Isabella Josephine Cann

1869–1911 (Age 42)
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Isabella Josephine

When Isabella Josephine Cann was born in 1869, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Angus W Cann, was 25 and her mother, Eliza Adalaide Chipman Cann, was 25. She married Frank Brooks Ellery on 27 October 1904, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salem Ward 2, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. She died on 19 November 1911, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 42.

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Frank Brooks Ellery
Isabella Josephine Cann
Marriage: 27 October 1904
John P Ellery
Ruth Ellery
Josephine Ellery
Richard V. Ellery
Elizabeth Ellery Galloway

Spouse and Children

27 October 1904
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


    John P Ellery


    Ruth Ellery


    Josephine Ellery


    Richard V. Ellery


    Elizabeth Ellery Galloway


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 0

1871 · Derby Wharf Light Built

Age 2

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 12

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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  • Isabella A Ellery in household of Frank B Ellery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Isabella A Ellery in household of Frank B Ellery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Isabella J Cann in household of Eliza A Cann, "United States Census, 1900"

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