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Margaret J. McFann

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Data Summary:

The information presented in this section is tentative. See the Notes and Credits section below for discussion of the evidence and citation of sources.

Full Name: Margaret J. McFann
Also known as: Maggie, Jennie
Born: March 8, 1861, in Greene Co, PA
Died: 25 June 1937
Burial: Reading, KS
Places of Residence: Wetzel Co, WV; Reading KS


Father: William D. McFann
Born: October 20, 1831, in Waynesburg, Greene Co, PA
Died: October 8, 1918.

Mother: Elizabeth Eaton
Born: Dec 1836, in PA
Died: 1909


Frank A. Logsdon
Born: July 1851
Died: July 1932
Date of Marriage:

Children of Margaret J. McFann and Frank A. Logsdon:

Robert Logsdon
Also known as: Bert
Born: May 1878, in WV
Married: Nellie N. Earhart

John R. Logsdon
Born: July 1890 in KS


This section lists all known (to me) sources of information on the family of Margaret J. McFann. For a discussion of the evidence contained in these sources, and an explanation of how these sources were used in compiling the above Data Summary, see the Notes and Credits section below.

Census Records:

1870: in the household of her father, William D. McFann, in Center townhship, Wetzel Co, WV (page 135, household 131)
1880: Not yet found.
1900: in the household of her husband, Frank Logsdon, Reading township, Lyon Co, KS (Enumeration District 80, sheet 6 [page 256 A], family 115).
1910: in the household of Frank Logsdon, Reading township, Lyon Co, KS (Enumeration District 59, sheet 68). This page does not appear on the microfilm, so the information on the soundex card is all that is available.
1920: in the household of Frank Logsdon, Reading, Lyon Co, KS (Enumeration District 63, sheet 7, line 76).

Published Sources:

"Frank A. Logsdon" in Through the Years with Reading, Kansas 1857-1976, Presented by the Citizens of the Reading Community and the Reading Bicentennial Committee, Gladys Whittington and Gayle Graham (Co-Chairman). Sandra Kerschner Green has a copy of the book.

Notes and Credits:

1. The information in the above Data Summary was provided by Sandra Kerschner Green, a descendant of Margaret's brother Walter, from family sources including especially her great-uncle Howard. The information is corroborated by the items listed in the Sources section above.

2. Margaret's date of birth is given on the 1898 Circular in her father's pension file.

Brian McFann
Revised: 1 October 1999