George Washington Gann1

#2349, (circa 1785 - 1871)
Last EditedMar 6, 2006
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Ignatius Nathan Gann1 b. bt 1757 - 1759, d. 18 Jul 1839
Mother*Unknown (?)1
Birth*circa 1785 Washington County, Tennessee, USA2 
Marriage*say 1810 Tennessee, USA; Principal=Polly Massengill2 
Death*1871 Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA2 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000066.html#I0323. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S25] Ancestry.com, Stephen Forester database. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

H. Gann1

#5046, (circa 1833 - )
Last EditedJan 30, 2006
Birth*circa 1833 Alabama, USA1 
Marriage* Principal=Jane (?)1 
Census*1 August 1870 Marion County, Alabama, USA; "H. Gann", HH #593, age 37, male, farmer, real estate $100, personal estate $100, born AL, cannot write. Living close to Alvin Franks. Living with him:
Jane Gann, age 36, female, keeping house, cannot write, born AL.
John Gann, age 14, farmer, cannot read or write, born AL.
Sarah Gann, age 12, female, cannot read or werite, born AL.
Jane Gann, age 9, born AL.
Benj. Gann, age 6, born AL.
Thos. Gann, age 3, born AL.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1870, Resident=Jane (?), Resident=John Gann, Resident=Sarah Gann, Resident=Jane Gann, Resident=Benjamin Gann, Resident=Thomas Gann1 

Family

Jane (?) b. c 1834
Children

Citations

  1. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co., Western District, p. 80. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.

Hannah Gann1

#188
Last EditedMar 8, 2002
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Adam Gann Sr.1 b. c 1727, d. 6 Aug 1812
Mother*Christen (?)2 d. a 1812
Birth* Tennessee, USA1 
Married Name19 March 1817 Nelson3 
Marriage*19 March 1817 Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Moses Nelson3 

Citations

  1. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:M19G-7R, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  2. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/agann.html. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  3. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://members.aol.com/gannfamily/adamsr.html His information is from the Gann Historical Society.

Hannah Catherine Gann1,2

#2253, (24 June 1847 - 12 October 1901)
Last EditedJun 5, 2003
Father*James Murray Gann1 b. 1822
Mother*Elizabeth Franks1 b. 1820
Birth*24 June 1847 Alabama, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*28 November 1850 District #14, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Hannah Gann, age 4, born AL, living with parents, James M. and Elizabeth, and 4 siblings.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1850, Witness=James Murray Gann1 
Married Name Archer2 
Marriage* Principal=David F. Archer2 
Death*12 October 1901 Mississippi, USA2 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, District 14, page 293.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  2. [S44] Email Message, Robin Harris [e-mail address], 5 May 2003.

Hannah Clementine Gann1,2

#4794, (1857 - )
Last EditedJul 2, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Thomas Jefferson Gann1 b. c 1819, d. bt 1862 - 1870
Mother*Rachel (?)1 b. c 1823
Birth*1857 Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*4 June 1870 Western District, Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Clementine", white, female, age 12, cannot read or write, born AL, living with mother and 5 siblings.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1870, Witness=Rachel (?)2 

Citations

  1. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Eastern District, Aston's Store, P. 65,
    Image 29 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  2. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion County, Western District, p. 8, Image 8 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.

Henriette A. Gann1

#2677, (1851 - 1934)
Last EditedMay 22, 2002
Birth*1851 1 
Death*1934 1 
Burial*1934 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S69] Betty Burton-Cruber, compiler, Cemetery Markings - Itawamba County, Mississippi (Amory, MS: Amory Advertiser, 1978), p. 243. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Markings of Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Henry Gann1

#2237, (1832 - )
Last EditedFeb 9, 2002
Father*Joshua Gann1 b. 1807
Mother*Margaret (?)1 b. 1812
Birth*1832 Tennessee, USA1 
Cen-Enum*28 November 1850 Beat #6, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Henry Gann, age 18, born TN, living with parents, Joshua and Margaret, and 6 siblings.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18501 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, District 13, Beat 6,page 243.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.

Henry Gann1

#2554, (17 June 1908 - 28 November 1909)
Last EditedApr 4, 2002
Father*W. J. Gann1
Mother*M. A. (?)1 b. 1875, d. 1910
Birth*17 June 1908 1 
Death*28 November 1909 Witness=W. J. Gann, Witness=M. A. (?)1 
Burial*November 1909 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; Gravestone states: "Henry, son of W. J. and M. A. Gann". He is buried beside his mother and another male who is probably his brother.1 

Citations

  1. [S69] Betty Burton-Cruber, compiler, Cemetery Markings - Itawamba County, Mississippi (Amory, MS: Amory Advertiser, 1978), p. 242. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Markings of Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Henry Gann1

#2684, (7 January 1866 - 15 September 1873)
Last EditedMay 22, 2002
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*William Carroll Gann1 b. 5 Nov 1827, d. 18 Apr 1912
Mother*Nancy (?)1 b. 15 Nov 1834, d. 3 Jul 1884
Birth*7 January 1866 1 
Death*15 September 1873 Witness=William Carroll Gann, Witness=Nancy (?)1 
Burial*September 1873 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; Buried in family plot with parents and siblings.1 

Citations

  1. [S69] Betty Burton-Cruber, compiler, Cemetery Markings - Itawamba County, Mississippi (Amory, MS: Amory Advertiser, 1978), p. 244. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Markings of Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Henry N. Gann1

#4796, (1859 - )
Last EditedJul 2, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Thomas Jefferson Gann1 b. c 1819, d. bt 1862 - 1870
Mother*Rachel (?)1 b. c 1823
Birth*1859 Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*4 June 1870 Western District, Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Henry", white, male, age 10, attended school, born AL, living with mother and 5 siblings.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1870, Witness=Rachel (?)2 

Citations

  1. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Eastern District, Aston's Store, P. 65,
    Image 29 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  2. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion County, Western District, p. 8, Image 8 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.

Hester M. Gann1

#2400, (1816 - )
Last EditedMar 8, 2002
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Daniel L. Gann1 b. c 1777
Mother*Margaret Waddell1 b. 1778
Birth*1816 Nolichucky, Washington County, Tennessee, USA1 
Burial* Asbury Methodist Cemetery, Washington County, Tennessee, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=grace&id=I2446. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Hulda E. Gann1

#2145, (1848 - )
Last EditedJan 29, 2002
Birth*1848 Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*18 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Hulda E. Gann, age 2, born AL, living with Samuel and Sarah Gann who may be grandparents. Also with Catherine who may be her sister.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18501 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Beat #5, page 222.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.

Hulda Jane Gann1

#2082, (12 January 1846 - 25 March 1915)
Last EditedJul 1, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Thomas Jefferson Gann1 b. c 1819, d. bt 1862 - 1870
Mother*Rachel (?)1 b. c 1823
Married Name Markham2 
Marriage* Principal=William H. Markham2 
Birth*12 January 1846 Alabama, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*3 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Hulda Jane Gann, age 3, born AL, living with parents, Thomas J. and Rachel, one older brother and three sisters.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1850, Witness=Thomas Jefferson Gann1 
Death*25 March 1915 Marion County, Alabama, USA3 
Burial*March 1915 Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Winfield, Marion County, Alabama, USA2 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Beat #5, page 218.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  2. [S25] Ancestry.com, Submitted by William L. Gann at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:60951&id=I4248423
    His source is cemetery record.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  3. [S25] Ancestry.com, Submitted by William L. Gann at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:60951&id=I4248423

Hulda Jane Gann1,2

#2090, (1810 - )
Last EditedJul 1, 2004
Married Name Franks1,2 
Birth*1810 Tennessee, USA1,2 
Birth-Alt.1811 South Carolina, USA3 
Marriage* Principal=Lemuel Franks1,2 
Cen-Enum*3 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Hulda Franks, age 40, born TN, living with husband and 13 children.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1850, Witness=Lemuel Franks2 
(Witness) Deathbetween 1851 and 1860 Marion County, Alabama, USA; Missing in the 1860 census.; Principal=Lemuel Franks 
Cen-Head*11 July 1860 Aston's Store P. O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Hulda J. Franks", HH No. 425, white, female, age 49, born SC, domestic work, real estate worth $600, personal estate $200, cannot read or write. Living with her are 6 children, she is living next to Smith Gann and his family and David Gann and his family.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1860, Resident=William M. Franks, Resident=Peter F. Franks, Resident=Catherine Franks, Resident=Jeremiah M. Franks, Resident=Samuel H. Franks, Resident=John Franks3 
Cen-Enum11 July 1860 Aston's Store P. O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "William Franks", white, male, age 18, farm laborer, born AL, living with his mother and 5 siblings.; Principal=William M. Franks, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18603 
Cen-Enum11 July 1860 Aston's Store P. O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Katherine Franks", white, female, age 14, born AL, living with her mother and 5 siblings.; Principal=Catherine Franks, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18603 
Cen-Enum11 July 1860 Aston's Store P. O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Peter Franks", white, male, age 16, farm laborer, born AL, living with his mother and 5 siblings.; Principal=Peter F. Franks, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18603 
Cen-Enum11 July 1860 Aston's Store P. O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Samuel Franks", white, male, age 10, born AL, living with his mother and 5 siblings.; Principal=Samuel H. Franks, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18603 
Cen-Enum11 July 1860 Aston's Store P. O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Jeremiah Franks", white, male, age 12, born AL, living with her mother and 5 siblings.; Principal=Jeremiah M. Franks, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18603 
Cen-Enum11 July 1860 Aston's Store P. O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "John Franks", white, male, age 9, born AL, living with his mother and 5 siblings.; Principal=John Franks3 

Family

Lemuel Franks b. 1795, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Marriage* Principal=Lemuel Franks1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jrmartin&id=I1584. Information retrieved 26 Jan 2002.. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Beat #5, page 218.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  3. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Eastern District, Aston's Store, P. 62,
    Image 28 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  4. [S25] Ancestry.com, Posted by Chad D. Baus at
    http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=frankshaus&id=I886.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Ignatius Nathan Gann1

#181, (between 1757 and 1759 - 18 July 1839)
Last EditedJan 31, 2006
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Adam Gann Sr.1 b. c 1727, d. 6 Aug 1812
Mother*Jane (?)1 b. c 1732, d. c 1780
Birth*between 1757 and 1759 Halifax County, Virginia, USA2,3 
Military*circa 1776 NC line in the Revolutionary War3 
Marriage*circa 1777 Virginia, USA; Principal=Unknown (?)4 
Tax List*1778 Washington County, Tennessee, USA2 
Tax List1787 Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Listed with 1 white poll. Also listed in this area were John, Adam, and Clement Gann.5 
Marriage*circa 1791 Principal=Susan (?)6 
Marriage*circa December 1814 Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Mary (Polly) Clark7 
Marriage*24 December 1817 Kingston, Roane County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Sarah Delaney8 
Death*18 July 1839 Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee, USA9 
Burial*July 1839 On family farm, Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee, USA4 

Family 1

Unknown (?)
Marriage*circa 1777 Virginia, USA; Principal=Unknown (?)4 
Children

Family 2

Susan (?)
Marriage*circa 1791 Principal=Susan (?)6 
Children

Family 3

Sarah Delaney b. 1792, d. 9 Apr 1856
Marriage*24 December 1817 Kingston, Roane County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Sarah Delaney8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:M1CX-22, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  2. [S98] East Tennessee Historical Society, compiler, First Families of Tennessee - A Register of Early Settlers and Their Descendants (Nashville: East Tennessee Historical Society, 2000), p. 152. Hereinafter cited as First Families of Tennessee.
  3. [S100] Zella Armstrong, compiler, Twenty-Four Hundred Tennessee Pensioners (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1981), p. 45. Hereinafter cited as 2400 Tennessee Pensioners.
  4. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000066.html#I0323 His source is Gann Historical Society.. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  5. [S99] Silas Lucas, compiler, Early East Tennessee Taxpayers (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1980), p. 210.. Hereinafter cited as Early East Tennessee Taxpayers.
  6. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000066.html#I0323
  7. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000039.html#I1265
  8. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000046.html#I1266
  9. [S111] Virgil D. White, compiler, Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files (Waynesboro, TN: self published, 1991). Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files.
  10. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://jabessite.homestead.com/files/Ancestors/Pedigree_-7.htm
  11. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000072.html#I0307
  12. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000068.html#I0309
  13. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000064.html#I1267
  14. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000064.html#I1268
  15. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000064.html#I1269
  16. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000064.html#I1270
  17. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000064.html#I1271
  18. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000064.html#I1272

Irene Gann1

#2689, (1922 - 1925)
Last EditedMay 22, 2002
Birth*1922 1 
Death*1925 1 
Burial*1925 Stone Cemetery, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; Buried with Dellie Gann.1 

Citations

  1. [S69] Betty Burton-Cruber, compiler, Cemetery Markings - Itawamba County, Mississippi (Amory, MS: Amory Advertiser, 1978), p. 477.. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Markings of Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Isaac Reuben Gann1

#2348, (circa 1783 - 7 August 1846)
Last EditedMar 6, 2006
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Ignatius Nathan Gann b. bt 1757 - 1759, d. 18 Jul 1839
Mother*Unknown (?)
Birth*circa 1783 2 
Marriage*circa 1804 Tennessee, USA; Principal=Anna Clark3 
Death*7 August 1846 Buchanon County, Missouri, USA4 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000066.html#I0323. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, http://gannsociety.org/childrenofignatiousnathangan.htm
  3. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  4. [S25] Ancestry.com, Stephen Forester database. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Isabela Gann1

#4792, (1850 - )
Last EditedJul 2, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Thomas Jefferson Gann1 b. c 1819, d. bt 1862 - 1870
Mother*Rachel (?)1 b. c 1823
Birth*1850 Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Eastern District, Aston's Store, P. 65,
    Image 29 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.

J. C. Gann1

#2982
Last EditedNov 15, 2002
Marriage*20 January 1853 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; Principal=Martha A. Crutchfield2 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, DeSoto County, MS marriage listings 1851-60 at http://www.rootsweb.com. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  2. [S26] Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line, DeSoto cuonty, MS marriage listings 1851-60 at http://www.rootsweb.com/~msdesoto/DeSotoBrides1851_1860AL.html

Jacob Gann1

#2230, (1820 - )
Last EditedFeb 9, 2002
Birth*1820 Tennessee, USA1 
Marriage*circa 1846 Principal=Sarah (?) (?)1 
Cen-Head*27 November 1850 Beat #6, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Jacob Gann, head of HH #86, 30, born TN, farmer, cannot read or write, living with wife and 2 children and 19 yr old Samuel Gann, who may be a brother.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1850, Resident=Sarah (?) (?), Resident=William P. Gann, Resident=Nancy C. Gann, Resident=Samuel Gann1 

Family

Sarah (?) (?) b. 1822
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, District 13, Beat 6.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.

Jacob Gann1

#5402, (circa 1778 - 11 February 1848)
Last EditedOct 8, 2017
Birth*circa 1778 1 
Tax List*1799 Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Jacob Gann appeared on Washington County Tax Lists in 1799, 1801, 1806, 1817, and 1821.1 
Marriage*circa 1800 White County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Susannah Myers1 
Death*11 February 1848 White County, Illinois, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S211] William R. Gann, "Who Was Jacob Gann", The Gann Gazette Spring 2016 , Volume 21, No. 1. Hereinafter cited as "Who Was Jacob Gann."

James Gann1

#3825
Last EditedApr 20, 2003
Marriage*19 July 1872 Franklin County, Tennessee, USA; Married by J. F. Syler, J.P.; Principal=Sarah E. Bell (?)1 

Citations

  1. [S102] Silas Lucas, compiler, 35,000 Tennessee Marriage Records and Bonds 1783-1870 (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1981), Vol. 2, p.5. Hereinafter cited as Tennessee Marriage Records and Bonds.

James Gann1

#5115, (circa 1873 - )
Last EditedFeb 4, 2006
Father*Joshua W. Gann1 b. 1850, d. 1925
Mother*Louisa (?)1 b. 26 Aug 1835, d. 5 Jun 1918
Birth*circa 1873 Alabama, USA1 
Census21 June 1880 Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Joshua Gann", HH #139, age 28, married, farming, born AL,parents born TN. Living with him:
Louisa, age 41, wife, housekeeping, born GA, parents born Ga.
Mary L., age 17, daughter, born AL, father born AL, mother born GA. (based on her age, this would have to be the stepdaughter of Joshua).
James, son, age 7, born AL, father born AL, mother born GA.; Principal=Joshua W. Gann, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18801 

Citations

  1. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co., Beat #1 and 12, p. 17. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.

James Gann1

#5118, (circa 1848 - )
Last EditedFeb 4, 2006
Birth*circa 1848 Alabama, USA1 
Marriage*say 1872 Principal=Nancy J. (?)1 
Census*12 June 1880 Marion County, Alabama, USA; "James Gann", HH #91, age 32, married, farming, born AL, parents born TN. Living next to Lemuel Gann (brother?)
Living with him:
Nancy J., age 28, wife, housekeeping, born AL, father born TN, mother born AL.
Thomas M., age 6, born AL, parents born AL.
Mary S., age 3, born AL, parents born AL.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1880, Resident=Nancy J. (?), Resident=Thomas M. Gann1 

Family

Nancy J. (?) b. c 1852
Child

Citations

  1. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co., Beat #1 and 12, p. 12. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.

James Albert Gann1

#2546, (25 August 1878 - 8 December 1940)
Last EditedApr 4, 2002
Birth*25 August 1878 1 
Marriage* Principal=Josephine (?)2 
(Witness) Death2 April 1900 Principal=Otto Gann2 
(Witness) Death23 January 1919 Principal=James Troy Gann1 
Death*8 December 1940 1 
Burial*December 1940 Keys Cemetery, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; James is buried with his wife and two sons.1 

Family

Josephine (?) b. 28 Sep 1885, d. 15 Jul 1966
Children

Citations

  1. [S69] Betty Burton-Cruber, compiler, Cemetery Markings - Itawamba County, Mississippi (Amory, MS: Amory Advertiser, 1978), p. 152. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Markings of Itawamba County, Mississippi.
  2. [S69] Betty Burton-Cruber, Cemetery Markings of Itawamba County, Mississippi, p. 153.

James Albert Gann1

#3291, (25 August 1878 - 8 September 1840)
Last EditedFeb 16, 2003
Death*8 September 1840 Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA1 
Birth*25 August 1878 Tennessee, USA1 
Marriage*28 December 1898 Itawamba County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Josephine Franks1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Posted by Chad D. Baus at
    http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=frankshaus&id=I886.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

James B. Gann1,2

#2324, (4 September 1812 - after 1870)
Last EditedFeb 4, 2006
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*William Gann1,2 b. bt 1788 - 1789, d. bt 1861 - 1870
Mother*Clarissa (?)1,2 b. bt 1791 - 1800
Birth*4 September 1812 Tennessee, USA3,2 
Marriage*say 1839 Principal=Rilla (?)4 
Cen-Head*1840 Marion County, Alabama, USA; "James B. Gann", living close to Elijah and Lemuel Franks and several of the Gann family - Sam, W., Lemuel, and Peter. Listed with:
Males: Females:
10 - 14: 3 15 - 19: 2
15 - 19: 1 20 - 29: 1
I believe that James' age should have been listed as 20 -29.
; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18405 
Census*29 June 1860 Aston's Store P.O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "James Gann", age 47, farmer, HH # 280, real estate $1000, personal estate $500, born TN, living next to his 2nd cousin, Berry Gann. Living in his house:
Rilla Gann, age 49, domestic, born TN, cannot read or write.
Nancy , age 21, domestic, born AL.
Elizabeth, age 19, domestic, born AL.
Joshua, age 18, farmer, born AL, attended school.
Peter, age 16, farmer, born AL, attended school.
Clerry, female, age 14, born AL, attended school.
Lemuel, age 10, born AL, attended school.
Melvina, age 4, born AL.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1860, Resident=Rilla (?), Resident=Nancy Gann, Resident=Joshua Gann, Resident=Peter Gann, Resident=Clary S. Gann, Resident=Lemuel L. Gann, Resident=Melvina K. Gann, Resident=Elizabeth Gann4 
Census*29 July 1870 Pikeville, Marion County, Alabama, USA; "J. B. Gann", age 55, farmer, HH # 577, real estate $400, personal estate $150, born AL, living close to his several Franks. Living in his house:
Rilla Gann, age 54, keeping house, born AL, cannot read or write.
Elizabeth, age 28, keeping house, born AL, cannot write.
Clary, female, age 23, born AL, cannot write.
Lemuel, age 21, farmer, born AL.
Melvina, age 14, born AL.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1870, Resident=Rilla (?), Resident=Elizabeth Gann, Resident=Clary S. Gann, Resident=Lemuel L. Gann, Resident=Melvina K. Gann6 
Death*after 1870 Marion County, Alabama, USA1,2 

Family

Rilla (?) b. c 1811
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mamameen2002&id=I0997. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S27] U.S. Census 1830, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, pages 431-432.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1830.
  3. [S25] Ancestry.com, Database of "Kay" freesearcher @comcast.net.
  4. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co, Eastern District, p. 42. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  5. [S13] U.S. Census 1840, AL, Marion County, p. 21, Image 21 at www.ancestry.com.
  6. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co., Western District, p. 78-79.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.
  7. [S33] U.S. Census 1900, ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co, Rye.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1900.

James Frederick Gann1

#2682, (6 May 1855 - 13 March 1858)
Last EditedMay 22, 2002
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*William Carroll Gann1 b. 5 Nov 1827, d. 18 Apr 1912
Mother*Nancy (?)1 b. 15 Nov 1834, d. 3 Jul 1884
Birth*6 May 1855 1 
Death*13 March 1858 Witness=William Carroll Gann, Witness=Nancy (?)1 
Burial*March 1858 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; Buried in family plot with parents and siblings.1 

Citations

  1. [S69] Betty Burton-Cruber, compiler, Cemetery Markings - Itawamba County, Mississippi (Amory, MS: Amory Advertiser, 1978), p. 244. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Markings of Itawamba County, Mississippi.

James K. Polk Gann1

#2133, (25 January 1843 - )
Last EditedMar 10, 2002
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Smith Woodson Gann1 b. 1814, d. 1897
Mother*Rebecca (?)1 b. 1818
Birth*25 January 1843 Alabama, USA; 1850 census puts his birthdate in 1845.2,1 
Cen-Enum*18 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; James K. P. Gann, age 5, born AL, living with parents, Smith and Rebeca, and 4 siblings (assumed relationships).; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18501 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Beat #5, page 221.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  2. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:a28367&id=I14768. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.

James M. Gann1

#166, (31 May 1836 - 23 January 1904)
Last EditedNov 23, 2002
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*John W. "Jack" Gann1 b. bt 1795 - 1800, d. bt 1845 - 1850
Mother*Mourning P. Franks1 b. 1795
Birth*31 May 1836 Alabama, USA; 1850 census would put his birthdate as 1838.2,3,1 
Cen-Enum*24 October 1850 Southern District, DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "James Gann", 12, male, born in AL, attended school. Living with mother and 5 siblings (assumed relationships).; Principal=MS Desoto Co Census 1850, Witness=Mourning P. Franks3 
Marriage*8 December 1859 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; Principal=Eliza J. Wood4 
Cen-Head*1860 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "James Gann", HH #313, age 23, overseer, born AL. Living with Eliza (assumed wife) and close to mother and brothers.; Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 1860, Resident=Eliza J. Wood2 
Cen-Enum1860 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "Eliza Gann", white, female, age 24, born AL. Living with James Gann (assumed husband).; Principal=Eliza J. Wood, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18602 
Cen-Head*27 June 1870 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "James Gann", hh #119, age 34, white, male, farmer, $1600 real estate, $1000 personal estate, born AL. Living with Eliza Gann and four children.; Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 1870, Resident=Eliza J. Wood, Resident=Mary C. Gann, Resident=Margaret A. Gann, Resident=Joshua Gann, Resident=Thomas A. Gann5 
Cen-Enum27 June 1870 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "Eliza Gann", age 35, female, keeping house, born AL, cannot read or write, living with James Gann and 4 children.; Principal=Eliza J. Wood, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18705 
Cen-Enum27 June 1870 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "Mary C. Gann", age 10, female, born MS, attended school. Living with James and Eliza Gann and three other children.; Principal=Mary C. Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18705 
Cen-Enum27 June 1870 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "Margaret Gann", age 8, female, born MS, attended school. Living with James and Eliza Gann and three other children.; Principal=Margaret A. Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18705 
Cen-Enum27 June 1870 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "Joshua Gann", age 6, male, born MS. Living with James and Eliza Gann and three other children.; Principal=Joshua Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18705 
Cen-Enum27 June 1870 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "Thomas Gann", age 3, male, born MS. Living with James and Eliza Gann and three other children.; Principal=Thomas A. Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18705 
Cen-Enum16 June 1880 Tate County, Georgia, USA; "Morning Gann", female, age 85, grandmother, widowed, at home, born TN, parents born TN. Living with granddaughter, Mary C. Gann Chambers, and next to son James Gann.; Principal=Mourning P. Franks, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18806 
Cen-Head*16 June 1880 Tate County, Mississippi, USA; "James M. Gann", HH #379, white, male, age 44, married, farmer. Born AL, father AL, mother TN. Living with Eliza, wife and 4 children. Living next door is his mother, who is living with his daughter's family.; Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 1880, Resident=Eliza J. Wood, Resident=Margaret A. Gann, Resident=Thomas A. Gann, Resident=Sam B. Gann, Resident=John W. Gann6 
Cen-Enum16 June 1880 Tate County, Mississippi, USA; "Eliza J. Gann", female, age 44, wife of James M. Gann, keeping house, born AL, parents born AL. Living with James and 4 children.; Principal=Eliza J. Wood, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18806 
Cen-Enum16 June 1880 Tate County, Georgia, USA; "M.C. Chambers", age 19, female, wife of J. M. Chambers, keping house, born MS, parents born AL. Living with them is her grandmother, Mourning Gann, and they are living beside her parents, James and Eliza Gann.; Principal=Mary C. Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18806 
Cen-Enum16 June 1880 Tate County, Mississippi, USA; "Mag A. Gann", female, age 18, daughter of James Gann, single, born MS, parents born AL. Living with James and Eliza and 3 siblings.; Principal=Margaret A. Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18806 
Cen-Enum16 June 1880 Tate County, Mississippi, USA; "?. A. Gann", male, age 13, son of James Gann, born MS, parents AL. Living with James and Eliza Gann and 3 siblings. (Am assuming this is Thomas as the age is correct, first letter of first name is not clear.); Principal=Thomas A. Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18806 
Cen-Enum16 June 1880 Tate County, Mississippi, USA; "Sam B. Gann", male, age 9, son of James Gann, single, born MS, parents born AL. Living with James and Eliza and 3 siblings.; Principal=Sam B. Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18806 
Cen-Enum16 June 1880 Tate County, Mississippi, USA; "John W. Gann", male, age 5, son of James Gann, single, born MS, parents born AL. Living with James and Eliza and 3 siblings.; Principal=John W. Gann, Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 18806 
Death*23 January 1904 Strayhorn, Tate County, Mississippi, USA1 

Family

Eliza J. Wood b. 1835
Marriage*8 December 1859 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; Principal=Eliza J. Wood4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:M1HO-2L, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  2. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, Mississippi, DeSoto County, Senatobia P.O., p. 41. Image #41 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  3. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Mississippi, Desoto County, Southern District, p. 354B
    Ancestry Image #84 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  4. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, DeSoto County, MS marriage listings 1851-60 at http://www.rootsweb.com/~msdesoto/DeSotoBrides1851_1860AL.html. Hereinafter cited as Transcribed and Compiled Records On Line.
  5. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, Mississippi, DeSoto County, Arkabutla P.O., Town 5, Range 9, p. 372AB Image #747 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.
  6. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, Mississippi, Tate County, Enumeration District 181 p. 188A-B Image #41-2 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.