Tom McCabe's Genealogy

Isham? GANNAge: 65 years17601825

Isham? GANN
Given names
Birth 1760 33

Note: In his research, William Gann speculated that Isham is the son of Adam Gann Sr. (Gann Gazette, Vol 21, No 1)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel GANN
before 1762 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas GANN
March 17, 1764 (Age 4 years)
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 brotherAdam C. GANN
1769 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherDaniel L GANN
about 1777 (Age 17 years)
Residence 1810 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherAdam GANN
August 6, 1812 (Age 52 years)
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 sonIsom GANN
1825 (Age 65 years)

Death July 1825 (Age 65 years)
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.
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younger brother
-4 years
elder brother
11 years
younger brother
9 years
younger brother
-27 years
elder brother
12 years
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In his research, William Gann speculated that Isham is the son of Adam Gann Sr. (Gann Gazette, Vol 21, No 1)


It is an informed guess that Isom Gann's father was Isham Gann of Washington Co and Rhea Co Tennessee. (See Gann Gazette, Vol 21, No 1 - Spring 2016 article by William Gann and Gary Toms, pp 10)