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
Elzina Allred
Marriage: 8 March 1881
Rhoda Isabella Blain
Mary Isabella Blain
Edsil Thomas Blain
Willard Allred Blain
Loren Joseph Blain
Mina Georgiana Blain
Norma Elzina Blain
Elva Delilah Blain
Marvin Gurnsey Blain
Orin Robert Blain
Harmon George Blain

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    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.

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    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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