Robert George Washington Cain

1793–23 December 1868 (Age 75)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Robert George Washington

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.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1815Overton, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 6
    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
    1815
    Age 22
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 21548;2007: 44498; 2010: 60948)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 .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kayne
    Cane
    Kane
    Caine

    Sources (7)

    • Geo. Cain in entry for Celina Little, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • George Cain, "United States Census, 1820"
    • George Cain, "United States Census, 1840"

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