When Joseph Riley Cain was born on 8 October 1843, in Parkville, Platte, Missouri, United States, his father, David Cain, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Jane Lynch, was 36. He married Sarah Jane McCain on 24 December 1868, in Cass, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Meriden, Jefferson, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 January 1925, at the age of 81.
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.