Myron Maine

MaleSeptember 1838–11 September 1924

Brief Life History of Myron

When Myron Maine was born in September 1838, in Illinois, United States, his father, Loderick L Maine, was 42 and his mother, Anne Eliza Baird, was 31. He married Abigal Catharine Harnsberger on 23 December 1858, in Warren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States for about 5 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1912. He died on 11 September 1924, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Myron Maine
Abigal Catharine Harnsberger
Marriage: 23 December 1858
Lodrick W. Maine
Florence R. Maine
Peter L Maine
Lucy Ann Maine
Clara Melinda Maine
Sarah C Maine

Sources (25)

  • Michael Main, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Myron Maine, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Miron Main, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1858Warren, Iowa, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

    Age 1

    By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

    Age 23

    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Main .

    French: topographic name from Old French maine ‘dwelling, residence, abode’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places so named.

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

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