Abigail Durkee

about 1815–October 1896 (Age 81)
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Abigail

Abigail Durkee was born about 1815, in Nova Scotia, Canada as the daughter of ?Robert Durkee and ?. She married Josiah Cann on 12 November 1840, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. She lived in Carleton, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1871. She died in October 1896, in South Ohio, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 81, and was buried in South Ohio, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Cann
1819–1891
Abigail Durkee
1815–1896
Marriage: 12 November 1840
Cynthia Ellen Cann
1842–1912
Elizabeth Mary Cann
1845–1910
Frances A Cann
1847–1906
Eliza Anne Cann
1849–1874
Sarah Jane Cann
1852–1864
Harriet Edna Cann
1857–1908
Wealthy Eva Cann
1860–1943
Charles Edwin F Cann
1862–1933
Carrie Jane Cann
1865–1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1840Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (3)

    1823
    Age 8
    Oldest Grave Seen in Memorial List
    1869
    Age 54
    ""
    1871
    Age 56
    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Scottish: perhaps a late pet form in Scotland of Durkin . This surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.History: The name was brought to the Massachusetts Bay Colony by William Durgy, who was born in Ireland c. 1632. He arrived from Barbados on November 9, 1663, as the indentured servant of Thomas Bishop.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Durkin

    Sources (21)

    • Abigail Cann in household of Josiah Cann, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • Abigail in entry for Charles E Cann, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
    • Abigal Cann in entry for Sara J Cann, "Canada, Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"

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