Grant Bruce Hain

1864–1916 (Age 52)
Cass, Michigan, United States

The Life of Grant Bruce

When Grant Bruce Hain was born about 1864, in Cass, Michigan, United States, his father, William Henry Harrison Hain, was 24 and his mother, Emily Wiley, was 21. He married Bernice S Anthony on 18 July 1890, in St. Joseph, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in La Grange, Cass, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Cassopolis, Cass, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 28 August 1916, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in La Grange, Cass, Michigan, United States.

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Grant Bruce Hain
Bernice S Anthony
Marriage: 18 July 1890
Victor Willard Hain
Lee Anthony Hain

Spouse & Children

  • Male1864–1916Male

  • Bernice S Anthony


18 July 1890
St. Joseph, Michigan, United States


  • Victor Willard Hain


  • Male1895–1964Male

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 15

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named with Middle English heghen, a weak plural of hegh, from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’. See also Haynes .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Hain, Heyne. This is derived from the Germanic personal name Hagano, originally a byname meaning ‘hawthorn’. It is found in England before the Conquest, but was popularized by the Normans. In the Danelaw, it may be derived from Old Norse Hagni, Hǫgni ( see Hagan ), a Scandinavianized version of the same name.3 English: nickname for a wretched individual, from Middle English hain(e), heyne ‘wretch’, ‘niggard’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Grant Haine in household of Wm H Haine, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bruce Hain, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grant U Hain in household of William H Hain, "United States Census, 1870"

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