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William H. Kane (b. April 01, 1855, d. January 18, 1893)William H. Kane (son of John Victor Kane and Bridget Kerrigan) was born April 01, 1855 in New York, and died January 18, 1893 in 81 Ferris St. Brooklyn, NY2nd floor.He married Anna Maria Carter.
Notes for William H. Kane:
On the 1850 census, the name is spelled Kane. 1860 census has it spelled Keane butthen the 1870-1880 census it is back to being spelled Kane.
The occupations listed for William are:1870 Errand Boy, 1880- Bartender, then eventually he became the owner of the bar at 81 Ferris St.The 1891 and 1892Lain's Brooklyn and Long Island Business directory lists him, but in the 1893 directory, William is no longer listed.Frank is now listed as Liquors, at 81 Ferris St.This was the time that William died.
William and his wife Ann Carter Cain, became ill, then died within three years of each other.Their three young boys, Thomas, William and John were sent to live with and were raised by William's brother Frank and his wife Annie.This is how Frank and Annie got ownership of the bar.
The death certificate lists him as a Saloon Keeper.Father and mother were born in Ireland.He died at 4:00 am, from consumption (now known as Tuberculosis) and a second cause of death is listed but is unreadable.He had the consumption for about 6 months.Certificate is signed by John Harrigan, MD. 401 Clinton St.
More About William H. Kane:
Baptism: April 05, 1855, Visitation Church, Brooklyn, NY; Godparents Lawrence Conroy and Rose Cain.
Died 2: NYS death certificate 1012.
Children of William H. Kane and Anna Maria Carter are:
- Thomas (Carter) Cain, b. July 1885, New York, d. date unknown.
- +William H. (Carter) Cain, b. March 1887, New York, d. date unknown.
- John (Carter) Cain, b. January 1890, New York, d. date unknown.