Richard Wilbur Cain

12 November 1922–22 October 1985 (Age 62)
Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Richard Wilbur

When Richard Wilbur Cain was born on 12 November 1922, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, his father, Horace Henry Cain, was 32 and his mother, Clara Catherine Menne, was 28. He married Barbara Jane Hopewell on 18 June 1949, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States. He died on 22 October 1985, at the age of 62, and was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

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Richard Wilbur Cain
Barbara Jane Hopewell
Marriage: 18 June 1949

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  • Marriage
    18 June 1949Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 1
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
    1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world
    Age 4
    Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.
    Age 19
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Richard Walber Cain, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Richard Cain in household of Horace Cain, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
    • Richard W Cain in household of Horace H Cain, "United States Census, 1930"

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