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Raymond Eddie GANN

Male 1919 - 1976  (57 years)


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  • Name Raymond Eddie GANN 
    Born 3 Apr 1919  Bernice, Ottawa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 11 Jun 1947  Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Sep 1976  Selma, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Sep 1976  Deer Creek Cemetery, Selma, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Was baptized at the St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg, PA.

      1920 Census: Oklahoma, Delaware, Township 4
      Arthur Gann, head, rents, 29, born in Missouri, father born in Missouri, mother born in Kentucky, general farmer;
      Cora M. Gann, wife, 29, born in Missouri, father and mother born in Missouri;
      Raymond Gann, son, 10/12, born in Oklahoma, father and mother born in Missouri.

      1930 Census: Oklahoma, Ottawa, Miami:
      Arthur E. Gann, head, 39, born in Missouri, father and mother born in Missouri, no occupation;
      Carel B. Gann, wife, 39, born in Missouri, father and mother born in Missouri;
      Raymond E. Gann, 11, born in Oklahoma, father and mother born in Missouri;
      Jewel G. Englert, niece, 28, born in Arkansas, father born in U.S., mother born in Missouri.

      SSDI: #442-18-3791, b. 3 Apr 1919, d. Sept. 1976. Issued by OK (before 1951); res. 94025, Menlo Park, San Mateo County, CA.

      U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
      Name: Raymond E. Gann
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 3 Apr 1919
      Death Date: 15 Sep 1976
      SSN: 442183791
      Enlistment Date 1: 31 Jul 1943
      Release Date 1: 15 Feb 1946

      "Raymond Eddie Gann" listed in article in The Gettysburg Times, Friday, May 28, 1948, as one of more than 1,200 Adams County Men and Women, Veterans of 2 Wars, Members of Lentz Post.

      Advertisement from the Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania), May 28, 1947:
      "May 30th Opening, Lincoln Logs, four miles east of Gettysburg on LIncoln Highway. Daning to the Music of "Buzz" Barnes and his Wood Choppers. Featuring Freddie Hughes, Talented Vocalist; George Ollinger, Trumpeter, and Ray Gann, Guitarist"...
    Person ID I120  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2014 

    Father Arthur E. GANN,   b. 25 Nov 1891, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. New Center G.A.R. Cemetery, Miami, Ottawa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Cora M. ROBINSON,   b. Abt 1891, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1943, Miami, Ottawa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mildred Johanna NELSON,   b. 26 May 1923, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 2001, Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1944  Air Base Chapel, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Eddie Ray GANN,   b. 10 Aug 1945, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 2003, Gallatin Gateway, Gallatin, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +2. Peggy Lee GANN,   b. 11 Dec 1947, Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 2018, McAllister, Madison, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Craig Harold GANN
    Photos
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann.  Wedding.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann. Wedding.
    Married 18 Nov 1944 at the Air Base Chapel, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    Gann, Ray and wife Mildred Nelson Gann.  Family.
    Gann, Ray and wife Mildred Nelson Gann. Family.
    Christmas with the Gann Family
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    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
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    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann.
    Christmas 1956. Taken at Nathharst Ave., Portola Valley, California. House no longer exists.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann, with their first child, Eddie Ray, celebrating his first birthday.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann, with their first child, Eddie Ray, celebrating his first birthday.
    Taken August 1946.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and her three children, celebrating Christmas 1956.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and her three children, celebrating Christmas 1956.
    From L to R: Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman, Craig Gann, Peggy Gann Hoe, and Eddie Ray Gann. Verso of photograph reads: 1956-Xmas. Nathhardt Ave. house no longer there. Eddie (11), Peggy (9) Millie and Craig (4).
    Gann, Raymond Eddie and Wesley Hofstad with their first children.
    Gann, Raymond Eddie and Wesley Hofstad with their first children.
    L. to R. Ray Gann holding his first child, Eddie Ray, born 10 Aug 1945, and Wes Hofstad holding his first child, Barbara Ann, born 10 Sep 1945. Taken in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1946. Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018. Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and Lillian Nelson Hofstad, with their first children: Eddie Ray Gann, b. 10 Aug 1945, and Barbara Ann Hofstad, 10 Sep 1945.  Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018.  Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and Lillian Nelson Hofstad, with their first children: Eddie Ray Gann, b. 10 Aug 1945, and Barbara Ann Hofstad, 10 Sep 1945. Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018. Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Apr 1919 - Bernice, Ottawa, Oklahoma, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Nov 1944 - Air Base Chapel, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Jun 1947 - Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Sep 1976 - Selma, Josephine, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Sep 1976 - Deer Creek Cemetery, Selma, Josephine, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Lowell, Alice Nelson holding brother-in-law, Raymond Eddie Gann.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson holding brother-in-law, Raymond Eddie Gann.
    Picture taken at 810 N. French Ave. in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Taken sometime during the mid 1940s.