Eli Aaron Cain

Brief Life History of Eli Aaron

When Eli Aaron Cain was born on 5 April 1840, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, David Cain, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Jane Lynch, was 33. He married Sarah Jane Bowen on 4 March 1866, in Platte City, Platte, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Alexandria, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Union Township, Jefferson, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 January 1916, in McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Jefferson, Kansas, United States.

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Eli Aaron Cain
Sarah Jane Bowen
Marriage: 4 March 1866
Dr. Milton R Cain
Anna Cain
Emma Cain
India Ella Cain
Nancy Jane Cain
John Cain
David Cain
Eli H Cain

Sources (13)

  • Aaron Carie in household of David Carie, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eli Aaron Cain - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Eli Aaron Cain
  • Eli Aaron Cain, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1856: Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Leavenworth, Kansas, United States


Kansas is the 34th state

Name Meaning

Manx: from Gaelic Mac Catháin ‘son of Cathan’, see Kane . The personal name literally meant ‘warrior’, a derivative of Manx cah ‘battle’ (Irish cath).

English: variant of Cane .

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the city of Caen in Calvados, France.

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

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