Price Melvin Bain

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

The Life Summary 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 Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Bluff Creek Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1940. 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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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

(1997: 6499;2007: 13146; 2010: 17371)Scottish, Manx, and Irish: nickname for a fair-haired man, from Gaelic bàn, Irish bán ‘white, fair’. This surname is common in the Highlands, first recorded in Perth in 1324. It is also found as a shortened form of McBain , from Mac B(h)eathain. As a Manx name (spelled Bane) this may be a shortened form of Manx Macguilley Vane, equivalent to Irish Mac Giolla Bháin ‘son of the fair youth’. Compare Irish Kilbane .English (northern) and Scottish: 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 (12)

  • Price M Bain, "Iowa, Monroe County, Card Index of Births, Deaths & Marriages from Newspaper Clippings, 1898-2015"
  • Price Bain in household of Eva Bain, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • P Bain, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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