Descendants of Wesley Gann
Family Connection of Gentry, Smith, Alexander

Compiled and Submitted by Rex Alexander
rexcalex@bellsouth.net

Please contact the submitter with questions or comments.  

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  WESLEY6 GANN  (THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born 1832, and died in Soddy, TN.  He married ELIZA.  She was born 1832.

       

Children of WESLEY GANN and ELIZA are:

                   i.    GEORGE WASHINGTON7 GANN.

                  ii.    JOHN GANN.

                 iii.    NANCY GANN, m. ANDY GANN.

                 iv.    JAMES GANN, b. 1850.

2.               v.    CALOWAY WILLIAM GANN, b. September 26, 1854, Soddy, TN; d. January 07, 1906, Sale Creek, TN.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  CALOWAY WILLIAM7 GANN (WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born September 26, 1854 in Soddy, TN, and died January 07, 1906 in Sale Creek, TN.  He married ANNA ELIZABETH SMITH September 01, 1877, daughter of ELBERT SMITH and MARTHA TINDELL.  She was born September 27, 1857 in Marion County, TN, and died November 13, 1924 in Sale Creek, Tennessee. Both buried in Rogers Cemetery, Sale Creek, TN

 

Notes for CALOWAY WILLIAM GANN:

OUR

 

GANN

 

ANCESTRY

 

Clan Crest:

A Fish

 

 

Motto

"Crecsit Sub Pondere Virtus

 

 

ORIGIN

Armaugh, Ireland

Wales

 

 

Variations

Gan, Ghann, Gunn, McGann, Maccan, McCanna, McAnna,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

Children of CALOWAY GANN and ANNA SMITH are:

3.                i.    MATTIE L.8 GANN, b. July 28, 1878; d. October 05, 1945.

4.               ii.    MARGARET AMELIA GANN, b. September 23, 1881; d. December 30, 1974.

                 iii.    WILLIAM (WILL) GANN, b. July 15, 1883, Sale Creek, TN; d. February 26, 1913.

Burial: Rogers Cemetery/Sale Creek, TN

 

                 iv.    JOHN WESLEY GANN, b. December 17, 1888, Sale Creek, TN; d. August 05, 1966, Ringgold, GA; m. MARY ELIZABETH ?, January 02, 1921; b. January 23, 1902; d. February 28, 1978.

Both buried in  Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

                  v.    CORDELIA GANN, b. March 16, 1891; d. March 16, 1891.

5.              vi.    ANNA ELIZABETH (ANNIE) GANN, b. May 18, 1893, Sale Creek, TN; d. January 1975, Flint, MI.

6.             vii.    RICHARD JAMES GANN, b. January 07, 1896, Sale Creek, TN; d. May 29, 1980, Sale Creek, TN.

7.            viii.    CHARLES ROSCOE GANN, b. October 31, 1898, Sale Creek, Tennessee; d. July 18, 1991, Sale Creek, Tennessee.

                  ix.    SAMUEL EDWARD GANN, b. October 19, 1902; d. 1982, Sale Creek, TN; m. (1) EMMA KATE ?; m. (2) THELMA BURTON; b. 1918; d. July 20, 2005.

Both buried in Welsh Cemetery

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  MATTIE L.8 GANN (CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born July 28, 1878, and died October 05, 1945.  She married GEORGE BRANUM, son of JOHN BRANAM and ELIZABETH ROSE.  He was born May 01, 1877, and died February 06, 1941.

MATTIE L. GANN and GEORGE BRANUM buried in  Soddy, TN

 

Children of MATTIE GANN and GEORGE BRANUM are:

8.                i.    CLAUDIA9 BRANUM.

                  ii.    RALPH G. BRANUM, b. September 04, 1915; d. April 11, 1982.

Burial: Soddy, TN..Tombstone  Patriot: TEC 5, US ARMY, WW II  Source= tombstone

 

 

4.  MARGARET AMELIA8 GANN (CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born September 23, 1881, and died December 30, 1974.  She married DAVID A. TROUTMAN.  He died in Sale Creek, TN. Burial: Rogers Cemetery/Sale Creek, TN

Margaret was buried in Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

 

Children of MARGARET GANN and DAVID TROUTMAN are:

                   i.    ARNOLD K.9 TROUTMAN, b. 1900; d. 1977, Sale Creek, TN.

Burial: Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

9.               ii.    MARSHALL F. TROUTMAN, b. 1902; d. 1986, Sale Creek, TN.

                 iii.    SYLVIA TROUTMAN, b. 1906, Sale Creek, TN; d. 1986, Sale Creek, TN; m. JOE ENNIS HINES.

More About SYLVIA TROUTMAN Hines Burial: Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

10.            iv.    NEVILE TROUTMAN, b. 1908; d. 1967, Sale Creek, TN.

                  v.    CECILE ANN TROUTMAN, b. February 18, 1912, Sale Creek, TN; d. February 23, 2005, Sale Creek, TN. Buried in Welsh Cemetery. Education: Graduate of Sale Creek High School, and McKenzie School for Business. Occupation: Secretary for local attorney's. Religion: Sale Creek Presbyterian Church

                 vi.    KATHRINE TROUTMAN, b. 1913; d. 1995.

                vii.    ISOBEL TROUTMAN, b. September 04, 1917, Sale Creek, TN; d. March 03, 2002, Sale Creek, TN.

urial: Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee. Religion: Member and Secretary of Sale Creek Presbyterian Church

 

 

5.  ANNA ELIZABETH (ANNIE)8 GANN (CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born May 18, 1893 in Sale Creek, TN, and died January 1975 in Flint, MI.  She married LARKIN MONROE SHIPLEY. 

       

Child of ANNA GANN and LARKIN SHIPLEY is:

                   i.    EULA MAI9 SHIPLEY, m. ? KISTING.

 

 

6.  RICHARD JAMES8 GANN (CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born January 07, 1896 in Sale Creek, TN, and died May 29, 1980 in Sale Creek, TN.  He married BERTHA JONES December 21, 1921, daughter of WILLIAM JONES and FLORENCE GENTRY.  She was born December 01, 1895, and died March 21, 1988 in Sale Creek, TN.

Both buried in  Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

 

Children of RICHARD GANN and BERTHA JONES are:

                   i.    HOWARD JONES9 GANN, b. January 13, 1925; d. March 04, 1965; m. GERTIE WEBB.

Burial: Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

                  ii.    WILLIAM CALOWAY (CORKY) GANN, b. 1928; d. April 03, 1996; m. JUNE STULTZ.

Burial: Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

 

 

7.  CHARLES ROSCOE8 GANN (CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born October 31, 1898 in Sale Creek, Tennessee, and died July 18, 1991 in Sale Creek, Tennessee.  He married (1) GERTRUDE ROSETTA GENTRY August 31, 1919 in Sale Creek, Tennessee, daughter of WILLIAM GENTRY and ROSA GREEN.  She was born July 27, 1902 in Sale Creek, Tennessee, and died January 16, 1935 in Sale Creek, Tennessee.  He married (2) MILDRED FRANCES STANDIFER 1937, daughter of CHARLES STANDIFER and ALLIE METZ.  She was born March 10, 1908 in Bledsoe County, TN, and died July 26, 1990 in Sale Creek, TN. All three buried in  Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee. Military service: He was not a veteran of WWI. He was notified to report for militry duty but the war ended and he was "discharged the day before he was to report

More About GERTRUDE ROSETTA GENTRY:Funeral: Sale Creek Presbyterian Church

 

Notes for MILDRED FRANCES STANDIFER:

STANDIFER Origin:Standiford in Shropshire,England... Normanic

Variations: STANDIFORD/STANDEFER/STANDIFUR/SANDIFER

Divorced: April 11, 1936, Lester Morgan

       

Children of CHARLES GANN and GERTRUDE GENTRY are:

11.              i.    ROSELYN9 GANN, b. July 26, 1920, Chattanooga, Tennessee; d. February 05, 2000, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

                  ii.    VIOLA MARIE GANN, b. July 28, 1921, Sale Creek, TN; m. (1) REGESTER COPPINGER; m. (2) MARIO (MILO) G. CANDINI; b. August 03, 1917, Manteca, CA; d. March 17, 1998, Manteca, CA.

Immigration: His parents immigrated from Italy

Occupation: Major league baseball player. Played w/ Yankees, Phillies, Senators

12.            iii.    CHARLES WILLIAM GANN, b. May 03, 1923, Hamilton County, TN; d. February 18, 2000, Florida.

                 iv.    HAROLD LEWIS GANN, b. September 21, 1924, Sale Creek, TN; d. June 27, 1994, Cincinatti, OH; m. DOROTHY ?.Burial: Cincinatti, OH

                  v.    PAUL THOMAS GANN, b. June 23, 1926, Sale Creek, TN; d. March 17, 1930, Sale Creek, TN.

Burial: Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

13.            vi.    JACK ROSCOE GANN, b. February 02, 1928, Sale Creek, TN; d. May 13, 1998, Sale Creek, TN. Married Alma Webb

                vii.    JOYCE ELIZABETH GANN, b. April 03, 1934; m. BURTON FOX.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

8.  CLAUDIA9 BRANUM (MATTIE L.8 GANN, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1)  She married CLARENCE EDMONDS. 

       

Children of CLAUDIA BRANUM and CLARENCE EDMONDS are:

                   i.    WANDA10 EDMONDS, m. ALEXANDER POOLE.

14.             ii.    PATRICIA EDMONDS.

                 iii.    DEANNIE EDMONDS.

15.            iv.    RUBY EDMONDS, d. January 03, 2005, Chattanooga, TN.

                  v.    HELEN EDMONDS, m. ?CRAWLEY.

 

 

9.  MARSHALL F.9 TROUTMAN (MARGARET AMELIA8 GANN, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born 1902, and died 1986 in Sale Creek, TN.  He married (1) RUTH WEST, daughter of DOCK WEST and MARY MADDOX. (2) ESTHER STEWART.  She was born 1918, and died 1991 in Sale Creek, TN.  More About MARSHALL F. TROUTMAN:

Burial: Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee. Esther and Marshall buried in Welsh Cemetery.

       

Child of MARSHALL TROUTMAN and RUTH WEST is:

                   i.    LORETTA10 TROUTMAN.

 

Children of Marshall and Esther:

                         i. Carol Troutman

                         ii Bud

                         iii Diane

10.  NEVILE9 TROUTMAN (MARGARET AMELIA8 GANN, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born 1908, and died 1967 in Sale Creek, TN.  He married GERTRUDE.  She was born 1910, and died 1984.He was buried in  Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

       

Child of NEVILE TROUTMAN and GERTRUDE is:

                   i.    PATRICIA10 TROUTMAN, m. EDWIN LLOYD GENTRY; b. October 11, 1933.

Burial: Sale Creek, TN  Killed: Train collision at Leggett Road crossing

 

 

11.  ROSELYN9 GANN (CHARLES ROSCOE8, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born July 26, 1920 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and died February 05, 2000 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  She married MARK DAVID ALEXANDER December 22, 1937 in Rossville, Georgia, son of SAMUEL ALEXANDER and ANNA CARROLL.  He was born January 19, 1919 in Sale Creek, Tennessee.

More About ROSELYN GANN: Burial: February 08, 2000, Sale Creek, Tennessee

 

Children of ROSELYN GANN and MARK ALEXANDER are:

16.              i.    REXFORD CORNELIUS10 ALEXANDER, b. November 03, 1938, Sale Creek, Tennessee.

17.             ii.    EDWARD GERALD ALEXANDER, b. June 05, 1943, Sale Creek, TN.

 

 

12.  CHARLES WILLIAM9 GANN (CHARLES ROSCOE8, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born May 03, 1923 in Hamilton County, TN, and died February 18, 2000 in Florida.  He married (1) LOLA ?.  She was born in Bainbridge, GA.  He married (2) MARION ?.  (3) Pat (4) Arlen Buried in Ohio

 

Child of CHARLES GANN and LOLA ? is:

                   i.    PATRICIA10 GANN.

 

 

13.  JACK ROSCOE9 GANN (CHARLES ROSCOE8, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born February 02, 1928 in Sale Creek, TN, and died May 13, 1998 in Sale Creek, TN.  He married ALMA WEBB.  Burial: Welsh Cemetery, Sale Creek, Tennessee

       

Child of JACK GANN and ALMA WEBB is:

                   i.    SHEILA KAY10 GANN.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

14.  PATRICIA10 EDMONDS (CLAUDIA9 BRANUM, MATTIE L.8 GANN, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1)  She married RONALD MCEWEN, son of ERWIN MCEWEN and WINIFRED ??. 

       

Child of PATRICIA EDMONDS and RONALD MCEWEN is:

                   i.    RONALD11 MCEWEN, JR.

 

 

15.  RUBY10 EDMONDS (CLAUDIA9 BRANUM, MATTIE L.8 GANN, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) died January 03, 2005 in Chattanooga, TN.  She married (1) AUSTIN MCDONALD.    She married (2) ? RODDY. 

       

Child of RUBY EDMONDS and ? RODDY is:

                   i.    LARRY11 RODDY.

 

 

16.  REXFORD CORNELIUS10 ALEXANDER (ROSELYN9 GANN, CHARLES ROSCOE8, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born November 03, 1938 in Sale Creek, Tennessee.  He married (1) U.N. WORTHY.    He married (2) CAROL DEAN POWELL May 23, 1970 in Graysville, Tennessee, daughter of JOSEPH POWELL and EASTER STANDIFER.  She was born August 03, 1940 in Falling Water, Tennessee.

 

 

Children of REXFORD ALEXANDER and U.N. WORTHY are:

                   i.    BELINDA GAIL11 ALEXANDER, b. May 10, 1959, Tyndall AFB, Panama City, FL.

                  ii.    BARRY GENE ALEXANDER, b. February 10, 1962, Tyndall AFB, Panama City, FL.

 

 

17.  EDWARD GERALD10 ALEXANDER (ROSELYN9 GANN, CHARLES ROSCOE8, CALOWAY WILLIAM7, WESLEY6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ADAM CARTER3, SAMUEL2, JOHANNES1) was born June 05, 1943 in Sale Creek, TN.  He married (1) MARY DELLA GILLIAM.  She was born in West VA.  He married (2) DIANE HARRIS BARTLETT SIMMONS. 

 

Notes for EDWARD GERALD ALEXANDER:

Children of EDWARD ALEXANDER and MARY GILLIAM are:

                   i.    MARK EDWARD11 ALEXANDER, b. May 17, 1966; m. (1) SANDRA LYNNE EBERHARDT; b. Washington State; m. (2) ANN CAMPBELL.

                  ii.    JENNIFER CLAIRE ALEXANDER, b. May 05, 1970.

                 iii.    REX MATTHEW ALEXANDER, b. February 13, 1973, Chattanooga, TN; m. TERESA ??.

 

       

Children of EDWARD ALEXANDER and DIANE SIMMONS are:

                 iv.    JESSICA11 BARTLETT, m. TODD DIRKSON.

                  v.    VERONICA BARTLETT, m. TODD CLEVERLY.

                 vi.    KAYLA SIMMONS.