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Matthew McCann

Male about 1831 - 1904  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Matthew McCann  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born about 1831  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 8 September 1904  Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Natural causes
    Person ID I74429  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 April 2002 

    Family/Spouse 1 Ann (Agnes) Shearer,   b. about 1836, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 February 1889, St. Rollox, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 14 February 1855  Central District, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Extract of an entry in a Register of Marriages
      No. 32
      At St. Mungo's Church, on February 14th 1855 Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Roman Catholic Church
      Mathew McCann (his X Mark) Parks Court Drygate Lane Glasgow (Present) Garngadhill (Usual), 23, Boatman, Bachelor, Glasgow
      Father: Henry McCann, Boatman
      Mother: Mary McCann Maiden Name Stewart (deceased)
      Agnes Shearer (her X Mark) Garngadhill Glasgow (Present) Parks Court Drygate (Usual), 19, House Servant, Spinster, Donegal Ireland
      Father: James Shearer Collier (deceased)
      Mother: Rose Shearer Maiden Name Bryce
      (Signed) Archd. Chisholm Catholic Priest
      (Signed) James Raverty Witness (his X Mark)
      (Signed) Mary Murray Witness
      Registered: 1855 February Sixteenth At Glasgow (signed) Thomas Davidson Registrar
      Extracted from the Register of Marriages, for the Central District, in the Burgh of Glasgow [1]
    Children 
    +1. Henry McCann,   b. 28 March 1855, High Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 October 1912, off Pladda, Arran, Buteshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +2. Mary Ann (Agnes) McCann,   b. 30 September 1856, Central District, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 September 1931  (Age 74 years)
     3. Margaret McCann,   b. 9 October 1858, Central District, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1871  (Age < 12 years)
    +4. Matthew McCann,   b. 11 November 1862, High Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 March 1914  (Age 51 years)
    +5. Rosina McCann,   b. 17 March 1865, Central District, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 November 1940, Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Thomas McCann,   b. 4 October 1867, Central District, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 August 1868, Maryhill, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +7. Margaret McCann,   b. 2 April 1872, Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 September 1923, Possilpark, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +8. Isabella McCann,   b. 30 June 1873, Maryhill, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 March 1927, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +9. Helen McCann,   b. 11 July 1878, Maryhill, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F52136  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Susan Haggarty,   b. 1836/1848, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 February 1913  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 17 November 1890  Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Marriage Ref. No. 1890 644/8 285
      17th November 1890 21 Crossburn Street, Glasgow by declaration in the presence of Robert Colgan, Sewing machine maker, residing at No. 69 East John Street, Glasgow and Janet Hudson or Colgan, Wife of Robert Colgan, sewing machione maker, residing at No. 69 East John Street, Glasgow
      Matthew McCann, Seaman (Merchant Service), Widower, 55 years, 5 Bishop Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow
      Susan Hilley, Sewing machine polisher, Widow, 44 years, 5 Bishop Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow
      Father: Henry McCann, Seaman, Merchant Service (deceased)
      Mother: Mary McCann ms Stewart (deceased)
      Father: James Haggarty, Blacksmith's Hammerman (deceased)
      Mother: Sarah Haggarty ms Haggarty (deceased)
      Warrant of the Sheriff Substitute of Lanark dated 17.11.1890 [1]
    Family ID F52137  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ADDRESSES: 1861 British Census (transcript by Christine McCann)
      644/1 vol 118 page 6
      Dwelling: 70 Parliamentary Road
      Matthew McCann, age 28, Boatman
      Ann " , age 24
      Margaret " , age 4

      n.b. have not located Henry (age 6) and Mary Ann (age 5) in the 1861 census.

      ADDRESSES: 1871 British Census (transcript by Christine McCann)
      Dwelling: 54 Canal Street
      644-1 Vol 98 Page 2
      Matthew McCann, 36, Head of household, Captain canal boat, born Lanark
      Ann McCann, 33, housewife, born Ireland
      Thomas, son, 16, boatman canal, born Lanark **
      Mary Ann, daughter, 15, scholar, born Lanark
      Matthew, son, 9, scholar, born Lanark
      Rose Ann, daughter, 7, scholar, born Lanark
      Philip, son, 12, scholar, born Lanark **
      Robert Fairley, 17, lodger, boatman, born Lanark

      ** Thomas and Philip are most likely sons of Matthew's father, Henry McCann (died 1862) and Margaret O'Brien (died 1864). Henry McCann (b. 1855) is not at home for the 1871 census - not yet located.,

      ADDRESSES: 1881 British Census
      Dwelling: 87 Stirling St
      Census Place: Barony, Lanark, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0203658 GRO Ref Vol 644-8 Enum Dist 64 Page 18
      Mathew McCann Married, 45, Male, Head, Canal Boatman, born Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
      Ann McCann Married, 43, Female, Wife, born Ireland
      Mathew McCann, Unmarried, 18, Male, Son, Canal Boatman, born Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
      Rose Ann McCann, Unmarried, 16, Daughter, Female, Cotton Weaver, born Glasow, Lanark, Scotland
      Margaret McCann, 8, Daughter, Female, Scholar, born Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
      Isabella McCann, 7, Daughter, Female, Scholar, born Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
      Helen McCann, 2, Daughter, Female, born Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland

      ADDRESSES: Extract from 1891 census (from GRO),
      5 Bishop Street, 644-6, enu 57, page 4, schedule no. 21 (St Rollox)
      No. of rooms with one or more windows: 2
      Matthew McCann Head Married 50 Boatman Lanark, Glasgow
      Susan " Wife Married 40 Do Do
      Helen " Daughter 12 Do Do

      ADDRESSES: (from Margaret McCann's 1901 Poor Law application)
      Matthew's address is given as 15 William Street, Glasgow.

      DEATH: Death Ref. No. 1904 644/8/577
      Matthew McCann, 63 years, Canal boatman married to 1. Ann Shearer 2. Susan Haggarty or Hilley.
      8th September 1904 10h 30m am 96 Burnside Street, Glasgow
      Father: Henry McCann, Carter (deceased)
      Mother: Margaret McCann ms Stewart (deceased)
      Cause: Natural causes as certified by John Oliver Chisholm LRCP & s Edin who saw the body of the deceased
      Reg. by Maggie Anderson (daughter) 96 Burnside Street, Glasgow (present) 8.9.1904, [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2020] GEDCOM file titled “Rankin August 2008.ged”, submitted by Bill Rankin.


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