Peter McCANN ca 1834-1912 & Jane LITTLE ca 1826-1890

Co Tyrone, Ireland & Sandford, Victoria, Australia

Peter McCANN, born ca 1834, Co Tyrone, Ireland, son of James McCANN and Ann CURLY was married in 1855 in Co Tyrone, Ireland to Jane LITTLE, born ca 1826, Co Monaghan, Ireland, daughter of John LITTLE & Jane BELL.

Peter & Jane McCANN emigrated on the "General Hewett" in 1856 to Portland, Australia and settled at Sandford in South-West Victoria after a daughter was born at "Kadnook" Station near Harrow.

Jane McCANN died at Sandford in 1890 and Peter McCANN died in 1912.

Janes's brother Andrew LITTLE also emigrated settled in Sandford in 1862.

Peter McCANN and Jane LITTLE had the following known family:

  1. Isabella McCANN b. 1859, "Kadnook" Station, Harrow, Vic, m. George Patrick GILL, brother of Emma GILL below, and they had the following family:
    1. Peter GILL b. 1885, Sandford, Vic, m. Catherine McARLEIN
    2. John GILL b. 1886, Sandford, Vic, m. Maria O'CONNOR
    3. Rubina Maria GILL b. 1888, Sandford, Vic, m. ___ McNAMARA
    4. George GILL b. 1890, Sandford, Vic
    5. Charles GILL b. 1892, Sandford, Vic, m. Hannah GASPERINO
    6. Eva GILL b. 1893, Sandford, Vic, m. David McAdam McCALMAN
    7. Theresa GILL b. 1896, Sandford, Vic, m. William DALY
    8. Andrew GILL b. 1897, Sandford, Vic
    9. Isabella GILL b. 1900, Sandford, Vic

  2. Peter McCANN b. 1861, Sandford, Vic, m. Emma Jane GILL, sister of George GILL above, and had the following known family:
    1. Annie GILL b. 1879, Merino, Vic, m.
    2. Margaret McCANN b. 1886, Sandford, Vic, m. Edward NULTY
    3. Jane McCANN b. 1886, Sandford, Vic, m. Charles EDGECOMBE
    4. Alice Maude McCANN b. 1890, Sandford, Vic, m. John Henry LANE
    5. Pearl McCANN b. 1892, Sandford, Vic, m. James RADCLIFFE
    6. Peter John McCANN b. 1893, Sandford, Vic,
    7. Irene Bertha McCANN b. 1895, Sandford, Vic,
    8. Patricia Bell McCANN b. 1897, Sandford, Vic, m. ___ NEILSON
    9. Catherine Florence McCANN b. 1901, Sandford, Vic, m. Charles Harold SEALEY
    10. George Andrew McCANN b. 1903, Sandford, Vic, m. Eliza Florence JONES

  3. Margaret Jane McCANN b. 1864, Sandford, Vic, d. 1947, Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. Daniel SULLIVAN b. c1862 South Australia, d. 1921, Ararat, Victoria and had the following known family:
    1. Margaret Jane SULLIVAN b. 1886, Sandford, Vic, d. 1980 m. Allan BULL 1881-1961
    2. Joseph "Joe" William Henry SULLIVAN b. 1888, Dartmoor, Vic, d. 1918 Heilly, France
      • 1st AIF, L/Cpl 1973, 38th Battalion
      • KIA, 15 Apr 1918, Heilly, France
    3. Peter John SULLIVAN b. 1890, Dartmoor, Vic, d. 1967, m. .........?
    4. Katie Danette SULLIVAN b. 1892, Dartmoor, Vic, d. 1984, m. Robert "Bert" HOSKINS 1889-1958
    5. Michael Thomas SULLIVAN b. 1893, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1983, m. Catherine SUTTON 1894-1960
      • 1st AIF, Cpl 999, 38th Battalion, served in France
      • Grazier of Strathdownie
    6. Daniel Patrick SULLIVAN b. 1896, Dartmoor, Vic, d. 1979 m. Theresa Bridget SUTTON 1899-1974
    7. Laura Margaret SULLIVAN b. 1899, Dartmoor, Vic, d. 1944, m. Glen Joseph KERR 1899-1986

  4. Ann McCANN b. 1869, Sandford, Vic, m. 1896 to Thomas John JONES 1866-1949 and had children at Sandford from 1896-1908.

  5. Catherine McCANN b. 1877, Casterton, Vic, ???

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