William Henry Harrison Hain

1840–1914 (Age 74)
Cass, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Henry Harrison

When William Henry Harrison Hain was born in 1840, in Cass, Michigan, United States, his father, David Hain, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Ann Petticrew, was 28. He married Emily Wiley on 16 October 1861, in Cass, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and La Grange, Cass, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died in 1914, in Cass, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Dailey Cemetery, La Grange, Cass, Michigan, United States.

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William Henry Harrison Hain
Emily Wiley
Marriage: 16 October 1861
Eddie Hain
Grant Bruce Hain
Ralph Wiley Hain
Louis Hain
James Oliver Hain
William Claude Hain
Mary Josephine Hain
Rose Hain
Maggie May Hain
Deda Helen Hain

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16 October 1861
Cass, Michigan, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Male1806–1879Male

  • Margaret Ann Petticrew




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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named with Middle English heghen, a weak plural of hegh, from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’. See also Haynes .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Hain, Heyne. This is derived from the Germanic personal name Hagano, originally a byname meaning ‘hawthorn’. It is found in England before the Conquest, but was popularized by the Normans. In the Danelaw, it may be derived from Old Norse Hagni, Hǫgni ( see Hagan ), a Scandinavianized version of the same name.3 English: nickname for a wretched individual, from Middle English hain(e), heyne ‘wretch’, ‘niggard’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William H Hain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wm H Haines, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm H Haine, "United States Census, 1880"

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