Delmar Wesley Crain

Brief Life History of Delmar Wesley

When Delmar Wesley Crain was born on 24 December 1900, in Arizona, United States, his father, Charles Bowles Crain, was 23 and his mother, Rachel Elizabeth Vermillion, was 17. He married Lena Beulah Perkins on 19 April 1925, in Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Wisconsin, United States in 1960. He registered for military service in 1920. He died on 4 November 1960, in Wood, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States.

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Delmar Wesley Crain
Lena Beulah Perkins
Marriage: 19 April 1925
Helen Pomelia McHenry

Sources (21)

  • Delmer W Crain in household of C B Crain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • D W Crain, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Delmar W Crain, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"

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1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.


Historical Boundaries: 1902: Adams, Colorado, United States

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Manx: variant of Craine .

English: variant of Crane .

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

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