Elce Mains

Brief Life History of Elce

When Elce Mains was born about 1806, in Bracken, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Mains Sr, was 59 and her mother, Mary E Vane, was 49.

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Family Time Line

George Mains Sr
1748–1833
Mary E Vane
1758–1835
John Mains
1772–
Phillip Mains
1774–1824
Phillip Mains
1775–1842
Catharine Mains
1787–1860
George W Mains
1804–1908
Elce Mains
1806–
Mary Mains
1779–
Elizabeth Mains
1780–1876
George Means Jr
1783–
Rev. Peter Mains
1785–1871
Elizabeth Mains
1786–1809
Jacob Mains
1790–1821
Levi Maines
1796–1883
Christine Mains
1800–

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    World Events (3)

    1808

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1812

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French mayns, i.e. ‘with the hands’.

    Scottish: variant of Main , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Scottish: habitational name from the frequent Scots local word or placename mains ‘demesne farm’.

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

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