Peter McCANN c.1834-1912
&
Jane LITTLE c.1826-1890

Co Tyrone & Co Monaghan, Ireland ;
"Kadnook" Station, Harrow, Victoria & Sandford (on the Wannon), Victoria, Australia

Peter McCANN, born c.1834, Co Tyrone, Ireland, son of James McCANN and Ann CURLY was married in 1855 in Co Tyrone, Ireland to Jane LITTLE, born c.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.

Jane's brother Andrew LITTLE also emigrated and settled at Sandford in 1862.

Peter McCANN and Jane LITTLE had the following known family:

  1. Isabella McCANN 1859-1950, "Kadnook" Station, Harrow, Victoria; d. Casterton, Victoria; m. 1884 to George Patrick GILL 1858-1952, b. Portland, Victoria to George Andrew GILL and Alice Jane DOOLEY; d. Casterton, Victoria; brother of Emma GILL below, and they had the following family...
    1. Peter GILL 1885-1975, Sandford, Victoria; d. Casterton, Victoria; m. 1918 to Katherine Ellen McARLEIN 1881-1959, b. Dergholm, Victoria to Bernard McARLEIN and Catherine QUINN; d. Melbourne, Victoria.
    2. John GILL 1886-1952, b. Sandford, Victoria; WW1 service as Cpl 2913, 5th Broad Gauge Railway O C, AIF; named Sandford War Memorial; d. Mildura, Victoria; m. 1917 to Mariea Margaretta O'CONNOR c.1883-1955, b. ..?..; d. Midura, Victoria.
    3. Rubina Maria GILL 1888-1966, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Port__, Victoria; m. 1923 to John Francis McNAMARA, b. ...?..; accountant of Coburg, Victoroia (1952); d. ..?..
    4. George GILL 1890-1970, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Portland, Victoria.
    5. Charles Stanley GILL 1892-1965, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Casterton, Victoria; m. 1915 to Hannah GASPERINO 1894-1981, b. Sandford, Victoria to Joseph GASPERINO and Margaret HUMPHRIES; d. Casterton, Victoria.
    6. Eva GILL 1893-1984, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Casterton, Victoria; m. David McAdam McCALMAN 1884-1976, b. Sandford, Victoria to Georgina McCALMAN; d. Portland, Victoria.
    7. Theresa GILL 1896-1981, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Casterton, Victoria; m. ? William James Mark DALY c.1896-1971, b. ..?.., d. Hamilton, Victoria.
    8. Andrew GILL 1897-1959, Sandford, Victoria; Nareen, Victoria (1942); WW2 Service 1942-1944; d. Casterton, Victoria.
    9. Isabella "Belle" GILL 1900-1991, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Casterton?, Victoria; m. William "Bill" KELLY 1896-1967, b. Casterton, Victoria to Michael Patrick KELLY and Julia Elizabeth McEVOY; d. Casterton, Victoria.

  2. Peter McCANN 1861-1952, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Sandford, Victoria; m. 1885 to Emma Jane GILL 1860-1926, b. Branxholme, Victoria; sister of George GILL above; d. Sandford, Victoria; had the following known family...
    1. Annie GILL 1879-1894, b. Merino, Victoria; d. Sandford, Victoria.
    2. Margaret McCANN 1886-1950, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Hamilton, Victoria; m. 1906 to Edward Thomas NULTY 1881-1959, b. Sandford, Victoria to Bryan "Bernard" NULTY and Julia Mary MURRAY; d. Casterton, Victoria.
    3. Jane McCANN 1886-1927, b. "Runnymede" Station, Sandford, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1911 t0 Charles Joseph EDGECOMBE ..?..
    4. Alice Maude McCANN 1890-1967, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Ballarat, Victoria; m. 1911 to John Henry LANE 1889-1960, b. Sandford, Victoria to James Edgar LANE and Caroline HUMPHRIES; d. Portland, Victoria.
    5. Pearl McCANN 1892-1983, b. Sandford, Victpria; d. Casterton, Victoria; m. 1913 to James Sinclair RADCLIFFE c. 1886-1967, son of William RADCLIFFE and Jessie SINCLAIR; d. Portland, Victoria.
    6. Peter John McCANN 1893-1954, b. Sandford, Victoria; WW1 service as Pte 6318, 6th Battalion, AIF; Sandford War Memorial; d. Horsham, Victoria; m. 1927 to Elizabeth HEAD 1893-1974, b. kangaroo Flat, Victoria to Alfred John Francis HEAD and Ellen TREWEN; d. Dimboola, Victoria; 4 children.
    7. Irene Bertha McCANN 1895-1965, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1920 to Adrian Francis ST LEON 1895-1982, b. Melbourne, Victoria to Augustus Frederick ST LEON aka JONES; Circus Performer; d. NSW
    8. Patricia "Belle" McCANN 1897-1979, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Portland, Victoria; m. Patrick Robert LEDDIN 1884-1957, b. Yambuk, Victoria to Patrick LEDDIN and Mary DALTON; d. Portland, Victoria.
    9. Catherine Florence "Kate" McCANN 1901-1920, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Merino, Victoria; m. 1920 tp Charles Harold SEALEY 1891-1949, b. Casterton, Victoria to Alfred George SEALEY and Mary Ann COX; d. Casterton, Victoria.
    10. George Andrew McCANN 1903-1981, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Hamilton, Victoria; m. 1927 to Eliza Florence JONES 1908-1992, b. Sandford, Victoria to William George JONES and Janet Munro MURRELL; d. ..?..

  3. Margaret Jane McCANN 1864-1947, b. Sandford, Victoria; res Dartmoor, Victoria; d. Mount Gambier, South Australia; m. 1885 to Daniel Thomas SULLIVAN 1857-1921, b. South Australia to Michael SULLIVAN and Mary HALPIN; res Dartmoor, Victoria; d. Ararat, Victoria and had the following known family...
    1. Margaret Jane SULLIVAN 1886-1980, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Red Cliffs, Victoria; m. Allan BULL 1881-1961
    2. , b. Merino, Victoria to William Isaac JARRAD and Elizabeth BULL; d. Red Cliffs, Victoria.
    3. Joseph William Henry "Joe" SULLIVAN 1888-1918, b. Dartmoor, Victoria; d. Heilly, France
      • L/Cpl 1973, 38th Battalion, 1st AIF
      • KIA, 15 Apr 1918, Heilly, France
    4. Peter John SULLIVAN 1890-1967, b. Dartmoor, Victoria; d. Portland, Victoria, m. ..?..
    5. Katie Danette "Netta" SULLIVAN 1892-1984, b. Dartmoor, Victoria; d. ..?.., m. 1927 to Robert "Bert" HOSKINS 1889-1958, b. Mumbannar, Victoria; d. Mount Gambier, South Australia.
    6. Michael Thomas "Mick" SULLIVAN 1894-1983, b. Dartmoor, Victoria; d. Strathdownie, Victoria; m. 1929 to Catherine Julia "Kate" SUTTON c.1894-1960, b. South Australia to Jeremiah Andrew SUTTON and Mary Kate CURTAIN; d. Strathdownie, Victoria.
      • 1st AIF, Cpl 999, 38th Battalion, served in France
      • Grazier of Strathdownie
    7. Daniel Patrick SULLIVAN 1896-1979, b. Dartmoor, Victoria; P. portland, Victoria; m. 1924 to Theresa Bridget SUTTON 1899-1974, b. South Australia to Jeremiah Andrew SUTTON and Mary Kate CURTAIN; d. Portland, Victoria.
    8. Laura Margaret SULLIVAN 1899-1944, b. Dartmoor, Victoria; d. Winnap, Victoria; m. 1928 to Glenaulin Joseph "Glen" KERR 1899-1986, b. Dartmoor, Victoria to James KERR and Lydia Ann EMERSON.

  4. Ann McCANN 1869-1967, b. Sandford, Victoria; d. Casterton, Victoria; m. 1896 to Thomas John JONES 1866-1949, b. Digby, Victoria to John Thomas JONES and Elizabeth "Eliza" O'TOOLE; d. Mitta Mitta, Victoria. They had 6 children at Sandford from 1896-1908.

  5. Catherine McCANN 1877-..?.., b. Casterton/Sandford, Victoria; d. ..?..; m. ..?..

Links to Pioneer Names at...

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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