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Henry McCann

Male 1855 - 1912  (57 years)


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  • Name Henry McCann  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 28 March 1855  High Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 24 October 1912  off Pladda, Arran, Buteshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I74431  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 July 2003 

    Father Matthew McCann,   b. about 1831, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 September 1904, Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F52136  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Carlile,   b. about 1858,   d. 4 May 1934, Springburn, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 13 December 1877  Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Transcript by Christine McCann:
      At St. Joseph's Church, Milton. December 13, 1877.
      Henry McCann, age 21, canal boatman. Father: Matthew McCann, mother: Ann McCann ms Shearer.
      Mary Carlyle, age 19. Father: James Carlyle, cooper, mother: Mary Carlyle ms Poole [1]
    Children 
     1. Matthew McCann,   b. 28 March 1877, Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James Dillon McCann,   b. 30 September 1878, Anderston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1883, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     3. Helen McCann,   b. 19 August 1880, Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Henry McCann,   b. 15 October 1882, Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 July 1924, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. Mary Ann (Margaret) McCann,   b. about 1886
     6. John McCann,   b. about 1888
     7. Mary McCann,   b. about 1890,   d. 24 January 1943, Milton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     8. James McCann,   b. 19 June 1893,   d. 24 June 1933, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Family ID F52138  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: Extract of an entry in a Register of Births - 1855
      No. 315
      McCann Henry, male, 1855 March Twenty Eighth 2h p.m.
      7 Parks Court, Drygate Street, Glasgow
      Father: Mathew McCann, Canal Boatman, 24 years, Glasgow
      Married: February 1855 Glasgow
      Mother: Ann McCann Maiden Name Shearer, Her 1st child, 19 years, County Donegal, Ireland
      Informant: Ann McCann (her X Mark) Mother
      James Swan Witness
      John Gibson Witness
      Registered: 1855 April 6th at Glasgow (signed) Wm. Patrick Registrar
      Extracted from the Register of Births, for the District of High Church, in the Burgh of Glasgow

      ADDRESSES: Extract from the 1881 census:
      87 Stirling Street
      Barony, Lanark, Scotland
      FHL Film 0203658 GRO Ref Volume 644-8 EnumDist 64 Page 18
      Henry McCann Son (head) Canal Boatman Married Age 26 Male Glasgow, Lanark
      Mary McCann Wife Married 24 Female Glasgow, Lanark
      James McCann Son 2 Male Glasgow, Lanark
      Helen McCann Daur 7 m Female Glasgow, Lanark

      n.b. Matthew (age 4) is found living with Mary Carlyle's parents at the time of the 1881 census,

      ADDRESSES: Extract from the 1891 census (transcript by Christine McCann),
      46 Milton Lane, 644-8, enu 83, page 10
      Henry McCann 36 Head Boatman Lanarkshire
      Mary " 33 Wife "
      Matthew " 14 Son "
      Ellen " 10 Daughter Scholar " (Helen in the 1881 census),
      Henry " 8 Son Scholar "
      Mary Ann " 5 Daughter "
      John " 3 Son "
      Mary " 1 Daughter "

      ADDRESSES: Extract from the 1901 census (downloaded September, 2002),
      104 Water Street, No. of Schedule 131
      No. of Rooms with one or more Windows: 2
      Mary McCann, Head, Marr, 43, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
      Harry McCann, Son, 18, Engine Driver, Worker, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
      Maggie McCann, Daur, 15, Weaving Mill Feeder, Worker, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
      Mary McCann, Daur, 11, Scholar, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
      James McCann, Son, 9, Scholar, Lanarkshire, Glasgow

      * Henry McCann is not with the family during this census.

      DEATH: (image from Christine McCann received July 12, 2003)
      District of Kilmory, County of Bute
      No. 13
      Henry McCann, Seaman, Merchant Service, married to Mary Carlyle
      Age 57
      24th October 1912 6h 0m a.m. off Plada, Arran
      Usual Residence: 16 Charlotte Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow
      Father: Matthew McCann, Boatman (deceased)
      Mother: Ann McCann m.s. Shearer (deceased)
      Cause of death: Drowning - not certified
      (signed) Matthew McCann, Son, 32 Phoenix Park Terrace, Glasgow
      Registered: 1912 November at Kilmory
      (signed) A.F. Duncan Registrar

      N.B. In left-hand column, notation 'Cancelled - see Doequet (?)'

      DEATH: (image from Christine McCann received July 12, 2003)
      1912. Deaths in the District of Kilbride in the County of Bute
      No. 18
      Henry McCann, Seaman, Married to ________
      1912. October Twentyfourth. Last seen alive 4H 45m A.M. Firth of Cyde off Holy Isle, Kilbride. Usual Residence Port Dundas, Glasgow.
      Male
      57 years
      Father: Matthew McCann, Canal Boatman (deceased)
      Mother: Annie McCann M.S. Shearer (deceased)
      Cause of Death: Accidental Drowning as per verdict of ??? (Body not recovered)
      Informant: Registered on the Information of R. D. McMillan, Esquire, Procurator Fiscal
      Registered: 1912 December 17 at Lambath (?)
      (signed) John R. Thomson, Registrar, [1]

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


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