David Bain

about 1802–
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of David

When David Bain was born about 1802, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Bean (Bain), was 40 and his mother, Margaret McCarine, was 37. He had at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Bean (Bain)
1762–1820
Margaret McCarine
1765–1835
Andrew Bain
1789–
Peter T. Bain
1791–1803
Nancy Bain
1791–1825
David Bain
1802–
James Bain
1804–
Jane Jones Bain
1806–
John Bain
1808–
Samuel Bain
1810–
John Charles Bain
1797–1875
Theresa Bain
1797–
Elisabeth Bain
1798–
Ann Bain
1800–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1804 · Walton War

Age 2

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

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 (1)

  • David Bain in entry for Helen Bain, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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