Delbert McQuain

11 December 1889–28 October 1919 (Age 29)
Randolph, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Delbert

When Delbert McQuain was born on 11 December 1889, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States, his father, Lewis McQuain, was 43 and his mother, Nancy Marstiller, was 27. He had at least 2 daughters with Eliza May Schoonover. He lived in Leadsville, Randolph, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 October 1919, in Upshur, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States.

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Delbert McQuain
Eliza May Schoonover
Ruby McQuain
Viviana Ruth McQuain

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    Ruby McQuain


    Viviana Ruth McQuain


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 9

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuáin ‘son of Cuán’, a personal name or byname formed from a diminutive of ‘hound’. Compare Coyne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Delbert Mc Quain in household of John Findley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Delbert Mcquain in household of Lewis Mcquain, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Delbert McQuain, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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