Callie Elizabeth Blain

22 August 1893–1938 (Age 44)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Callie Elizabeth

When Callie Elizabeth Blain was born on 22 August 1893, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Lee Blain, was 23 and her mother, Whitt Morey, was 18. She married Walter Ernest Bearden on 27 July 1911, in Bonner Springs, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Richmond, Richmond Township, Ray, Missouri Territory, United States in 1900 and Delaware Township, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died in 1938, in Bonner Springs, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Walter Ernest Bearden
Callie Elizabeth Blain
Marriage: 27 July 1911
Wesley A. Bearden

Spouse and Children

27 July 1911
Bonner Springs, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States


    Wesley A. Bearden


Parents and Siblings

    William Lee Blain







    Minnie Lee Blain


    Viola Mae Blain


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 13

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Bláán, a diminutive of blá ‘yellow’. This was the name of an early Celtic saint.2 Scottish: shortened form of MacBlain.3 Scottish and northern English: nickname for a person suffering from boils, from Middle English blain ‘blister’, ‘pustule’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Callie Blaine in household of William Lee Blaine, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Callie E Blain in household of William Blain, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Callie Bearden in household of Walter Bearden, "United States Census, 1920"

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