Lucy Ann Main

Female15 October 1828–2 June 1912

Brief Life History of Lucy Ann

When Lucy Ann Main was born on 15 October 1828, in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States, her father, Loderick L Maine, was 32 and her mother, Anne Eliza Baird, was 21. She married Samuel Calef on 20 April 1854, in Cass, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Cass, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 June 1912, in Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Beardstown, Cass, Illinois, United States.

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Samuel Calef
Lucy Ann Main
Marriage: 20 April 1854
Richard Caelif

Sources (7)

  • Lucy A Caleff in household of Samuel S Caleff, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy Ann Maine, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Lucy A Maine Calef, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1854Cass, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1832 · Black Hawk War

    Age 4

    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

    Age 28

    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: from a shortened form of the Scandinavian personal name Magnus , which in Older Scots became Manus and Mane.

    English (of Norman origin) and French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Ma(g)ino, Meino, from magan ‘strength, might’.

    English (of Norman origin): nickname for a large man, from Old French magne, maine ‘great, big’.

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

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