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John 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: John McFann
Born: 1831
Died: 24 May 1864, at Knoxville, TN, while serving in the U.S. Army
Burial: 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


Sabina Malone
Born: 1826 or 1827
Date of Marriage: 25 May 1851 in Scioto County, OH


Eliza Ann McFann
Born: 14 July 1852

Margaret Ann McFann
Born: 29 November 1856

John Wesley McFann
Born: 20 September 1858
Married: Alice Hartley

Emma Jane McFann
Born: 17 October 1860
Married: Nicholas Pourchot, 22 February 1876

David Elmer McFann
Born: 22 October 1863


This section lists all known (to me) sources of information on the family of John 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 Thomas Hartley, Vernon Township, Scioto Co, OH (National Archives Microfilm M593, Roll 1265, pg 695)

Vital Records:

Marriage record, John McFann to Sabina Malone, Scioto County Probate Court, Vol C, pg 211 (25 May 1851). A copy was found in John McFann's pension file.

Marriage record, Thomas Hartley to Sabina McFann, Scioto County Probate Court (21 May, 1868). A copy of the certificate was found in John McFann's pension file.

Military Pension Records:

Pension records for John McFann, National Archives, SC 125145.


John McFann in his Civil War uniform, original photograph in the possession of Jeri Perez.

Notes and Credits:

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

2. Date of marriage for Emma McFann and Nicholas Pourchot was provided by Jeri Perez.

3. The information that John McFann's son, John Wesley McFann, married Alice Hartley came from Patricia Strickland. Alice Hartley was the daughter of Thomas Hartley, who married John McFann's widow, and was therefore John Wesley McFann's step-sister. Patricia is a descendant of Alice's sister Mary Elizabeth Hartley.

4. Descendants of John McFann include Jeri Perez and Norma Pourchot.

This page is part of the McFann Family History web site maintained by Brian D. McFann
Revised: July 2001