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Robert McCann
Birth: 1838, Scotland
Death: Oct. 17, 1899
Decatur
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA

Husband's 2nd great grandpa.

Parents unknown.

Married Josephine Cordner, February 13, 1869 in Paw Paw, Van Buren Co., MI.

*****Grandma used to tell me stories about this Grandpa's arriving in America. Said he had a hard life "across the pond" and was sold as a boat-hand headed to the land of the free and home of the brave. When he arrived, life continued to be a struggle to survive, earning what he could on the streets.

Along came the Civil War, and he joined the Twelfth Infantry which was organized at Niles by Colonel Francis Quinn of that city, and was mustered into service March 5, 1862, with an enrollment of 1,000 officers and men. By the end of the war, the Twelfth Infantry had seen plenty of fighting days.*****

NARA Publication Title: Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca.1879-ca.1903:
PVT CO. K, 12TH REGT. MICHIGAN INF.

BURIED LAKE SIDE, DECATUR, MI
HEADSTONE SUPPLIED BY LEE MARBLE WORKS
CONTACT MARCH 29, 1902.

Many thanks for stone photos, Jack Weiszer, who first listed and graciously transferred memorial. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Josephine Cordner McCann (1850 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Robert David McCann (1870 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
12 TH MICH. INFT. CO. K.
 
Burial:
Lakeside Cemetery
Decatur
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Arleta ♥
Originally Created by: Jack Weiszer
Record added: Jan 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104467527
Robert McCann
Added by: Jack Weiszer
 
Robert McCann
Added by: Jack Weiszer
 
 
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We are thankful ⚑ We are grateful
- 💖 Wayne & Arleta 💖
 Added: May. 30, 2016
Living, He loved me ♫ Dying, He saved me ♫ Buried, He carried my sins far away ♫ Rising, He justified freely forever ♫ One day He's coming ♫ Oh glorious day, oh glorious day!
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Mar. 27, 2016
༺💞༻ HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to Grandpa & Grandma,
- 💖 Wayne & Arleta 💖
 Added: Feb. 13, 2016
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