Benjamin Franklin Mc Cain

1875–11 February 1954 (Age 79)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Mc Cain was born in 1875, in Missouri, United States, his father, Levi W McCain, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Ann Shirley, was 33. He had at least 2 daughters with Mertie Maud Brownley. He lived in Washington Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 February 1954, at the age of 79, and was buried in Carroll, Missouri, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Mc Cain
Mertie Maud Brownley
Vesta Mc Cain
Beulah Florence McCain

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Levi W McCain


    Sarah Ann Shirley




    Nannie Florence McCain


    Martha Ellen McCain


    Ida Bell McCain




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 0

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin F Mc Cain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Benjamin Mc Cain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamin Franklin McCain, "Find A Grave Index"

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