Matilda Ann Cann

23 December 1841–1 March 1914 (Age 72)
Brazil Lake, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Matilda Ann

When Matilda Ann Cann was born on 23 December 1841, in Brazil Lake, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Coleman Cann, was 22 and her mother, Frances Mary Crosby, was 20. She married Joseph Thomas Whitehouse on 13 April 1861, in Deerfield, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901. She died on 1 March 1914, in Ohio, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Deerfield, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thomas Whitehouse
1838–1911
Matilda Ann Cann
1841–1914
Marriage: 13 April 1861
Mary Frances Whitehouse
1861–
Hetta E Winter
1865–1929
Leslie B. Whitehouse
1870–1887
Herman Whitehouse
1873–1874
Estella Matilda Whitehouse
1876–1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1861
Deerfield, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(5)

    Mary Frances Whitehouse

    Female1861–Female

    Female1865–1929Female

    Leslie B. Whitehouse

    Male1870–1887Male

    Herman Whitehouse

    Male1873–1874Male

    Female1876–1957Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (3)

1869

Age 28

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1871

Age 30

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 68

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

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)

  • Matilda Whitehouse in household of Joseph Whitehouse, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Matilda in entry for George S Crosby, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Metilda Cann in entry for Hetta E Winter, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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