Walter Lafayette HAIN

13 February 1886–12 October 1918 (Age 32)
Davis Junction, Ogle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Walter Lafayette

When Walter Lafayette HAIN was born on 13 February 1886, in Davis Junction, Ogle, Illinois, United States, his father, George Henry HAIN, was 40 and his mother, Mary Eliza BEACH, was 20. He married Pearl Armour on 13 February 1913, in Winnebago, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Scott Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 October 1918, in Davis Junction, Ogle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Stillman Valley, Ogle, Illinois, United States.

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Walter Lafayette HAIN
Pearl Armour
Marriage: 13 February 1913
Marian Jeanette Hain
Lois H Hain

Spouse and Children

13 February 1913
Winnebago, Illinois, United States


    Marian Jeanette Hain



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 10

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named with Middle English heghen, a weak plural of hegh, from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’. See also Haynes .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Hain, Heyne. This is derived from the Germanic personal name Hagano, originally a byname meaning ‘hawthorn’. It is found in England before the Conquest, but was popularized by the Normans. In the Danelaw, it may be derived from Old Norse Hagni, Hǫgni ( see Hagan ), a Scandinavianized version of the same name.3 English: nickname for a wretched individual, from Middle English hain(e), heyne ‘wretch’, ‘niggard’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Hain in household of George H Hain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Hain in household of Geo Hain, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter L Hain, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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