amos, ray gann

October 1937–March 2003 (Age 65)
Mariposa, Satipo, Junín, Peru

The Life of amos ray

When amos, ray gann was born in October 1937, in Mariposa, Satipo, Junín, Peru, his father, Elias Cicero Gann, was 34 and his mother, peggy, marie Saling, was 22. He died in March 2003, in Mariposa, California, United States, at the age of 65.

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Elias Cicero Gann
peggy, marie Saling
amos, ray gann

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    peggy, marie Saling




World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 16

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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Sources (3)

  • Amos Ray Gann, „California, County Marriages, 1850-1952“
  • Amos R Gann, „California, County Marriages, 1850-1952“
  • Amos R Gann, „United States Social Security Death Index“

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