Mary Amelia McCan

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

The Life Summary 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
Mary Amelia McCan
Marriage: 16 April 1874
Laurie Effie Smith
Henry Ryan Smith
Bertha Florence Smith
Lena Carrie Smith
Rev. Samuel Patrick Smith
Mamie Bell Smith
Charles Fletcher Smith
Mattie Esther Smith
Mabel Amelia Smith

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World Events (8)

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
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.

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Sources (12)

  • 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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