Doddridge County Roots

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Martin Van Buren CANAN

Martin Van Buren CANAN

Male 1844 - 1921  (77 years)

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  • Name Martin Van Buren CANAN 
    Born 14 Apr 1844  Hampshire Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military From 1 Sep 1864 to 25 May 1865  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Pvt, Co H, 1st Potomac Home Bde, Maryland Cav, Civil War 
    Census 1880  Union District, Grant Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  St. George District, Tucker Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [7, 8
    Died 11 Nov 1921  St. George District, Tucker Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Buried Shaffertown Cemetery, Lead Mine, Tucker Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I133761  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2022 

    Father George CANAN 
    Mother Martha Ann ___,   b. Mar 1798, Fairfax, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1883, Mineral Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1820 
    Family ID F58859  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine MARTIN,   b. 23 Mar 1845, Hampshire Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1927, St. George, Tucker Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1865  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Grant Co, WV (Union District), enumerated on Jun 19, 1880:
      Martin Cannon, 35, farmer, b. Va. (both parents b. Va.); wife Catharine, 34, b. Va. (both parens b. Germany); son Fredrick L, 13; son William N, 12; son Augustus M, 10; dau Elizabeth A, 8; dau Mary S, 6; dau Rosaella V, 1; servant Ann Merritt, 30, domestic servant; boarder Augustus Merritt, 1; boarder Thetcher F. Merritt, 90, b. Germany, farm laborer, disabled. All children born in West Virginia.
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Anna CANAN,   b. 27 Sep 1872, Mineral Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1937, Tucker Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +2. Rosa Elvina CANAN,   b. 28 Apr 1879, Mineral Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1964, Hambleton, Tucker Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Family ID F58858  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shaffertown Cemetery, Lead Mine, Tucker Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    3. [S281] History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, Vols. 1-2 [database online], (Ancestry.com; Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898-1899.).

    4. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    5. [S2619] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    6. [S2605] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database online], (National Park Service , Ancestry.com).

    7. [S61] 1880 Census, Grant County, WV.

    8. [S2629] 1900 Census, Tucker County, WV.

    9. [S2568] West Virginia Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    10. [S2541] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, (Ancestry.com).