James S Gann

Brief Life History of James S

James S Gann was born on 5 September 1860, in Tennessee, United States. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Lucy Gann. He lived in Union Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 13 July 1933, in Conway, Laclede, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Conway, Laclede, Missouri, United States.

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James S Gann
Lucy Gann
infant Gann
after 1910–after 1910
infant Gann
after 1911–after 1911
Raymond Gann
Marie Gann
William Lawrence Gann
Cecil Gann

Sources (8)

  • James Gann, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James S Gann - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James S Gann
  • James S Gann, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of McGann , from Mag Gana.

German: from the personal name Gano, or, in Austria, a short form of Candidus, a personal name from Latin candidus ‘bright, white, clear, beautiful’ (see Kann ).

German: topographic name for someone who lived near an expanse of scree, Middle High German gant.

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

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