William McCain

1788–after 1850 (Age 62)
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William McCain was born in 1788, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Hance Hamilton McCain, was 25 and his mother, Jane Jennet Forbis, was 23. He married Nancy Ann Childs on 23 February 1810, in Elbert, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 1850, in United States, at the age of 63.

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William McCain
1788–after 1850
Nancy Ann Childs
Marriage: 23 February 1810
John E. McCain
Robert Patrick McCain
William B McCain
David G McCain
Catherine Margaret McCain
Frances McCain

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+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1788 · The First Presidential Election
Age 0
The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789 · Becomes 12th State
Age 1
On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
Age 20
Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

(1997: 5966;2007: 13471; 2010: 19032)Scottish and Irish: variant of McKean .

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

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Sources (5)

  • William D. McCane, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Wm D McCain, "Georgia, Elbert County Records, 1790-2002"
  • William D McCane, "Georgia, Elbert County Records, 1790-2002"

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