Lucas Maine

1850–
Scott, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lucas

When Lucas Maine was born in 1850, in Scott, Illinois, United States, his father, Loderick Maine, was 54 and his mother, Sarah Calef, was 42. He married Ellen Maine in 1869, in Warren, Iowa, United States. He lived in Beardstown Township, Cass, Illinois, United States in 1860.

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Lucas Maine
1850–
Ellen Maine
1847–
Marriage: 1869

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1869
Warren, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 6

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.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 31

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 French: topographic name from Old French maine ‘dwelling’, ‘residence’, ‘abode’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places so named.2 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Main .3 Catalan (Mainé): variant of Mainer .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Luseldedge Main in household of Lardanek M Main, "United States Census, 1860"

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