Tom McCabe's Genealogy


Birth of a son
John (Steadfast) B GANN
about 1749
Birth of a son
Ignatius Nathan GANN
Birth of a son
Isham GANN
about 1760

Note: In his research, William Gann speculated that Isham is the son of Adam Gann Sr. (Gann Gazette, Vol 21, No 1)
Birth of a son
Thomas GANN
March 17, 1764
Note: Thomas, in his application for a Rev War pension, stated that he was born 17 Mar 1764 in Virginia. Thomas' father Adam probably was living close to his widowed mother Elizabeth Gann near Winchester VA at the time of Thomas' birth.
Birth of a son
Adam C. GANN
Birth of a son
Daniel L GANN
about 1777
Marriage of a childThomas GANNunknown View this family
about 1788

Note: Kay says her research proves Elizabeth was NOT Thomas' wife. \" Elizabeth was the widow of Ison/Isom Gann. We have no idea who was the wife of Thomas. I also believe that Mary Gann Corbitt was the daughter of Thomas. This is based upon the connections that I have found in Rhea and Hamilton County.\"
Death of a husbandAdam GANN
August 6, 1812
Note: \"Will of Adam Gann, dated 8 Mar. 1812: Blessed be God attest this my last will and testament finding myself in a great indisposion of body but in my rite reasons and in my perfect senses first of all committing my body to the yearth and my soul to God who gave it I think proper to fix my afares leaving Adam Gann and Nathan Gann my executors of my estate first of all I leave unto my beloved wife Christan Gann all my estate consisting of one negro in the hands of my son Dam (probably Dan for Daniel) Gan and all my horses all my cattle sheep and hogs and household furniture to remain in the hands of my wife Christen Gan during her natural life or widowhood and then to be divided equally amonsts my three children Peggy Gan Hannah Gan Samuel Gan unto all my sons and daughters begottn by my first wife I leave one doler to each of them as witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal. Adam (his X mark) Gann, Test George McGuer, Test Joseph McArter,\" (Recorded in Will Book No. 2, Page No. 18, Jefferson County, Tennessee) (Spellings are as used in the original handwritten document.)
Death of a sonIsham GANN
July 1825
Address: According to Gann Gazette (Vol 21, No 1, pp 7) Isham (or Isom) died intestate circa July of 1825 and Cornelius Williams was appointed administrator of his estate Aug 2, 1825 in Rhea Co TN.
Death of a sonThomas GANN
July 25, 1840
Note: A list of Rev War pensioners from East TN lists Thomas Gann and states he died in 25 July 1840. (
Family with Adam GANN - View this family
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Adam GANN + CHRISTEN - View this family
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