Thomas Blain

28 April 1854–14 June 1930 (Age 76)
Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Blain was born on 28 April 1854, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Blain Sr., was 36 and his mother, Isabella Graham, was 37. He married Elzina Allred on 8 March 1881, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 14 June 1930, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Thatcher Cemetery, Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Blain
1854–1930
Elzina Allred
1866–1933
Marriage: 8 March 1881
Rhoda Isabella Blain
1881–1968
Mary Isabella Blain
1883–1957
Edsil Thomas Blain
1884–1960
Willard Allred Blain
1887–1967
Loren Joseph Blain
1890–1919
Mina Georgiana Blain
1892–1965
Norma Elzina Blain
1896–1982
Elva Delilah Blain
1899–1988
Marvin Gurnsey Blain
1901–1966
Orin Robert Blain
1905–1973
Harmon George Blain
1907–1961

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1881Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863
    Age 9
    Arizona Territory
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 21
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French/Haitian Donat, Jacques, Michel, Cecile, Elzear, Ermite, Fernand, Gaston, Germain, Gisele, Jean Claude, Jobe.Scottish: shortened form of MacBlain, a shortened form of Mac Gille Blathain ‘son of Gille Blááin’, a personal name meaning ‘servant of Saint Bláán’. Bláán, after whom Dunblane in Perthshire was named, appears in placenames in both Ireland and Scotland.English: from Middle English bleyne ‘inflamed swelling on the surface of the body’, possibly a nickname for a person suffering from boils or some form of inflamation of the skin.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bline
    Blaine
    Abel
    Blane

    Sources (26)

    • Thomas Blain in entry for Marvin Geurnsey Blain, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Thomas Blaine in household of Isabella Blaine, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Thomas Blain in entry for Lyle R Flansburg and Elva D Walker, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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