Louisa Gann

about 1844–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Gann was born about 1844, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Gann, was 28 and her mother, Mary Sarah Penney, was 17. She married John Hinton in 1860, in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Red Bank, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1860.

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John Hinton
Louisa Gann
Marriage: 1860
Mary E. Hinton

Spouse and Children

Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



    John Isom Gann


    Anderson Gann


    John Henry Gann



    Margaret Gann


+11 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 2

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

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

1 Irish: reduced form of McGann .2 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 ).3 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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  • Luiza Gann in household of James Gann, "United States Census, 1850"

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