Price Melvin Bain

20 September 1912–3 August 1983 (Age 70)
Texas, United States

The Life of Price Melvin

When Price Melvin Bain was born on 20 September 1912, in Texas, United States, his father, John William Bain, was 44 and his mother, Eva Belle Fuller, was 39. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ethel Grace Plum. He lived in Monroe Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Bluff Creek Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 August 1983, in Albia, Monroe, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Service Chapel Cemetery, Bluff Creek, Monroe, Iowa, United States.

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Price Melvin Bain
Ethel Grace Plum
John Frederick Bain
Alice Marie Bain

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    Ethel Grace Plum




    John Frederick Bain


    Alice Marie Bain


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 2

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname for a fair-haired person, from Gaelic bàn ‘white’, ‘fair’. This is a common name in the Highlands, first recorded in Perth in 1324 . It is also found as a reduced form of McBain .2 Northern English: nickname meaning ‘bone’, probably bestowed on an exceptionally tall, lean man, from Old English bān ‘bone’. In northern Middle English -ā- was preserved, whereas in southern dialects (which later became standard), it was changed to -ō-.3 Northern English: nickname for a hospitable person, from northern Middle English beyn, bayn ‘welcoming’, ‘friendly’ (Old Norse beinn ‘straight’, ‘direct’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Price Bain in household of Eva Bain, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Price Bain in household of John W Bain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Price M Bain, "United States Census, 1940"

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