Sarah McCann

20 November 1849–8 December 1903 (Age 54)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah McCann was born on 20 November 1849, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Ravenhill McCann, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Shirley Johnston, was 30. She married Swen Lars Swanson on 8 November 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Garden, Rich, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 8 December 1903, in Garden City, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Wamsley
1829–1903
Sarah McCann
1849–1903
Marriage: 1878
John Thomas Wamsley
1879–1960
Wamsley
1880–
Wamsley
1884–
Isaac Hyrum Wamsley
1882–1961
Joseph Hans Wamsley
1885–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1878Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1860
    Age 11
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    1863
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    McAnn
    McCanna
    McCan
    McCant
    McHan
    McGann
    McKanna

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF SARAH McCANN SWANSON STOKES WAMSLEY

    Sarah McCann was born 20 November 1849 in St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri to Thomas Ravenhill and Sarah Shirley Johnston McCann. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints …

    Sources (16)

    • Sarah Mccan in household of Thomas Mccan, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sarah Mccann in entry for Issac Hyrum Wamsley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah Wamsley, "United States Census, 1900"

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