Ellen Maine

1847–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Ellen

Ellen Maine was born in 1847, in Illinois, United States. She married Lucas Maine in 1869, in Warren, Iowa, United States. She lived in Virginia Township, Warren, Iowa, United States in 1870.

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Lucas Maine
1850–
Ellen Maine
1847–
Marriage: 1869

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1869
Warren, Iowa, United States

World Events (8)

1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made

Age 0

The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 1

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 37

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

Name Meaning

1 French: topographic name from Old French maine ‘dwelling’, ‘residence’, ‘abode’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places so named.2 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Main .3 Catalan (Mainé): variant of Mainer .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ellen Maine in household of Zucas Maine, "United States Census, 1870"

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