Edward Bradley Cain

1 September 1889–9 November 1969 (Age 80)
Ritchie, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Edward Bradley

When Edward Bradley Cain was born on 1 September 1889, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, his father, Lorenzo Dow Cain, was 31 and his mother, Catherine S "Kate" Bradley, was 35. He married Nellie S Starr in 1913, in Wood, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Union Magisterial District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Harrisville, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 November 1969, in Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80.

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Edward Bradley Cain
Nellie S Starr
Marriage: 1913
Mary Regenia Cain
Martha Sue Cain

Spouse and Children

Wood, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lorenzo Dow Cain


    Catherine S "Kate" Bradley




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain, patronymic from Iain, one of the Gaelic forms of John . This name is found in many other spellings, including Mccain , Kean , and Mckean . In some cases it may also be a variant of Coyne .2 English: variant spelling of Cane .3 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caen in Calvados, France, named with the Gaulish elements catu ‘battle’ + magos ‘field’, ‘plain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward B Cain in household of Lorenza D Cain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward B Cain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward B Cain, "United States Census, 1940"

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