|Death: ||Jul. 18, 1839|
Lieut. Millinkin Co.
N. Car. Militia
Ignatious Nathan Gann...Gazette Issue #28 Spring 1995 confirms children of Ignatious Nathan Gann. Author of article is William R. Gann of Raytown, MO.
According to information published in and quote; Nathan Gann of Jonesboro, TN; His Life and Descendants and quote: by Gladys G. Gambill of Denton TX: From official military records:
He was reared in Halifax County, VA. In Autumn of 1776, he volunteered for military service and was assigned to tour with Captain Verney #39's militia. He then moved to Guilford County, N. C. He later settled in what is now Washington County, TN. March 1778, he was a lieutenant in Captain Milliken #39's company of the North Carolina Militia. He served a tour against the Chickamauga Indians. He was also on tours under Captains Hubbard and Moore. He served tours under Colonels Wotten and Cleveland. For four months, he served under Captain Michael Harrison. Dec. 16, 1778 he recieved a land grant for 341 acres in Guilford County and quote; on the Mayo Mountain at Sarah Powell #39's corner and quote; Deed book 1 Page 517. Winter of 1779, he served six months under Captain Gibson as a horseman to range the frontier. For three months, he was under Captain Christopher Taylor in Colonel Sevier #39's regiment. During this tour, he fought in the Battle of King #39's Mountain. He is credited with firing the shot that killed British General Patrick Ferguson. He then took a tour with Taylor, Sevier and Campbell against the Overhill Indians. He served at least 22 months as a private and nine months as a lieutenant. His pension application was executed on Sept. 10, 1832 at which time he was 73 years of age and living in Washington County, TN. North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts under the heading and quote; Special Certificates Paid Into the Comptroller #39's Office & quote; show Nathan Gann paid by Carter and Williams for military service, as were his father, Adam, his uncle Clement and his brother Thomas. These vouchers specify service in Washington and Sullivan counties.
Nathan was buried on the family farm, however the exact spot is not known today. A short distance from the house is a government marker specifying his service. Nathan died intestate in Washington County, TN and his estate was divided between his widow, Sarah Delaney Gann and some 18 heirs. Washington County Estates Vol. O Page 3 Nov. 1841 Washington County, Deeds Vol. 4 Page 143 Sept. 1790 Washington County, Deeds Vol. 32 Pgs 365-366
gnatious Nathan Gann was born 1759 in VA, and married about 1777 first wife name unknown in Virginia. Then married his second wife Susan about 1791 in Tennessee. Susan was born abt 1759 in Washington Co., TN. Ignatious died 18 Jul 1839 in Washington Co., TN and was buried on his farm there. Susan died about 1810 in Washington Co, TN and was also buried on his farm.
He married a third wife Mary (possible Clark), Dec. 1814 in Washington, TN. no known children.
He married a fourth time 24 Dec 1817 in Kingston, Roane Co., TN, Sarah Delaney, who was born 1792 in TN. Sarah died 9 Apr 1856 in Titus Co, TX.
Children with 1st unknown wife
John Gann (#1446) was born 1777/1778 in Guilford Co, NC, and married 28 Jun 1809 in Washington Co, TN, Rebecca Massengail.
Isaac Gann (#2434) was born 1782.
Thomas Gann (#448) was born 1783.
Anne Gann (#1453) was born 1784.
George Gann (#1297) was born 1785 in Jonesborough, Washington Co, TN. George died after 1871 in Hamilton Co, TN
Children with 2nd wife Susan
Mary (Polly) Gann (#1988) was born 1790.
Rebecca Gann (#1448) was born 1792.
Elizabeth Gann (#1113) was born about 1793.
Nathan Gann, Jr. (#728) was born 1794.
William Gann (#2423) was born 1797.
Susannah Gann (#1061) was born 1797/1800.
Solomon Gann (#1452) was born about 1798.
Lucinda Gann (#1066) was born about 1807/1808
Children with 4th wife Sarah Delaney
Anna Jane (Jennie) Gann (#1179) was born 22 Nov 1818.
Permelia Catherine Gann (#1127) was born 1820/1821.
Sampson Marion Gann (#639) was born 11 Aug 1825.
Margaret Malinda Gann (#2466) was born about 1828.
James Madison Gann (#1403) was born 19 Dec 1832.
Sarah Sophronia Gann (#1112) was born May 1837 in Jonesborough, Washington Co, TN, and married 18 Jul 1875 in Hopkins co, TX, William Rollins Smith who was born 1833. Sarah Sophronia died after 1910 in TX. Sarah and William did not have any children.
Adam Carter Gann (1727 - 1812)
Jane Adams Gann (1732 - 1780)
Susan Gann (1759 - 1814)*
Isaac Reuben Gann (1782 - 1846)*
Permelia Catherine Gann Good (1820 - 1850)*
John Gann (1749 - 1815)*
Clement Gann (1756 - 1757)*
Ignatius Nathan Gann (1759 - 1839)**
Ignatious Nathan Gann (1759 - 1839)
Thomas Gann (1764 - 1832)*
Adam Carter Gann (1769 - 1836)*
Daniel L. Gann (1777 - 1860)*
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Originally Created by: Jacinda Gilliam
Record added: Apr 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19080355
RIP Ignatious Nathan Gann. Thank you for your service, sir.|
Added: Apr. 30, 2016
I am sorry but this is not a picture of Ignatious Nathan Gann.One of the oldest photographic portraits known, made by Joseph Draper of New York, in 1839 or 1840, of his sister, Dorothy Catherine Draper.|
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