Eli Aaron Cain

5 April 1840–21 January 1916 (Age 75)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1866Platte City, Platte, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    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 8
    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.
    Age 20
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Eli Aaron Cain - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Eli Aaron Cain
    • Aaron Carie in household of David Carie, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eli Aaron Cain, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

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