Bernice Cain

Female10 June 1906–17 October 1974

Brief Life History of Bernice

When Bernice Cain was born on 10 June 1906, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Charlie Christopher Cain, was 39 and her mother, Lula Turpin, was 25. She married Edward Pitcher on 23 December 1921, in Texas, Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 5 Yates, Madison, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Viney Fork, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1974. She died on 17 October 1974, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Edward Pitcher
1904–
Bernice Cain
1906–1974
Marriage: 23 December 1921
Owen Pitcher
1923–
Combs Parsons
Madeline Pitcher
1929–1961
Myrtle Lee Pitcher
1929–2013
Edward Pitcher Jr
1932–
Harold W. Pitcher
1935–1955

Sources (20)

  • Bernice Pitcher in household of Edwin Pitcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernice Cain, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Bernice Corin in entry for Edward Pitcher and Marie Ball, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1921Texas, Madison, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 1

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    1912 · McCreary County Created

    Age 6

    Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

    Age 20

    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

    Name Meaning

    Manx: from Gaelic Mac Catháin ‘son of Cathan’, see Kane . The personal name literally meant ‘warrior’, a derivative of Manx cah ‘battle’ (Irish cath).

    English: variant of Cane .

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the city of Caen in Calvados, France.

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

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