician, a member of the Ladies Guild and its choir.

Following Mr. Kane's death, Mrs. Kane moved to New York City, returning to the Mark Twain Camp in the summers.

Burial will be in the family plot in Wilmington, Del.

Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Charles C. Harris of Point O'View on Lower Saranac Lake, and New York City, and Mrs. Howard Seaman of Wilmington, Del., and a niece, Mrs. William Nagle of Malvern, Pa.

Plattsburgh Daily Republican, August 25, 1921


New York, Aug, 23—A library containing rare books, paintings, tapestries and other objects of art valued at $500,000, was ruined by fire to-day in the Fifth avenue home of Mrs. John I. Kane, who is at Bar Harbor, Me., for the summer. Two painters were at work in the house when the fire was discovered. The entire second floor of the four-story brick building, a show place opposite St. Patrick's cathedral, was badly damaged.