A. N. Gann1

#2674, (27 January 1845 - 27 July 1886)
Last EditedMay 22, 2002
Birth*27 January 1845 1 
Burial*July 1886 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; From the book's listings, it appears he is buried next to E.B. Gann and L.F. Gann.1 
Death*27 July 1886 USA1 

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.

Abigail Gann1

#2403, (1819 - )
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*1819 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.

Abraham Gann1

#2393, (circa 1806 - )
Last EditedMar 8, 2002
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Adam C. Gann1 b. 1769, d. a 1836
Mother*Rosina Broyles1 b. 23 Oct 1770, d. a 1813
Birth*circa 1806 1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tazhub2&id=I490. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Adam C. Gann1,2

#184, (1769 - after 1836)
Last EditedFeb 9, 2016
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Adam Gann Sr.2 b. c 1727, d. 6 Aug 1812
Mother*Jane (?)2 b. c 1732, d. c 1780
Birth*1769 Frederick County, Virginia, USA; Virginia birth likely, Frederick County less sure1,3 
Marriage*22 June 1789 Principal=Rosina Broyles1 
Death*after 1836 no records of Adam Gann found after an 1836 land sale in McMinn County, Tennessee1,2 

Family

Rosina Broyles b. 23 Oct 1770, d. a 1813
Children

Citations

  1. [S204] Gann Historical Society & Library Inc, "Adam C. Gann, a Brief Biographical Sketch", The Gann Gazette Volume 20, No. 4, Winter 2016. Hereinafter cited as "Adam C. Gann, a Brief Biographical Sketch."
  2. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:M19G-48, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  3. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tazhub2&id=I490. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Adam Carter Gann1

#2390, (circa 1802 - )
Last EditedMar 8, 2002
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Adam C. Gann1 b. 1769, d. a 1836
Mother*Rosina Broyles1 b. 23 Oct 1770, d. a 1813
Birth*circa 1802 1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tazhub2&id=I490. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Adam Gann Sr.1,2,3

#169, (circa 1727 - 6 August 1812)
Last EditedFeb 9, 2016
Relationship4th great-grandfather of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Descendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Samuel Gann1,4 b. c 1703, d. 1762
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1,5 b. s 1707, d. a 1762
Birth*circa 1727 Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, USA; this is allegedly the birth place but needs confirmation6 
Marriage*1756 Virginia, USA; web genealogies list variously Sarah Jane Bryson or Jane Adams as first wife of Adam Gann, but Gann Historical Society article (cited) identifies her as Jane, surname unknown; Principal=Jane (?)1,7 
Land*1776 Halifax County, Virginia, USA; from Charles Mulholland of Orange County, North Carolina.8 
Land*8 September 1778 Antrim Parish, Halifax County, Virginia, USA; to Sims by deed.; Principal=Jane (?)9 
Marriage* Principal=Christen (?)10 
Tax List*1781 Washington County, Tennessee, USA11 
Tax List1787 Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Listed with 100 acres. Also listed in this area were John, Clement, and Nathan Gann.12 
Land Grant*18 May 1789 Washington County, Tennessee, USA; It consisted of 200 acres on the west side of Steep and Spur Nob joining Camp Creek.13 
Will*8 March 1812 Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA; Last Will and Testament, Adam Gann, dated 8 March 1812:

Blessed be God attest this my last will and testament finding myself in a great indisposion of body but in my rite reasons and in my perfect senses first of all committing my body to the yearth and my soul to God who gave it I think proper to fix my afares leaving Adam Gann and Nathan Gann my executors of my estate first of all I leave unto my beloved wife Christan Gann all my estate consisting of one negro in the hands of my son Dam (probably Dan for Daniel) Gan and all my horses all my cattle sheep and hogs and household furniture to remain in the hands of my wife Christen Gan during her natural life or widowhood and then to be divided equally amonsts my three children Peggy Gan Hannah Gan Samuel Gan unto all my sons and daughters begottn by my first wife I leave one doler to each of them as witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal.

Adam (his X mark) Gann

Test George McGuer, Test Joseph McArter

(Recorded in Will Book No. 2, Page No. 18, Jefferson County, Tennessee)
(Spellings are as used in the original handwritten document.)10 
Death*6 August 1812 Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA3 
Burial*August 1812 Gann Cemetery, Washington County, Tennessee, USA3,14 

Family 1

Jane (?) b. c 1732, d. c 1780
Marriage*1756 Virginia, USA; web genealogies list variously Sarah Jane Bryson or Jane Adams as first wife of Adam Gann, but Gann Historical Society article (cited) identifies her as Jane, surname unknown; Principal=Jane (?)1,7 
Children

Family 2

Christen (?) d. a 1812
Marriage* Principal=Christen (?)10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S204] Gann Historical Society & Library Inc, "Adam C. Gann, a Brief Biographical Sketch", The Gann Gazette Volume 20, No. 4, Winter 2016. Hereinafter cited as "Adam C. Gann, a Brief Biographical Sketch."
  2. [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 Genealogy Website.
  3. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:m1GJ-SH, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  4. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M1DT-GS.
  5. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M1DT-HO.
  6. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1920424&id=I07783. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  7. [S26] Genealogy Website, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000064.html#I0323 His source is Gann Historical Society.
  8. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tazhub2&id=I491. His information from NC Land Deeds, Vol. 10, p. 191.
  9. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tazhub2&id=I491. His information from NC Land Deeds, Vol. 11, p. 394.
  10. [S26] Genealogy Website, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/agann.html
  11. [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. 153. Hereinafter cited as First Families of Tennessee.
  12. [S99] Silas Lucas, compiler, Early East Tennessee Taxpayers (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1980), p. 210.. Hereinafter cited as Early East Tennessee Taxpayers.
  13. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tazhub2&id=I491. His information from NC Land Deeds, Vol. 4, Washington Co, Tn, Deeds, page 190. LDS film #447,267.
  14. [S156] Find a Grave, data provided by Blanche Keating Collie, Sept 16, 2013. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  15. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M1CX-22.
  16. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:TQSM-0G.
  17. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M1BV-7J.
  18. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M19G-48.
  19. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:TQSL-ZB.
  20. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M19G-5F.
  21. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M19G-7R.
  22. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M19G-6L.

Alexander Lee Gann1

#2843, (6 July 1883 - 16 April 1958)
Last EditedOct 13, 2002
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Enoch Thomas Gann1 b. 12 Aug 1856, d. 3 Feb 1925
Mother*Ruthie Angeline Parsons1
Birth*6 July 1883 Holland, White County, Arkansas, USA1 
Marriage*17 June 1906 Land Office, Atoka, Indian Territory, Oklahoma, USA; Principal=Pearl Carrie Brown2 
Death*16 April 1958 Modesto, Stanislaus County, California, USA1 

Family

Pearl Carrie Brown
Child

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://www.edenfield.org/dbase/dbase13/abv00047.htm#1
    Posted by John L. Gann <e-mail address>. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  2. [S26] Genealogy Website, Posting by Rubie Gann Golart at the "Migrations" website
    http://www.migrations.org/individual.php3?record=4263

Alexander Q. Gann1

#2396, (1812 - )
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*1812 Washington County, Tennessee, USA1 
Marriage*18 October 1832 Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Nancy Campbell1 

Citations

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

Alice Gann1

#3004, (1858 - )
Last EditedNov 23, 2002
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Jesse C. Gann1 b. 1832, d. bt 1863 - 1870
Mother*Martha Angelina Crutchfield1 b. 1835
Birth*1858 Mississippi, USA1 
Cen-Enum*22 June 1870 DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA; "Alice Gann", female, age 12, born MS. Living with M. A. Gann (assumed mother) and three other children.; Principal=MS DeSoto Co Census 1870, Witness=Martha Angelina Crutchfield1 

Citations

  1. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, Mississippi, DeSoto County, Arkabutla P.O., Town 6, Range 9, p. 412B. Image #830 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.

Allie D. Gann1

#4095, (31 August 1857 - 17 November 1922)
Last EditedJun 5, 2003
Father*James Murray Gann1 b. 1822
Mother*Elizabeth Franks1 b. 1820
Birth*31 August 1857 Alabama, USA1 
Married Name Calhoun1 
Marriage* Principal=James Calhoun1 
Death*17 November 1922 1 

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, Robin Harris [e-mail address], 5 May 2003.

Ambrose Gann1

#2158, (1846 - )
Last EditedJan 30, 2002
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*John Gann1 b. 1811
Mother*Katey C. (?)1 b. 1812
Birth*1846 Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*27 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Ambrose Gann, male, age 4, born AL, living with parents, John and Katey, and 7 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 225.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.

Amelia C. Gann1

#2081, (1843 - )
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
Name Variation Permelia C. Gann2 
Birth*1843 Alabama, USA2 
Cen-Enum*3 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Amelia C. Gann, age 5, 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 

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. [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.

Anderson Gann1

#2242, (1844 - )
Last EditedFeb 9, 2002
Father*Joshua Gann1 b. 1807
Mother*Margaret (?)1 b. 1812
Birth*1844 Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*28 November 1850 Beat #6, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Anderson Gann, age 6, born AL, 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.

Andrew Gann1

#1654, (circa 1830 - )
Last EditedDec 16, 2001
Birth*circa 1830 1 
Marriage*circa 1850 Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; Principal=Clara J. Franks1 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Itawamba County, MS Marriage Book 4, page 229. Posted at http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~robfra/statecen.html. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.

Andrew Gann1

#2118, (1834 - )
Last EditedFeb 23, 2002
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Robert Gann1 b. bt 1797 - 1800
Birth*1834 Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*9 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Andrew Gann, 16, born AL, living with Robert and Mary (assumed parents, although Mary is most likely stepmother) and 9 children.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18501 

Citations

  1. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Beat #5, page 220.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.

Ann Gann1

#2383, (between 1701 and 1794 - )
Last EditedFeb 13, 2005
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Adam C. Gann1 b. 1769, d. a 1836
Mother*Rosina Broyles1 b. 23 Oct 1770, d. a 1813
Birth*between 1701 and 1794 1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=tazhub2&id=I490. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Anna Jane Gann1

#2363, (22 November 1818 - 12 July 1891)
Last EditedAug 7, 2007
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*Sarah Delaney1 b. 1792, d. 9 Apr 1856
Birth*22 November 1818 1 
Married Name28 December 1837 Whistler2 
Marriage*28 December 1837 Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Elias Whistler2 
Death*12 July 1891 Como, Hopkins County, Texas, USA3 

Family

Elias Whistler b. s 1810
Child

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000064.html#I1267. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  2. [S25] Ancestry.com, Database of George Downing, Feb. 2006.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  3. [S25] Ancestry.com, Stephen Forester Dababase.
  4. [S44] Email Message, From Billy Whistler e-mail address)to Pat Balkcom, 7/18/07. Billy is a Gann descendant through Ignatious Nathan Gann.

Anne Jane Gann1

#2350, (circa 1784 - circa 1847)
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 1784 2 
Married Name10 November 1805 Brumley2 
Marriage*10 November 1805 Tennessee, USA; Principal=David Brumley2 
Death*circa 1847 Washington County, Tennessee, USA3 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://freeweb.pdq.net/jrmartin/g0000066.html#I0323 . Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  2. [S26] Genealogy Website, http://gannsociety.org/childrenofignatiousnathangan.htm
  3. [S25] Ancestry.com, Stephen Forester database. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Annie Gann1

#2686, (19 June 1893 - 23 January 1950)
Last EditedMay 22, 2002
Birth*19 June 1893 1 
Death*23 January 1950 1 
Burial*January 1950 Oak Grove Cemetery, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; Annie is buried with Robert Gann (b. 15 August 1880) so this may be her husband.1 

Citations

  1. [S69] Betty Burton-Cruber, compiler, Cemetery Markings - Itawamba County, Mississippi (Amory, MS: Amory Advertiser, 1978), p. 336.. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Markings of Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Anthony Smith Gann1,2

#2143, (1833 - 12 June 1865)
Last EditedJan 29, 2002
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Samuel Brooks Gann1,2 b. 1784, d. c 1860
Mother*Sarah White1,2 b. 1784
Birth*1833 Tennessee, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*18 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Smith Gann 4th, age 17, born TN, cannot read or write. Living with parents, Samuel and Sarah, and sister (assumed relationships) and two younger children, relationship unknown.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18502 
Death*12 June 1865 Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA; Anthony Smith Gann IV, a Confederate soldier, died at the end of the Civil War after walking home through the rain with the measles1,2 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~chey/670.htm. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  2. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Beat #5, page 222.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.

Benjamin Gann1

#5051, (circa 1864 - )
Last EditedJan 30, 2006
Father*H. Gann1 b. c 1833
Mother*Jane (?)1 b. c 1834
Birth*circa 1864 Alabama, USA1 
Census1 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=H. Gann, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18701 

Citations

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

Berry Granville Gann1

#5071, (circa 1830 - 9 August 1878)
Last EditedJan 31, 2006
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Nathan Gann1 b. c 1794, d. 24 Mar 1877
Mother*Margaret Priscilla Hall1 b. s 1800
Birth*circa 1830 Georgia, USA1 
Marriage*15 January 1857 Haralson County, Georgia, USA; Principal=Elizabeth Stidham1 
Census*29 June 1860 Aston's Store P.O., Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Berry Gann", age 30, farmer, HH # 279, real estate $500, personal estate $600, born GA, living next to his 2nd cousin, James B. Gann. Living in his house:
Elizabeth Gann, age 20, domestic, born GA, cannot read or write.
Nathan A. Gann, age 3, born AL.
Mary Gann, age 8 months, born AL.; Principal=AL Marion Co Census 1860, Resident=Elizabeth Stidham, Resident=Nathan A. Gann, Resident=Mary Gann2 
Death*9 August 1878 Dye Mound, Montague County, Texas, USA; Witness=Elizabeth Stidham1 
Burial*August 1878 Dye Mound Cemetery, Dye Mound, Montague County, Texas, USA1 

Family

Elizabeth Stidham b. c 1835, d. 26 Mar 1909
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Database of e-mail address, Feb. 2006.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co, Eastern District, p. 42. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.

Carter Gann1

#2378, (between 1800 and 1810 - )
Last EditedMar 6, 2002
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Thomas Gann1 b. 17 Mar 1764, d. bt 1832 - 1836
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1
Birth*between 1800 and 1810 1 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://members.aol.com/gannfamily/adamsr.html His information is from the Gann Historical Society.. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.

Catherine Gann1

#2144, (1843 - )
Last EditedJan 29, 2002
Birth*1843 Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*18 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; Catherine Gann, age 7, born AL, living with Samuel and Sarah Gann who may be grandparents. Also with Hulda E. 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.

Charles Gann1

#2401, (circa 1817 - before 16 March 1860)
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*circa 1817 Washington County, Tennessee, USA1 
Death*before 16 March 1860 1 

Citations

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

Clary S. Gann1

#5083, (February 1847 - )
Last EditedJan 31, 2006
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*James B. Gann1 b. 4 Sep 1812, d. a 1870
Mother*Rilla (?)1 b. c 1811
Birth*February 1847 Alabama, USA1 
Census29 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=James B. Gann, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18602 
Census29 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=James B. Gann, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18703 

Citations

  1. [S33] U.S. Census 1900, ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co, Rye.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1900.
  2. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co, Eastern District, p. 42. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  3. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, AL, Marion Co., Western District, p. 78-79.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.

Clement Gann1

#190, (1733 - )
Last EditedFeb 8, 2016
Relationship4th great-granduncle of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Samuel Gann1 b. c 1703, d. 1762
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1 b. s 1707, d. a 1762
Birth*1733 Frederick County, Virginia, USA; this location is often alleged, need records1 
Tax List*1787 Washington County, Tennessee, USA; Listed with 100 acres and 1 white poll. Also listed in this area were John, Adam, and Nathan Gann.2 
Death* Tennessee, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:M1DT-LH, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  2. [S99] Silas Lucas, compiler, Early East Tennessee Taxpayers (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1980), p. 210.. Hereinafter cited as Early East Tennessee Taxpayers.

Cornelius Gann1

#2372, (circa 1791 - )
Last EditedMar 4, 2002
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*Thomas Gann1 b. 17 Mar 1764, d. bt 1832 - 1836
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1
Birth*circa 1791 1 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://members.aol.com/gannfamily/adamsr.html His information is from the Gann Historical Society.. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.

Cully Gann1

#2683, (27 February 1869 - 15 August 1871)
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*27 February 1869 1 
Death*15 August 1871 Witness=William Carroll Gann, Witness=Nancy (?)1 
Burial*August 1871 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.

Cynthia Gann1

#126, (October 1822 - after 1900)
Last EditedDec 11, 2002
RelationshipGreat-grandmother of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Descendants of Jeremiah Franks and Morning Fisher
Descendants of Nicholas Fisher and Elizabeth Kearse
Descendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Father*John W. "Jack" Gann b. bt 1795 - 1800, d. bt 1845 - 1850; "Franks, John Wesley....Maiden name of Subject's mother was Cyntha Gann, daughter of John Gann, who lived in Ala..."2
Mother*Mourning P. Franks3 b. 1795
Birth*October 1822 White County, Tennessee, USA; May have been Warren County. 1880 Census for son John Wesley states mother was born in MS. Daughter, Elizabeth states mother was born in NC in 1880 census.4,5,1 
Married Name13 March 1838 Franks1 
Marriage*23 March 1838 Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; They were married by Eliba Allen.; Principal=Oliver Franks6 
Census3 November 1850 Beat #5, Marion County, Alabama, USA; "Oliver Franks", head of HH #9, age 31, farmer, real estate 200, born TN, living with wife and 6 children. Also living nearby are other Franks and Gann families;
"Syntha Franks", age 28, born TN, living with husband, Oliver and 6 children, read/write no;
"Mourning E. Franks", age 11, born MS;
"William D. Franks", age 9, born MS;
"John W. Franks", age 5, born AL;
"Fany C. Franks", age 2, born AL;
"Jeremiah T. Franks", age 3, born AL;
"Rachel M. Franks", age 6 months, born AL.; Head of Household=Oliver Franks, Principal=AL Marion Co Census 18507 
Census18 June 1860 Union Township, Fulton County, Arkansas, USA; :Oliver Franks", head of HH#245, age 41, farmer, real estate 500, personal estate 500, born TN, cannot read or write. Living with his wife and 7 children and next door to his brother, Lemuel, and his parents.
"Synthia Franks", age 36, born TN;
"William Franks", age 18, farm laborer, born MS, attended school;
"John Franks", age 16, farm laborer, born MS, attended school;
"Fanny Franks" age 12, born AL;
"Jeremiah Franks", age 14, born AL, attended school;
"Isaac Franks", age 8, born AL;
"Nancy Franks", age 6, born MS;
"Joshua Franks", age 11 months, born MS;
"Robert H.", 5, born in Arkansas.; Head of Household=Oliver Franks, Enumerator=AR Fulton Co Census 18608 
Census29 August 1870 Table Rock Township, Izard County, Arkansas, USA; "Oliver Franks", head of HH# 21, 51 years old, born in Tennessee, farmer, real estate $500, personal property $428, read/write no. Living with his wife and eight children.
"Cyntha", wife of Oliver Franks, age 47, born in Tennessee, keeping house;
"Mornin", 32, born in Mississippi and keeping house. This is interesting as Mourning is also listed in the same census as living with her husband, Robert Guthrie;
"Geramiah", 17, born in Tennessee (??). Working at home;
"Mornin", 18, born in TN (??);
"Lemuel", 18, born in AL, read/write no;
"Nancy E.", 16, born in Mississippi;
"Joshua M.", age 11, born in Arkansas;
"Martha A", 8, born in Arkansas;; Principal=Oliver Franks, Principal=AR Izard Co Census 18709 
Comment*circa 1871 Oliver and Cynthia lost their child, Martha, who was about 10 years old.; Principal=Oliver Franks 
Commentcirca 1876 Oliver and Cynthia lost their child, Joshua, who was about 17 years old.; Principal=Oliver Franks 
Cen-Enum*9 June 1900 Caldwell County, Texas, USA; "Cintha Gann", wife of Oliver, white, female, born Oct. 1822, age 77, married 62 years, born TN, parents NC, cannot read or write English, living with husband and son, William and his wife.; Principal=TX Caldwell Co Census 1900, Witness=William David Franks5 
Census9 June 1900 Caldwell County, Texas, USA; "William Franks", HH # 119, white, male, Sept. 1841, age 58, married 40 years, born MS, parents TN, farmer, 0 months unemployed, cannot read or write English, own farm with a mortgage. Living with wife and parents.; Head of Household=William David Franks, Enumerator=TX Caldwell Co Census 19005 
Death*after 1900 USA; Hope Greco believes Cynthia died in Caldwell Co., Texas, whereas Rosalie Guthrie believes it was Mannsville, Johnston Co. OK where her son Jeremiah Thomas was living.5,1,10 

Family

Oliver Franks b. Jan 1819, d. a 1900
Marriage*23 March 1838 Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; They were married by Eliba Allen.; Principal=Oliver Franks6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:M1HQ-2M, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  2. [S82] Bobbie Jones McLane, compiler, An Index to the Three Volumes, Arkansas 1911 Census of Confederate Veterans
    (n.p.: Arkansas Ancestors, 1988), P. 25. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas 1911 Census of Confederate Veterans.
  3. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), "Church of LDS Ancestral File", Ancestral File, AFN:M1GZ-S9.
  4. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Newburg Township, page 9.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.
  5. [S33] U.S. Census 1900, ancestry.com, Texas, Caldwell County, E. D. #126, Judicial Precinct #7, P. 211B, Image 14 at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1900.
  6. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Itawamba County, MS Marriage Book 1, page 52. Posted at http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~robfra/statecen.html. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  7. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, Alabama, Marion County, Beat #5, page 219.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  8. [S11] U.S. Census 1860, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Fulton County, Union Township, Union Post Office, p. 35.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1860.
  9. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Table Rock Township, page 4.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.
  10. [S44] Email Message, from Hope McCollum Greco at e-mail address to Pat Balkcom 19 Jan 2001.
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  19. [S26] Genealogy Website, http://members.tripod.com/~dickdfox/index-dickdfox.html
    Dick D. Fox's homepage.