Frederick Victor Cann

Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Frederick Victor

When Frederick Victor Cann was born in 1867, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Angus W Cann, was 23 and his mother, Eliza Adalaide Chipman Cann, was 23. He lived in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900.

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Angus W Cann
Eliza Adalaide Chipman Cann
Frederick Victor Cann
Isabella Josephine Cann
Florence Estella Temple Cann

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1871 · Derby Wharf Light Built

Age 4

The Derby Wharf Light was one the twin lighthouses that stood at either end of the Derby Wharf. It were used mainly to help pick up interest in the area. In 1914, when a major fire broke out in Salem flames burned the lighthouse to the ground. It was then rebuilt and later turned over to the National Park Services.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Frederick V Cann in household of Eliza A Cann, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fredric Cann in household of Angus Cann, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • F V Cann in entry for Eliza Adelaide Cann, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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