Elizabeth Annie Gertrude Kain

18 February 1887–
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Annie Gertrude

When Elizabeth Annie Gertrude Kain was born on 18 February 1887, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas D. Kain, was 24 and her mother, Mary Frances Schratz, was 18. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years.

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Thomas D. Kain
Mary Frances Schratz
Eva M Kain
Elizabeth Annie Gertrude Kain

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 5

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Irish Kane ; also a variant of Coyne .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen . This was the family name of the first Chief Rabbi of Berlin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth G Kain in household of Thomas D Kain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude Kain in household of Thomas Kain, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Annie Kain, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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