Thomas Cane

Male1819–13 January 1902

Brief Life History of Thomas

Thomas Cane was born in 1819, in Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England. He married Elizabeth Brown on 8 February 1843, in Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 13 January 1902, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Thomas Cane
Elizabeth Brown
Marriage: 8 February 1843
John Cane
George Cane
Joseph Henry Cane
Sarah Anne Cane
Emily Cane
George Thomas Cane
Charlotte or Lottie Eleanor Cane
Thomas Cane

Sources (41)

  • Thomas Cane, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Cane, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Thomas Cane, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1843Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 0

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1831: Cook, Illinois, United States [Spreads across Cook and DuPage counties]


    Age 24

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caen in Calvados (France). See also Cain and Cam .

    English: from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Cana, which is probably of ancient Germanic origin.

    English: nickname for a tall thin man, from Middle English, Old French cane ‘cane, reed’ (from Latin canna). It may also be a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered reeds, which were widely used in the Middle Ages as a floor covering, as roofing material, and for weaving small baskets.

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

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