Tom McCabe's Genealogy

Bob Gann as a teenager

Robert Wilton GANNAge: 83 years19262009

Name
Robert Wilton GANN
Birth January 1, 1926 36 34
Military
US Navy

Birth of a sisterAlta Ruth GANN
April 2, 1929 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Allen GANN
December 21, 1937 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterOpal Mae GANN
July 23, 1939 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Joseph MAGEE
May 14, 1941 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Kerry Lynn Gann
December 3, 1952 (Age 26 years)
Death of a brotherHerman Taft GANN
December 26, 1965 (Age 39 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Melisse Caroline BENNETT
May 25, 1967 (Age 41 years)

Death of a fatherThomas Floyd GANN
August 26, 1970 (Age 44 years)
Death of a daughterKerry Lynn Gann
July 25, 1971 (Age 45 years)
Note: Daughter of Robert Wilton Gann and Alberta Ann (Riddle) Gann.
Burial of a daughterKerry Lynn Gann
July 1971 (Age 45 years)
Cemetery: Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens
Death of a motherAlta MAGEE
August 15, 1973 (Age 47 years)
Death of a brotherFloyd William GANN
April 9, 1976 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sisterAlta Ruth GANN
June 16, 1993 (Age 67 years)
Cause: Complications after several operations following car wreck
Death of a brotherHoward James “Pete” GANN
July 14, 1997 (Age 71 years)
Note: Obituary from findagrave:
Death of a wifeAlberta Ann “Ann King” Riddle
March 4, 1999 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterMary Jane GANN
April 6, 2009 (Age 83 years)
Cause: Stroke
Note: Obituary from Brownwville Herald:
Death October 18, 2009 (Age 83 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
20 months
elder sister
22 months
elder sister
19 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
6 years
elder brother
3 years
himself
3 years
younger sister
brother
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Family with Alberta Ann “Ann King” Riddle - View this family
himself
wife
son
Private
daughter
Lynn GannKerry Lynn Gann
Birth: December 3, 1952 26 19Cameron Co., TX, USA
Death: July 25, 1971Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX, USA

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Bob Gann served on this carrier in the Pacific campaign. Photos found in the US archives.

MilitaryMuster record for Bob Gann's unit on USS Belleau WoodsMuster record for Bob Gann's unit on USS Belleau Woods
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Media objectBob Gann as a teenagerBob Gann as a teenager
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Media objectBob Gann circa 1965Bob Gann circa 1965
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Media objectUSS Belleau Wood Aircraft Carrier in 1943USS Belleau Wood Aircraft Carrier in 1943
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Media objectJapanese bomber crashed close to Bob's ship.Japanese bomber crashed close to Bob's ship.
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Media objectBelleau Wood on fire after being hit by kamikazi in 1944.Belleau Wood on fire after being hit by kamikazi in 1944.
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Media objectBob Gann In Navy UniformBob Gann In Navy Uniform
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Media objectBob Gann With His Sister Ruth - TeensBob Gann With His Sister Ruth - Teens
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