Isabella Ann Geary

25 July 1835–23 January 1922 (Age 86)
Osbornes Mills, Roane, Virginia, United States

The Life of Isabella Ann

When Isabella Ann Geary was born on 25 July 1835, in Osbornes Mills, Roane, Virginia, United States, her father, Mathew Geary, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Elmira Mary Ashley, was 28. She married Dr. Patrick Henry McCan on 10 May 1851, in Kanawha, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Geary Magisterial District, Roane, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Edison, Furnas, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 23 January 1922, in Sterling, Rice, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Edison Cemetery, Edison, Furnas, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Patrick Henry McCan
1822–1906
Isabella Ann Geary
1835–1922
Marriage: 10 May 1851
Patrick H. McCan
1851–1851
Mary Amelia McCan
1852–1930
Richard Locke Brooks McCan
1854–1905
Esther Elizabeth McCan
1857–1887
Martha Ellen McCan
1858–1946
Evangeline Caroline McCan
1859–1874
Jessie Drusilla McCan
1861–1896
Ambrose Everett Burnsides McCann
1863–1946
Sherman Geary McCan
1866–1952
Bert Howard McCan
1867–1957
Patrick Henry McCan
1869–1870
Frank Carrico McCan
1871–1940
Ella C. McCan
1873–1873
Shelby Ryan McCann
1873–1955
Addie Belle McCan
1875–1961
Charles Wesley McCann
1876–1959
Benjamin West McCann
1880–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 May 1851
Kanawha, Virginia, United States
children

(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

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 25

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gadhra ‘descendant of Gadhra’ ( see O’Gara ). See also McGeary .2 English: from a personal name derived from Germanic gēr, gār ‘spear’, a short form of any of various compound names with this as a first element ( see, for example Garrett ).3 English: nickname for a wayward or capricious person, from Middle English ge(a)ry ‘fickle’, ‘changeable’, ‘passionate’ (a derivative of gere ‘fit of passion’, apparently a Scandinavian borrowing).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isibell A Mc Can in household of William Mc Kinstry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isabella A Mccan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esabelle A Mecan in household of Patrick Mecan, "United States Census, 1900"

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