Murray Hubert Cann

Maleabout 1874–22 March 1948

Brief Life History of Murray Hubert

When Murray Hubert Cann was born about 1874, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Jesse Rice Cann, was 42 and his mother, Harriet Freeman Magray, was 36. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Hazel R Cooper. He lived in Ohio, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 22 March 1948, in Camagüey, Camagüey, Cuba, at the age of 75.

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Murray Hubert Cann
1874–1948
Hazel R Cooper
1884–
Hazelita Kemp Cann
1911–
Melvin Harvey Cann
1914–1963

Sources (8)

  • Munay Cann in household of Jesse R Cann, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Murray Cann, "Florida, Key West Passenger Lists, 1898-1945"
  • Murray Cann, "Canada Census, 1891"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.

1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 4

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

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