William A. Cann

1 January 1829–1901 (Age 72)
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of William A.

When William A. Cann was born on 1 January 1829, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Lyman Corning Cann Sr., was 26 and his mother, Sarah Bain, was 23. He lived in Salmon River, Clare, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1891. He died in 1901, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Corning Cann Sr.
1802–1868
Sarah Bain
1805–1851
Lyman Cann III
1825–1888
Hugh Dane Cann
1827–1901
William A. Cann
1829–1901
Sarah Jane Cann
1832–1833
Sarah Jane Cann
1833–1890
Adaline Cann
1835–1896
Cecelia Cann
1838–1872
Harriet K. Cann
1841–1910
Angus W Cann
1844–1883
George Bain Cann
1846–1865
Henry Allen Cann
1850–1859

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World Events (2)

1869
Age 40
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1871
Age 42
British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Cann, a place in Dorset, named from Old English canna ‘can, cup’, used in the transferred sense of a deep valley, or a topographic name from the same word used elsewhere in southwestern England. Alternatively, from Middle English canne ‘can, vessel’, perhaps a metonymic occupational name denoting a maker of vessels for holding liquids.Irish: shortened form of McCann .Americanized form of German Kann and Kahn .

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

Possible Related Names

McCann

Sources (2)

  • William A Cann, "Canada Census, 1891"
  • William A. Cann, "Find A Grave Index"

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