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flag male ancestor  George Edward  MCCANN

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

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MCCANN Genealogy

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

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

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

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of George Edward MCCANN

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George Edward MCCANN married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Harriet Julia PEABLES-- Date: 25 December 1889 Place: Auburn, Maine, USA


Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Julia Peables MCCANN (b.21 November 1895, Auburn, Maine, USA  d. 27 July 1975, Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Alvin H PINKHAM 8 April 1922

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18 October 1865
New Gloucester, Maine, USA

1865 Birth

Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
name: George E. Mccann
gender: Male
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birth date: 18 Oct 1865
birthplace: New Gloucester, Maine
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name note:
father's name: John F. Mccann
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mother's name: Elizabeth
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indexing project (batch) number: I03041-1
system origin: Maine-EASy
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1880 New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine

name: George E. Mccann
residence: New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine
birthdate: 1866
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Son
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: John F. Mccann
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name: Elizabeth Mccann
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Male
martial status: Single
age...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

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.

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

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

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

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

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

1889 Marriage / Partner
George Edward MCCANN and Harriet Julia PEABLES 25 December 1889, Auburn, Maine, USA

1891 Biography

GEORGE E. MCCANN was born in New Gloucester, October 18, 1865. He was educated at the Freeport High School and Maine Wesleyan Seminary at Readfield, graduating in the class of 1883. He read law with Frye, Cotton & White, and was admitted to the Androscoggin bar in April, 1888, and very soon after formed a copartnership with Hon. D. J. McGillicuddy, of Lewiston, which continued about two years, when that firm was dissolved and he opened an office ...Read MORE...

1895 Birth of Child
Julia Peables MCCANN was born 21 November 1895, Auburn, Maine, USA

1900 Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine

name: Geo E Mccann
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residence: Auburn city, Androscoggin, Maine
birth date: Oct 1865
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Son-in-law
spouse's titles & terms:
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father's birthplace: Maine
mother's titles & terms:
mother's birthplace: Maine
race or color (expanded): White
head-of-household name: James ?...

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.

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.


It has been stated that George E. McCann, Esq. of Auburn is a candidate for nomination as one of the Republican Representatives in the State Legislature from Auburn.
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, March 26, 1902

George E. McCann, esq., who has been in Salt Lake City, Utah, on business has returned to his home on Court street, Auburn.
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, November 7, 1902

1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Geo E McCann (McCann & Kavanagh) George E. McCann and Albert L. Kavanagh) lawyers, 68 Main, h. 288 Court, Auburn

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 in the interest of a mining company in which Lewiston and Auburn people are stockholders, expects to return to Utah about the middle of June and remain there a number of months taking full charge of the mine which is believed to be a valuable piece of property by the investors.
The Lewiston Daily Sun, May 20, 1903

George E. McCann, esq., who ...


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

The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, January 19, 1904


McCann, J. F., farmer, No
Elizabeth (Bartoll), ho
*Geo. E., law,Boston,Mass
*M. Ella, tr, Hancock Ho, Everett, Mass
Clarence L., farmer
McCann, C. L., farmer, No 1
Lid a C. (Butler), ho
Verna E., pupil

The Gray and New Gloucester register, 1905 stream/ graynewglouceste00mitch / graynewglouceste00mitch_djvu.txt

* indicates non-resident

1906-07 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

No mention of George McCann in 1906 Auburn

Added: 5/3/2012 3:10:21 PM - Updated: 2/14/2016 8:40:07 AM

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