James Walter Cain

Brief Life History of James Walter

When James Walter Cain was born on 27 July 1901, in Hubbard Township, Hubbard, Minnesota, United States, his father, James Ruben Cain, was 25 and his mother, Hilda Matilda Pederson, was 27. He married Blanche Pearl Williamson on 24 December 1925, in Mobridge, Walworth, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lemmon, Perkins, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Gallatin, Montana, United States in 1970. He died on 6 October 1970, in Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Sunset Hills Cemetery, Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States.

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James Walter Cain
Blanche Pearl Williamson
Marriage: 24 December 1925
Alvin James Cain
Glenda Cain
Lois Cain
Zola Cain
Iola Fern Cain
David Paul Cain
Naomi Bell Cain
Marrieta Burl Cain

Sources (34)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Walter Cain - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James Walter Cain
  • James W Cain, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

World Events (8)

1902 · Montana Capital Building Completed

Construction started on the Montana state capital in 1899. In 1902 the capital was completed.


Historical Boundaries: 1902: Butte, South Dakota, United States 1908: Perkins, South Dakota, United States


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Manx: from Gaelic Mac Catháin ‘son of Cathan’, see Kane . The personal name literally meant ‘warrior’, a derivative of Manx cah ‘battle’ (Irish cath).

English: variant of Cane .

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the city of Caen in Calvados, France.

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

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