Robert Bain Sr

1738–20 April 1801 (Age 63)
Stirling, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

The Life of Robert

Robert Bain Sr was born in 1738, in Stirling, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as the son of William Bain and Jean Alexander. He had at least 8 sons and 2 daughters with Martha McDonald. He died on 20 April 1801, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Clear Creek, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Bain Sr
1738–1801
Martha McDonald
1744–1805
Daniel Bean (Bain)
1762–1820
John Bean
1765–1820
Charles Robert Bain
1768–1820
Robert Lee Bain Jr
1770–1860
Margaret Bain
1773–1828
William Simpson Bain
1775–1841
Alexander McDonald Bain
1777–1841
James Bean
1783–
Nancy Bean
1784–1863
Matthew Bain
1785–1856

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

    Male1762–1820Male

    John Bean

    Male1765–1820Male

    Charles Robert Bain

    Male1768–1820Male

    Male1770–1860Male

    Margaret Bain

    Female1773–1828Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Bain

    Male1775–Male

    Jean Alexander

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 38

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 49

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname for a fair-haired person, from Gaelic bàn ‘white’, ‘fair’. This is a common name in the Highlands, first recorded in Perth in 1324 . It is also found as a reduced form of McBain .2 Northern English: nickname meaning ‘bone’, probably bestowed on an exceptionally tall, lean man, from Old English bān ‘bone’. In northern Middle English -ā- was preserved, whereas in southern dialects (which later became standard), it was changed to -ō-.3 Northern English: nickname for a hospitable person, from northern Middle English beyn, bayn ‘welcoming’, ‘friendly’ (Old Norse beinn ‘straight’, ‘direct’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Mcbain, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Robert Bain, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Robert M. Bain in entry for Charles Robert Bain, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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