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flag  George Edward  MCCANN

  (b. 18 October 1865New Gloucester, Maine, USA   d. bet. 1905-1922 )  

George Edward MCCANN was born 18 October 1865 in New Gloucester, Maine, USA. George Edward MCCANN was the child of John Fred MCCANN and Elizabeth BARTOLL

He married  Harriet Julia PEABLES 25 December 1889 in Auburn, Maine, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Harriet Julia PEABLES  was born February 1867 in Auburn, Maine, USA .  She died 20 August 1902 in Auburn, Maine, USA . 

George Edward MCCANN died bet. 1905-1922
Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1786: Shays's Rebellion erupts - Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina take up arms to protest high state taxes and stiff penalties for failure to pay.

NOTE: county attorney at the time of the Jessie Cobb murder

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George Edward MCCANN married flag Harriet Julia PEABLES-- Date: 25 December 1889 Place: Auburn, Maine, USA

flag Julia Peables MCCANN (b.21 November 1895, Auburn, Maine, USA  d. 27 July 1975, Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, USA)

Events During the Lifetime of George Edward MCCANN

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1865 Birth
Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
name: George E....

USA 1867 - January 1 – The Covington–Cincinnati Suspension Bridge opens between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky in the United States, becoming the longest single-span bridge in the world. - January 1, 1867

Invention 1868 - The typewriter is invented (Christopher Latham Sholes, United States)
... In 1867 Mr. C. Latham Sholes, a printer and editor; Mr. Samuel W. Soule, a printer, and Mr....Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1869 - March 4 - Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) becomes 18th President of the United States
In 1868, as Republican candidate for president, Grant was elected over the Democrat, Horatio...Read MORE...

News The Maine Central Railroad, which originally ran from Cumberland to Danville, came to New Gloucester in 1870.

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World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1871 - October 8-10 - Fire Destroys 18,000 Buildings in Chicago

The Chicago Fire - "YOU ARE THERE"
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Chicago ...

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...

Invention 1876 - March 7 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a United States patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent #174,466).
Professor Bell tried his telephone on the telegraph line between Boston and Salem the other day, he ...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion - First Official World's Fair in the United States
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1877 - March 4 - Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) becomes 19th President of the United States
On the night of the 1876 presidential election, Republican candidate Rutherford B. Hayes went to...Read MORE...

Invention 1879 - Incandescent light bulb is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)
Edison still claims that his electric light is a complete success, and says he can now furnish it...Read MORE...

1880 New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine
name: George E. Mccann
residence: New Gloucester, Cumberland,...

U.S. Presidents 1881 - March 4 - James A. Garfield (1831–1881) becomes President of the United States
In 1880, Garfield was elected to the Senate, but instead became the presidential candidate on the...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1881 - September 19 - Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886) becomes President of the United States
In 1880 Arthur was nominated for vice president in the hope of conciliating the followers of Grant...Read MORE...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...

USA 1883 - May 30 - Rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse caused a stampede that kills 12
Details of the Disaster on the Bridge.
Men and Women Crushed and Trampled to...

Invention 1884 - Photographic film is invented (George Eastman, United States)

A certificate was filed yesterday in the county clerk's office showing that the...Read MORE...

Invention 1884 - The first gravity roller coaster amusement ride (LeMarcus A. Thompson, United States)
"1884: The first gravity roller coaster designed and built specifically as an amusement ride opens...Read MORE...

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country. - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland. - August 10, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date. - December 6, 1884

U.S. Presidents 1885 - March 4 - Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) becomes 22nd President of the United States
In 1884 Grover Cleveland won the Democratic nomination for president. The campaign contrasted...Read MORE...

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...

News 1886 - New Gloucester Town Hall was built and dedicated. -

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

USA 1886 - May 8 - Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine) - May 8, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed. - February 2, 1887

News 1887 - Death of Osgood Bradbury
Osgood Bradbury, who died in New Gloucester, Me., a few days ago, aged ninety years, was born in...Read MORE...

1889 Marriage / Partner
George Edward MCCANN and Harriet Julia PEABLES 25 December 1889, Auburn, Maine, USA
Invention 1889 - The automobile is invented (Gottlieb Daimler, Germany)
The Various...

U.S. Presidents 1889 - March 4 - Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) becomes 23rd President of the United States
In 1888, Benjamin Harrison received the Republican nomination for president on the eighth ballot....Read MORE...

USA 1889 - May 31 - Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn
South Fork Dam burst, town of Johnstown destroyed, over 2000 deaths webimage/ ...Read MORE...

News (New Gloucester) In 1890, the farm of Jacob Osgood Haskell, on the bank of Royall’s River at Upper Gloucester, was purchased and a race track built. -

News 1890 - The New Gloucester Shakers changed their name to Sabbathday Lake. -

USA 1890 - Yosemite National Park created

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

1891 Biography
GEORGE E. MCCANN was born in New Gloucester, October 18, 1865. He was educated at the Freeport High ...Read MORE...

Invention 1891 - The zipper is invented (Whitcomb L. Judson, United States)
"...the inventor of the first zipper, Whitcomb L. Judson, did his experimentation right here in the ...Read MORE...

Invention 1891 - The motion picture camera is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, William K.L. Dickson, United States)
It is to Reproduce a Picture of ...

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...

Invention 1893 - The electric toaster is invented (Crompton Co., UK)
Crompton and Co. invented the first electric toaster 1893 in Leeds England. This was the forerunner ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1893 - March 4 - Grover Cleveland (1837–1908) becomes President of the United States

March 4, 1893

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

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USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...

1895 Birth of Child
Julia Peables MCCANN was born 21 November 1895, Auburn, Maine, USA
News 1896 - Library built in New Gloucester -

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

Invention 1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)
Aspirin Discoverer Dies an Unknown Man

"CHICAGO (UPI) - In these days of deadlines and taxes and ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1897 - March 4 - William McKinley (1843-1901) becomes 25th President of the United States
With the support of Mark Hanna, a shrewd Cleveland businessman interested in safeguarding tariff...Read MORE...

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...

1900 Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine
name: Geo E Mccann
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residence: Auburn city, Androscoggin, Maine
birth date: Oct...

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1901 - September 14 - Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) becomes 26th President of the United States
Assuming the presidency of the assassinated McKinley in 1901, Roosevelt embarked on a wide-ranging...Read MORE...

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII. - January 22, 1901

News In 1902, New Gloucester High School was built -

It has been stated that George E. McCann, Esq. of Auburn is a candidate for nomination as one of...Read MORE...

1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Geo E McCann (McCann & Kavanagh) George E. McCann and Albert L. Kavanagh) lawyers, 68 Main, h. 288...Read MORE...

1902 Death of Spouse/Partner
Harriet Julia PEABLES died 20 August 1902, Auburn, Maine, USA
Ex-County Attorney George E. McCann of Auburn who has recently returned from Utah where he has been ...Read MORE...

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...

Invention 1903 - The first engine-powered airplane is invented (Wilbur & Orville Wright, United States)
Two Americans Solve Great Problem of Aerial Navigation With a Flying...Read MORE...

George E. McCann, esq. of Auburn, has returned from a business trip to Boston.

The Lewiston...

USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...

USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...

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1906-07 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
No mention of George McCann in 1906 Auburn

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