Martha Mahala Cain

25 December 1841–1924 (Age 82)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Martha Mahala

When Martha Mahala Cain was born on 25 December 1841, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, David Cain, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Jane Lynch, was 35. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Isaac Jackson. She lived in Sugar Creek, Cass, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Grand River Township, Cass, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died in 1924, in Pratt, Kansas, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Jackson
1838–1920
Martha Mahala Cain
1841–1924
Nancy J. "Jenny" Jackson
1860–1937
Mary L. Jackson
1863–
William B Jackson
1866–1962
Sarah Elizabeth Jackson
1869–1918
Emily E. Jackson
1872–1961
John Andrew Jackson
1875–
David Jackson
1881–

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    Nancy J. "Jenny" Jackson

    Female1860–1937Female

    Mary L. Jackson

    Female1863–Female

    Male1866–1962Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Jackson

    Female1869–1918Female

    Female1872–1961Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 7

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain, patronymic from Iain, one of the Gaelic forms of John . This name is found in many other spellings, including Mccain , Kean , and Mckean . In some cases it may also be a variant of Coyne .2 English: variant spelling of Cane .3 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caen in Calvados, France, named with the Gaulish elements catu ‘battle’ + magos ‘field’, ‘plain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Jackson in household of Isaac Jackson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Jackson in household of J Jackson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Cain in household of David Cain, "United States Census, 1850"

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