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Margaret Jayne McAnna
Birth: 1908
Death: Jun. 5, 1961
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA

Daughter of Sarah Cavanaugh and Bernard McAnaa (sometimes found as McAnan and McAnna). Sister of Dolores Claire McAnaa Pheiffer, William J. McAnna, and Veronica (Vernochia) McAnan (Mrs. James Hood).
She was a poet and a journalist.

From contributor Ergo Sum:
Bernard M. McAnna (bc 1872; Scotland) Immigrated circa 1886

Bernard spoke (could speak) Scotch
Sarah Cavanaugh (bc 1882; England) Immigrated circa 1888

Married 154 Feb 1906; Des Moines, Iowa
Bernard’s parents: William M (b Irish Free State)
Cathay Dunion (b Irish Free State)
Sarah’s parents: Michael Cavanaugh (b England)
Jane Braniff (b Irish Free State)
*** Note: In the 1925 Iowa State Census their parents
are listed with variations on name spellings

William J. McAnna (bc 1907; Iowa)
Verochia “Veronica” (McAnna) Hood (bc 1908; Iowa)
Delores Claire (McAnna) Pheiffer (bc 1910; Iowa)
Margaret Jayne McAnna (bc 1917; Iowa)

Census trace:
1910 Des Moines Ward 6, Polk, IA
Bernard Mcanas 38 (Saloon owner)
Sarah Mcanas 28
William Mcanas 3
Vernockia Mcanas 2
Delores Mcanas 3 mos

1920 Des Moines Ward 6, Polk, IA
Bernard Macanaa 48 (Soft Drinks Merchant)
Sarah Macanaa 38
William Macanaa 13
Veronica Macanaa 11
Dolores Macanaa 9
Margeret Macanaa 3

1925 Iowa State Census: Des Moines Ward 7, Polk, IA
*** THIS CENSUS listed parent names and birthplaces
Bernard McAnna 53 (b Scotland)

father William McCenna (b Ireland)

mother Catherine Dockerty (b Ireland)

parents married in Ireland
Sarah McAnna 43 (b England)

father Michael Cavanaugh (b England)

mother Jane Brunff (b Ireland)

parents married in England
William McAnna 18 (b Iowa)
Veronic McAnna 16 (b Iowa)
Deloris McAnna 14 (b Iowa)
Margerite McAnna 8 (b Iowa)

1930 Des Moines, Polk, IA
Bernard M McAnna 56
Sarah F McAnna 45
Dolores C McAnna 19 (Cashier, Theatre)
Margaret J McAnna 13

1940 Des Moines, Polk, IA
Bernard McAnaa 70
Sarah McAnaa 58
William McAnaa 38 (William J. McAnna??)
Delores McAnaa 30
Margaret McAnaa 23
State of Illinois Veterans Home Cemetery
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA
Plot: 1272
Maintained by: Tanya
Originally Created by: Virginia Hachey
Record added: May 31, 2010
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