Dr. Patrick Henry McCan

23 December 1822–7 August 1906 (Age 83)
Lewis, Virginia, United States

The Life of Patrick Henry

When Dr. Patrick Henry McCan was born on 23 December 1822, in Lewis, Virginia, United States, his father, Richard McCan, was 25 and his mother, Monica Eleanor Goff, was 22. He married Isabella Ann Geary on 10 May 1851, in Kanawha, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Geary Magisterial District, Roane, Virginia, United States in 1870 and Geary Magisterial District, Roane, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 7 August 1906, in Edison, Furnas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Edison Cemetery, Edison, Furnas, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Patrick Henry McCan
1822–1906
Isabella Ann Geary
1835–1922
Marriage: 10 May 1851
Patrick H. McCan
1851–1851
Mary Amelia McCan
1852–1930
Richard Locke Brooks McCan
1854–1905
Esther Elizabeth McCan
1857–1887
Martha Ellen McCan
1858–1946
Evangeline Caroline McCan
1859–1874
Jessie Drusilla McCan
1861–1896
Ambrose Everett Burnsides McCann
1863–1946
Sherman Geary McCan
1866–1952
Bert Howard McCan
1867–1957
Patrick Henry McCan
1869–1870
Frank Carrico McCan
1871–1940
Ella C. McCan
1873–1873
Shelby Ryan McCann
1873–1955
Addie Belle McCan
1875–1961
Charles Wesley McCann
1876–1959
Benjamin West McCann
1880–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 May 1851
Kanawha, Virginia, United States
children

(17)

    Patrick H. McCan

    Male1851–1851Male

    Female1852–1930Female

    Richard Locke Brooks McCan

    Male1854–1905Male

    Esther Elizabeth McCan

    Female1857–1887Female

    Martha Ellen McCan

    Female1858–1946Female

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1822–1906Male

    Hannah McCann

    Female1823–1867Female

    Elizabeth McCann

    Female1825–1856Female

    Esther Ann McCan

    Female1831–1919Female

    Richard Armstrong McCan

    Male1834–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 2

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 22

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of McCann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Patric Mccann in household of Richard Mccann, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Patrick Mc Can in household of William Mc Kinstry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Patrick Mecan, "United States Census, 1900"

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