When Robert George Washington Cain was born in 1793, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Cain, was 19 and his mother, Elizabeth Goodpaster, was 20. He married Deborah Delong Masters about 1815, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Overton, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years and Greene, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. He died on 23 December 1868, in White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, White Hall Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.
Manx: from Gaelic Mac Catháin ‘son of Cathan’, see Kane . The personal name literally meant ‘warrior’, a derivative of Manx cah ‘battle’ (Irish cath).
English: variant of Cane .
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the city of Caen in Calvados, France.
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