Abraham Franklin McMains

from 1844 to 1845–from 1895 to 1900 (Age 51)
Benton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Abraham Franklin

When Abraham Franklin McMains was born from 1844 to 1845, in Benton, Missouri, United States, his father, Andrew Peter McMains, was 28 and his mother, Caroline Hayes, was 26. He married Roanna Sophronia Thompson on 7 January 1864, in Atascosa, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Madison Township, Sevier, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Atascosa, Texas, United States in 1860. He died from 1895 to 1900, at the age of 56.

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Abraham Franklin McMains
Roanna Sophronia Thompson
Marriage: 7 January 1864
Hiram F McMains
Frank Jr McMains
Effie Annette McMains
Horace E McMains
Grace Lillian Mc Mains
Lewis Andrew McMains

Spouse and Children

7 January 1864
Atascosa, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 12

Historical Boundaries 1856: Atascosa, Texas, United States *1862: Live Oak, Texas, United States **1863: Atascosa, Texas, United States [*Atascosa eliminated. **Atascosa recreated]

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McManus .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abraham Mcmain in household of Andrew Mcmain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abraham F Mc Main in household of Andrew Mc Main, "United States Census, 1860"
  • A F Mc Mains, "United States Census, 1880"

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