Daniel L. Gann

1777–17 March 1860 (Age 83)
Johnson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Daniel L.

When Daniel L. Gann was born in 1777, in Johnson, Missouri, United States, his father, Adam Carter Gann, Sr., was 50 and his mother, Jane Adam, was 45. He married Margaret Peggy Waddell in 1803. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 17 March 1860, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Asbury, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Daniel L. Gann
Margaret Peggy Waddell
Marriage: 1803
Rachel G. Gann
Charles Gann
Alexander Q Gann
James Madison Gann
Abigail Gann
Mary R. Gann
Hester Gann
Martha Jane Gann

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    Margaret Peggy Waddell




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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 19

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McGann .2 German: from the personal name Gano, or, in Austria, a short form of Candidus, a personal name from Latin candidus ‘bright’, ‘white’, ‘clear’, ‘beautiful’ ( see Kann ).3 German: topographic name for someone who lived near an expanse of scree, Middle High German gant.

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

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  • Daniel L. Gann, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Grave of Daniel L. Gann

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