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James 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: James McFann
Born: 1834
Died: 29 September 1864, in the service at Knoxville, TN
Places of Residence: Vernon Township, Scioto County, OH
Military Service: Company D, First Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery, 1862 to his death in 1864


Father: David McFann
Born: 17 July 1806 in OH
Died: After 1880

Mother: Catherine Scott


Ann Eliza Coyle
Born: 1840
Date of Marriage: 24 August 1857 in Vernon Township, Scioto County, OH


Margaret Ann McFann
Born: 29 September 1858

Cicero V. McFann
Born: 8 November 1860

James D. McFann
Born: 5 March 1862 or 1863


This section lists all known (to me) sources of information on the family of James 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:

1850: not found.
1860: Vernon Township, Scioto Co, OH (National Archives Microfilm M653, Roll 1033, pg 335)
1870: widow and children in the household of Jacob Hellman, Vernon Township, Scioto Co, OH (National Archives Microfilm M593, Roll 1265, pg 698)

Vital Records:

Marriage record, Jacob Hellman to Ann McFann, Scioto County, OH, 20 January 1870. A copy was found in James McFann's pension file.

Military Pension Records:

Pension records for James McFann, National Archives, SC 156817.

Notes and Credits:

1. Dates of birth for the children of James McFann are from his pension file. Dates of birth for James McFann and his wife are from the 1860 census.

Author: Brian McFann