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Ella Marie (Gillilan) McCann Stephenville, Erath County, Texas

 Jesse William McCann and Ella Marie (Gillilan) McCann, Stephenville, Erath County, Texas, 1947. photo courtesy of daughter, Martha Jane (McCann) Gilbreath, August 2014.

Ella Marie (Gillilan) McCann, maternal grandmother of Leonard Ross Tudor, my husband.

Birth:  Jul. 8, 1915 Dublin Erath County Texas, USA
Death:  Sep. 9, 1988 Stephenville, Erath County, Texas, USA 
On double marker with Jesse William McCann (1905-1975); “married 1933”.

They married 26 November 1933 in her parents home in Bohman Ridge Community, Erath County, Texas.

She died on 9 September 1988 in Stephenville, Erath County, Texas.

DUFFAU, TEXAS. Duffau is on Farm Road 1824 and Duffau Creek, fifteen miles southeast of Stephenville in Erath County. The town was named for Duffo, an Indian buried nearby.

By 1860 a post office had been established at the community, and by the mid-1880s

Duffau was a flourishing town of about 350 with steam flour mills and cotton gins, four churches, a hotel, a district school, three doctors, and two deputy sheriffs. Railroad routes bypassed Duffau, however, and by the mid-1890s it had begun to decline.

In 1940 it was a small trading center with a post office, seven businesses, and 110 residents.

Children: Annie Mae (Tudor), William Bert, Ella Katherine (Pettey), Helen Wynell (Adams), James Mackey, Martha Jane (Gilbreath), Danny Earl, David Lynn, Clarence Wayne, & Roy Joe McCann.

“My Mother was born 8th July, 1915 passed away the 9th September 1988 buried beside Daddy in Lower Greens Creek Cemetery, located on Hwy. 377 between Stephenville & Dublin, Texas. They were married in her parents home, Bohman Ridge Community, Erath County, Stephenville ,Texas on the 26th. November 1933. Mother was living with my sister & husband, Janie (McCann) & Joe Gilbreath’s home In Stephenville, Texas when she passed away.” source: Email from , Annie Mae (McCann) Tudor, 2013. 

Annie Bell (Bishop) Gillilan & James Franklin Gillilan, are my Mother, Ella Marie (Gillilan) McCann’s Parents.
My mother is their 1st. born daughter & her sisters are Mildred Wynell Gillilan (Carter) & Jimmie Mae Gillilan (Crafton). My Daddy, Jesse William McCann is 1st. born of 15 children of Matilda Mae (Hancock) McCann & Michael Lafayette McCann. Then I am 1st. born of 10 of their children. Big Families that has grown bigger now days.
source: Email from Annie Mae (McCann) Tudor, 2014 

Family links:   

Parents: James F. Gillilan (1889 – 1965) Annie Bell Gillilan (1892 – 1960)  

Spouse:   Jesse William McCann (1905 – 1975)    

Children:   Bert McCann (1937 – 2012)   Ella Katherine McCann Pettey (1940 – 2007)   James M. McCann (1945 – 1998)  

Inscription: On double marker with Jesse William McCann (1905-1975); “married 1933”.  
 
Burial:  Lower Greens Creek Cemetery  Stephenville Erath County Texas, USA 
Maintained by: TEXAS TUDORS 

Created by: Ken Jones Record added: Jan 28, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 17728008


Ella Marie (Gillilan)McCann Pedigree


 

 

Malinda (Stephens) Gillilan

Birth:  Feb. 1, 1855
Tennessee, USA
Death:  Feb. 2, 1950
Erath County
Texas, USA

Wife of Francis Marion Gillilan (bio by: Lanelle) Family links:
Spouse:
Francis Marion Gillilan (1849 – 1936) Children:
  John W. Gillilan (1874 – 1945)*
  Joseph A. Gillilan (1878 – 1935)*
  James F. Gillilan (1889 – 1965)*
  Nettie Virginia Gillilan Michell (1891 – 1976)*

Inscription:
“Mother”

Burial:
Live Oak Cemetery 
Dublin
Erath County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ken Jones
Record added: Jun 26, 2008 
Find A Grave Memorial# 27834268
Malinda <i>Stephens</i> Gillilan
Added by: TEXAS TUDORS
 
Malinda <i>Stephens</i> Gillilan
Added by: TEXAS TUDORS
 

Francis Marion Gillilan

Birth:  May 17, 1849
Tennessee, USA
Death:  Mar. 11, 1936
Erath County
Texas, USA


Son of Andrew J (A.J.) Gillilan and Mollie Durham.

Married Malinda Stephens on 21 Oct 1873 in Lincoln County, TN. She was the daughter of John J Stephens and Caroline Wheeler.

Their children:
John William Gillilan 1874-1945
Julia Ann Gillilan Wilson 1876-1962
Joseph Andrew Gillilan 1878-1935
Dollie Elonder Gillilan Maples 1881-1970
Henrietta Gillilan Farrar 1883-1960
James Franklin Gillilan 1889-1965
Nettie Virginia Gillilan Hill Michell 1891-1976
Annie Mae Gillilan Garrett 1894-1977

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Jackson Gillilan (1817 – 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Malinda Stephens Gillilan (1855 – 1950)*
 
 Children:
  John W. Gillilan (1874 – 1945)*
  Joseph A. Gillilan (1878 – 1935)*
  James F. Gillilan (1889 – 1965)*
  Nettie Virginia Gillilan Michell (1891 – 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Marion Gillilan (1849 – 1936)
  F. M. Gillilan (1849 – 1936)*
  Arthur Gillilan (1879 – 1908)*
 
Inscription:
Father

 
Burial:
Live Oak Cemetery 
Dublin
Erath County
Texas, USA
 

 
Created by: Lanelle
Record added: Jul 17, 2008 
Find A Grave Memorial# 28347795
Francis Marion Gillilan
Added by: TEXAS TUDORS
 
Francis Marion Gillilan
Added by: Anonymous
 
Francis Marion Gillilan
Cemetery Photo
Added by: DonZas
 

Annie Bell “Anabell” (Bishop) Gillilan

 

Birth:  Jun. 27, 1892

Erath County, Texas

Death:  Jan. 2, 1960

Stephenville, Erath County, Texas


On double marker with James F. Gillilan (1889-1965) 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Ella Marie Gillilan McCann (1915 – 1988)*
Burial:
Lower Greens Creek Cemetery 
Stephenville
Erath County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ken Jones
Record added: Nov 27, 2006 
Find A Grave Memorial# 16809269
Annie Bell Gillilan
Added by: TEXAS TUDORS
 
Annie Bell Gillilan
Added by: Ken Jones
 
Annie Bell Gillilan
Added by: Ken Jones

James Franklin “Pappy” Gillilan

 

Birth:  Feb. 12, 1889Johnson County, Texas
Death:  Sep. 25, 1965Stephenville, Erath County, Texas

On double marker with Annie Bell “Anabell” (Bishop) Gillilan (1892-1960) Family links:

 
 Parents:
  Francis Marion Gillilan (1849 – 1936)
  Malinda Stephens Gillilan (1855 – 1950)
 
 Children:
 Ella Marie Gillilan McCann (1915 – 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  John W. Gillilan (1874 – 1945)*
  Joseph A. Gillilan (1878 – 1935)*
  James F. Gillilan (1889 – 1965)
  Nettie Virginia Gillilan Michell (1891 – 1976)*
 

Burial:
Lower Greens Creek Cemetery 
Stephenville
Erath County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ken Jones
Record added: Nov 27, 2006 
Find A Grave Memorial# 16809260
James F. Gillilan
Pappy and Anabell (Bishop) Gillilan

Added by: TEXAS TUDORS

 
James F. Gillilan

 

James Franklin Gillilan & Annie Bell (Bishop) Gillilan, at the family home off Rt. 6, Bohman Ridge Community, Dublin, Erath County, Texas.