Louisa Gann

23 January 1844–1896 (Age 51)
Soddy-Daisy, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Louisa

When Louisa Gann was born on 23 January 1844, in Soddy-Daisy, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Elias Gann, was 23 and her mother, Mary Sarah Penney, was 16. She married John Hinton in 1860, in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Sumner, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1896, in Webster, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

John Hinton
Louisa Gann
Marriage: 1860
Mary Ellen Hinton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1860Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    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.
    Age 16
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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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    Sources (4)

    • Louisa Hinton in household of John Hinton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Louiza Hinton in household of John Hinton, "United States Census, 1870"

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