Alfred Cain

8 July 1807–27 October 1856 (Age 49)
Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Cain was born on 8 July 1807, in Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Andrew Cain, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Borren, was 32. He married Susanna Hart on 5 January 1832, in Owen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 27 October 1856, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Cain
1807–1856
Susanna Hart
1815–
Marriage: 5 January 1832
Sarah Ann Cain
1835–
Alfred W Cain
1836–
Andrew M Cain
1838–
James M Cain
1837–
Henrietta Cain
1840–
Katherine Kane
1842–1922
John Hart Kane
1845–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 January 1832
Owen, Indiana, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1768–1817Male

    Elizabeth Borren

    Female1774–1833Female

siblings

(10)

    Charles Cain

    Male1791–1817Male

    Sally Cain

    Female1793–1829Female

    Annie Kane

    Female1795–1874Female

    Secilia Cain

    Female1796–Female

    Morrison Cain

    Male1800–1864Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1818

Age 11

Illinois is the 21st state.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 14

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain, patronymic from Iain, one of the Gaelic forms of John . This name is found in many other spellings, including Mccain , Kean , and Mckean . In some cases it may also be a variant of Coyne .2 English: variant spelling of Cane .3 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caen in Calvados, France, named with the Gaulish elements catu ‘battle’ + magos ‘field’, ‘plain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred Cain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alfred Cain in entry for Catherine Gilmore, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Alfred Cain in entry for Catherine Gilmore, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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