David Cain

Brief Life History of David

When David Cain was born on 10 March 1807, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, his father, Jesse Cain, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Ausmus, was 23. He married Nancy Jane Lynch on 23 September 1830, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pettis Township, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 10 July 1882, in Platte City, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wildhorse Cemetery, McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Cain
1807–1882
Nancy Jane Lynch
1806–1891
Marriage: 23 September 1830
Jesse Harvey Cain
1831–1863
William Fletcher Cain
1832–1922
Sarah Jane Cain
1834–1911
Drucilla Cain
1837–1904
John T. Cain
1838–1897
Eli Aaron Cain
1840–1916
Martha Mahala Cain
1841–1924
Joseph Riley Cain
1843–1925
John Cain
1845–
Jahew A. Cain
1847–1863
Tuly A. Cain
1849–1855

Sources (7)

  • David Carie, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Cain, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • David Cain, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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