Deborah Delong Masters

7 April 1794–9 August 1870 (Age 76)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Deborah Delong

When Deborah Delong Masters was born on 7 April 1794, in Virginia, United States, her father, Hillery Masters, was 36 and her mother, Mary Davies, was 36. She married George Cain about 1815, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Overton, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 9 August 1870, in Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, White Hall Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Cain
1793–1868
Deborah Delong Masters
1794–1870
Marriage: about 1815
James Jesse Cain
1818–
John Harold Cain
1819–1880
Washington Hamilton Cain
1820–1909
Thomas Benjamin Cain
1820–1879
Emaline Cain
1830–1900
George Jefferson Cain
1832–1870
Sarah Cain
1836–1863
Celina Elizabeth Cain
1838–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1815
Overton, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Robert Masters

    Male1783–1870Male

    Thomas Masters

    Male1787–1849Male

    Nancy Goodman Masters

    Female1788–1855Female

    William Carroll Masters

    Male1788–1860Male

    Male1791–1829Male

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 18

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Master . Reaney notes the medieval example atte Maysters ( 1327 ), and suggests this might have denoted someone who lived at a master's house, a master's servant or perhaps an apprentice.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Delony Cain in household of George Cain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Deborah Kane in household of George Kane, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Deborah Delong Cain, "Find A Grave Index"

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