Mary Amelia McCan

9 August 1852–29 August 1930 (Age 78)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Amelia

When Mary Amelia McCan was born on 9 August 1852, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Dr. Patrick Henry McCan, was 29 and her mother, Isabella Ann Geary, was 17. She married William Albison Smith on 16 April 1874, in Roane, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Eckley, Yuma, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Yuma, Yuma, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 29 August 1930, in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Edison Cemetery, Edison, Furnas, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Albison Smith
1853–1920
Mary Amelia McCan
1852–1930
Marriage: 16 April 1874
Laurie Effie Smith
1875–1967
Henry Ryan Smith
1877–1937
Bertha Florence Smith
1879–1901
Lena Carrie Smith
1881–1971
Rev. Samuel Patrick Smith
1882–1924
Mamie Bell Smith
1886–1971
Charles Fletcher Smith
1888–1981
Mattie Esther Smith
1891–1970
Mabel Amelia Smith
1893–1982

Spouse and Children

    William Albison Smith

    Male1853–1920Male

    Female1852–1930Female

MARRIAGE
16 April 1874
Roane, West Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Female1875–1967Female

    Henry Ryan Smith

    Male1877–1937Male

    Bertha Florence Smith

    Female1879–1901Female

    Female1881–1971Female

    Rev. Samuel Patrick Smith

    Male1882–1924Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

    Patrick H. McCan

    Male1851–1851Male

    Female1852–1930Female

    Richard Locke Brooks McCan

    Male1854–1905Male

    Esther Elizabeth McCan

    Female1857–1887Female

    Martha Ellen McCan

    Female1858–1946Female

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1859

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1859: Nebraska Territory, United States; 1861: Colorado Territory, United States; 1861: Boulder, Colorado Territory, United States; 1876: Boulder, Colorado, United States
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of McCann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Amelia Mc Can in household of William Mc Kinstry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Smith in household of William A Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary A Smith in household of William A Smith, "United States Census, 1910"

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