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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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Mc Cain
1875–1954
Mertie Maud Brownley
1878–1968
Vesta Mc Cain
1904–1996
Beulah Florence McCain
1908–1994

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Levi W McCain

    Male1835–1913Male

    Sarah Ann Shirley

    Female1842–1916Female

siblings

(6)

    Nannie Florence McCain

    Female1861–1921Female

    Martha Ellen McCain

    Female1867–1962Female

    Ida Bell McCain

    Female1869–1928Female

    Male1875–1954Male

    Male1878–1959Male

+1 More Child

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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