Nellie McCann

Brief Life History of Nellie

When Nellie McCann was born on 8 August 1883, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, John McCann, was 36 and her mother, Martha Ellis, was 30. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Dennis Carroll. She lived in Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 11 November 1969, in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Carroll
Nellie McCann
Laurence Carrol
Louis Carroll
Hazel G. Carroll
John E Carroll
Lillian Mary Carroll
Lois Winnifred Carroll

Sources (13)

  • Nellie Carroll, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie M Carroll, "Maine Death Index, 1960-1996"
  • Nora Mccann in entry for Lillian Carroll, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Malachy, Donovan, Liam, Aidan, Aileen, Brigid, Colum, Conan, Donal, Kiernan, Ronan.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cana ‘son of Cana’, a personal name based on cana ‘wolf cub’.

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

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