Julia Ann Shortill


The Life of Julia Ann

Julia Ann Shortill was born in 1836 as the daughter of James Shortill and Mary Duffy. She married John Granan on 4 June 1865, in Saint Marys, York, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Julia Ann Shortill
John Granan
Marriage: 4 June 1865
William Vitos Granan

Spouse & Children

4 June 1865
Saint Marys, York, New Brunswick, Canada


  • William Vitos Granan


Parents & Siblings

  • James Shortill


  • Female1804–Female



Name Meaning

Anglo-Irish: possibly a nickname from Old English scort hals ‘short neck’. The name was taken to Ireland in the 13th century, where it has been Gaelicized as Soirtéil.

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

Sources (3)

  • Julia Shortill in entry for William P Grannan, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • Julia Ann Shortall, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Julia Stentle in entry for William Vitos Granan and Catherine Fleming, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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