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William Joshua Gann

Male 1869 - 1940  (71 years)


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  • Name William Joshua Gann  [1, 2, 3
    Born 13 Jan 1869  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Western District, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1870  Western District, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    With parents Smith W and Mary A (Welch) Gann and one brother 
    Census 1880  Twp. 13 Range 13 W, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Enumeration District 246 
    Occupation 1880  Twp. 13 Range 13 W, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    At home 
    Residence 1880  Twp. 13 Range 13 W, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    With mother Mary A (Welch) Gann and five siblings 
    Residence 9 Feb 1892  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1900  Pikeville, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Enumeration District 6-68 
    Occupation 1900  Pikeville, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1900  Pikeville, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    With wife Margaret A (Logan) and three children 
    Census 1910  Tremont, Itawamba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Enumeration District 1-19 
    Occupation 1910  Tremont, Itawamba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer, General farm 
    Residence 1910  Tremont, Itawamba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    New Aberdeen Rd 
    Residence 14 Nov 1910  Rara Avis, Itawamba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 18 Jun 1918  [10
    "R R Employee" 
    Residence 12 Sep 1918  Hackleburg, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Son John S Gann's World War I draft registration card lists "Josh Gann" as his nearest living relative 
    Census 1920  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Enumeration District 10-56 
    Occupation 1920  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Laborer 
    Residence 1920  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    With wife Mollie I and three children 
    Census 1930  Barnesville, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Enumeration District 47-24 
    Occupation 1930  Barnesville, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Farmer, General farm 
    Residence 1930  Barnesville, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    With second wife Mollie and three children 
    Died 1 Jan 1940 - 1 Apr 1940  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • His 2nd wife Mollie appears as a widow in the 1940 census
    Buried Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Hamilton City Cemetery
    William J Gann Memorial with Headstone Photo
    William J Gann Memorial with Headstone Photo
    Photo Maintained by: Steven Hood
    Originally Created by: Jason A. Owens
    Record added: Feb 17, 2008
    Find A Grave Memorial# 24709662
    Person ID I183  Wm L Gann Ancestors
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2017 

    Father Smith William Gann,   b. 1840, Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1879  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Welch,   b. 1845, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Guin, Lamar, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F109  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Margaret Annie Logan,   b. 7 Jun 1873, Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun - 14 Nov 1910  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1892  Lamar Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    • Officiated by W J Kirk, Minister of the Gospel, at his residence [15]
    Marriage License 30 Mar 1892  Lamar Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Issued by W A Young, Judge of Probate 
    Children 
     1. Mary J Gann,   b. Jul 1893, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 10 Aug 1939  (Age ~ 46 years)
    +2. George Madison Gann,   b. 17 Mar 1897, Tremont, Itawamba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1943, Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. John Smith Gann,   b. 15 Jul 1899, Tremont, Itawamba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1950, Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     4. James K Vardeman Gann,   b. 29 Sep 1903, Tremont, Itawamba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1973, Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Lee Roy Gann,   b. 08 Sep 1905, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1936, Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     6. Henry Gann,   b. 17 Jun 1908, Itawamba Co., Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1909, Itawamba Co., Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F026  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mollie Clark,   b. 1878, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 70 years) 
    Marriage License 14 Nov 1910  Marion Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Married 16 Nov 1910  Hamilton, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 17
    • Officiated by Elder H. I. Clark at Mollie's residence [9]
    Children 
     1. Iva A Gann,   b. 15 Dec 1911, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jul 1993  (Age 81 years)
     2. Bob Gann,   b. 1914 - Mar 1916, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age 14 years)
     3. Kay Leburn Gann,   b. 18 Jun 1918, Hackleburg, Marion, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 2005, Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. William Foster Gann,   b. 3 Feb 1921, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1963  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F356  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S10177] Alabama Statewide Deaths 1908-1974, Alabama Department of Public Health, LDS film 2242025, ref 33416; LDS film 1908540, cert. 7471.
      James V Gann death certificate lists "Josh Gann" as the father.
      Lee R Gann death certificate lists "William Joseph Gann" as the father.

    2. [S40252] Alabama, Probate Records, 1809-1985, FamilySearch, (FamilySearch), Marion > Estates 1887-1922 vol 1 > image 27 of 223 (Reliability: 3), 31 Oct 2013.

    3. [S34634] 1870 United States Federal Census, United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009), fam. 47, p. 8, Western District, Marion, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 02 May 2010.

    4. [S34626] FamilyHistory.com Message Boards, http://genforum.genealogy.com/gann/messages/943.html.

    5. [S34622] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), fam. 133, p. 17, ED 246, Twp. 13 Range 13 W, Marion, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 27 Mar 2010.

    6. [S40252] Alabama, Probate Records, 1809-1985, FamilySearch, (FamilySearch), Marion > Estates 1887-1922 vol 1 > image 70 of 223 (Reliability: 3), 31 Oct 2013.

    7. [S34623] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900), fam. 36, p. 2B, ED 6-68, Pikeville, Marion, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 15 Mar 2010.

    8. [S40176] 1910 United States Federal Census, United States Department of Commerce, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910), fam. 116, p. 7A, ED 1-19, Tremont, Itawamba, Mississippi (Reliability: 2), 01 Mar 2010.

    9. [S76] Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950, FamilySearch, (FamilySearch), 005330961 > image 452 of 550 (Reliability: 3), 16 Jul 2015.

    10. [S10125] Marion Co., AL Birth & Death Record v4, Marion County, Alabama Probate Court, (Hamilton Alabama (1920 - 1931)), FHL US/CAN Film 1888621 Items 2-5. (Reliability: 3), 15 Sep 2017.

    11. [S12580] Gann, John S - Draft Card 1918, United States Department of Selective Service, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005) (Reliability: 2), 22 Sep 2011.

    12. [S40175] 1920 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (National Archives, Washington, D.C.), fam. 160, p. 7B, ED 10-56, Hamilton, Marion, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 04 Apr 2010.

    13. [S40174] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930), fam. 10, p. 1B, ED 47-24, Barnesville, Marion, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 04 Apr 2010.

    14. [S01875] Cemetery Inscriptions of Marion Co., Alabama, Dorothy Shores Stalcup & William Spann Stalcup, comps., (1979), Vol. 1, p. 159.

    15. [S163] Lamar County, Alabama Marriage Records, 1867-1929, Alabama. Circuit Court (Lamar County) (Main Author), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990), vol. 6, p. 50 (Reliability: 3), 12 Apr 2018.

    16. [S12597] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006), Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research (Reliability: 3), 03 Nov 2010.

    17. [S40174] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930), fam. 10, p. 1B, ED 47-24, Barnesville, Marion, Alabama (Reliability: 2), 29 May 2012.