Jessie Rufus Cain

4 December 1881–22 February 1969 (Age 87)
Calloway, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jessie Rufus

When Jessie Rufus Cain was born on 4 December 1881, in Calloway, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel Windfield Cain, was 27 and his mother, Margarette Jane McDaniels, was 26. He married Naoma Chapman on 6 January 1930, in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States. He lived in McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 1, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 22 February 1969, in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Calloway, Kentucky, United States.

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Jessie Rufus Cain
Naoma Chapman
Marriage: 6 January 1930

Spouse and Children

6 January 1930
Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Windfield Cain


    Margarette Jane McDaniels




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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 11

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Jesse Cain in household of Samuel W Cain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie R Cain en la familia de Samuel W Cain, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie Cain in household of Sam W Cain, "United States Census, 1910"

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