Notes and Credits section below
for discussion of the evidence and citation of sources.
Full Name: Herschel B. McFann
Father: James Preston McFann
Mother: Laura May Knowles
Nora T. Mahoney
Children of Herschel B. McFann and Nora T. Mahoney:
Preston J. or Joseph P. McFann
Donald P. McFann
Robert J. or John R. McFann
Anna Laura McFann
Pauline T. McFann
Notes and Credits section below.
1900: in the household of his father, Preston McFann, in Chester township, North Manchester, Wabash Co, IN (Enumeration District 114, sheet 21, family 564).
Janet McFann Randall has promised to scan a picture she has of Herschel and Nora McFann and their children.
Gertrude McFann, DenverPost.com, posted 3 December 1999.
Crown Hill Cemetery inscriptions for Herschel B. and Nora T. McFann. These cemetery inscriptions were transcribed by Rita Timm.
Crown Hill Cemetery records, Crown Hill Cemetery and Mortuary, 7777 West 29th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80215.
Laura May McFann Probate File, Denver County Court No. 24173. Lists Herschel B. McFann among the heirs. Rita Timm looked up the record at the Denver County Court and sent me copies.
1. The date of birth for Herschel McFann is from the Crown Hill Cemetery inscription and from the 1900 census. Dates of birth for Nora Mahoney and the children of Herschel and Nora are from the census records.
2. The maiden name of Herschel's wife and their date of marriage, comes from a Colorado marriage record index. The information from the index was sent to me by Rita Timm, a volunteer with Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness. The maiden name of Donald's wife and their date of marriage is from the same source.
3. The names of the spouses of Anna Laura and Pauline came from Kathleen Gabriel, granddaughter of Herschel's brother Ralph.
Author: Brian McFann
Revised: 3 September 2000