Evalina K. Cann

27 November 1866–7 February 1884 (Age 17)
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Evalina K.

When Evalina K. Cann was born on 27 November 1866, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Lyman Cann III, was 40 and her mother, Sarah McLarren Locke, was 40. She died on 7 February 1884, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 17, and was buried in Yarmouth Town, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Lyman Cann III
Sarah McLarren Locke
James Henry Cann
Captain Archibald Evans Cann
Mary Adeline Hunter Cann
Sarah Lillian Locke Cann
Howard Winslow Cann
Evalina K. Cann
Frances Locke Cann

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Age 3


Age 5

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 Reduced form of Irish McCann .2 English: habitational name from Cann, a place in Dorset, named from Old English canna ‘can’, used in the transferred sense of a deep valley, or a topographic name from the same word used elsewhere in southwestern England.3 Americanized spelling of Kann or Kahn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva Cann in household of Lyman Cann, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Eva R Cann in household of Sarah Cann, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Eva K. Cann, "Find A Grave Index"

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