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William Scannell (b. February 23, 1856, d. July 30, 1896)William Scannell (son of John Scannell and Mary Lane) was born February 23, 1856 in Glammorgan, Wales, and died July 30, 1896 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.He married Mary Desmond on October 04, 1879 in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Tredegar.
Notes for William Scannell:
1881 UK Census:
May be family of William and Mary Scannell living at Church Square (under house) with daughter Mary Ann & Son John.
William traveled to Scranton from Wales before Pittsburgh.
1023 Woods Run Avenue
Letter from Ben Wheeler (Daniel Scannell line) "I have just heard from Ken ... William Scannell was killed at work whilst doing an extra shift at the steelworks, a gantry he was crossing collapsed and he was incinerated...he suggests that we may be able to find out more by the Pittsburgh Coroners Office."Done...and have Coroner's report of death and burial site in Calvary Cemetery.The coroner's report and burial at Calvary Cemetery states that he was William "Scanlon!!"He is buried in the grave next to Mary Scannell.
"Bethlehem Furnace circa 1920 in Pittsburgh"
More About William Scannell:
Birth Certificate: Birth Certificate:yes.
Burial: Buried:Calvary Cemetery.
Death Certificate: Death Certificate - yes.
Death Notice: Death Notice - coroner's report.
Immigrated to US: Emigrated to US 8/29/1881.
Marriage Certifica: Marriage Certificate - yes.
More About William Scannell and Mary Desmond:
Marriage: October 04, 1879, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Tredegar.
Children of William Scannell and Mary Desmond are:
- +Mary Ann Scannell, b. August 12, 1879, Tredegar, South Wales, d. November 13, 1944, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- +John Thomas Scannell, b. December 28, 1880, England, d. August 30, 1934, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- +Daniel J. Scannell, b. 1882, England, d. September 02, 1950, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- +Johanna Scannell, b. 1884.
- William Scannell, b. 1884, d. November 16, 1900.
- Kathryn Scannell, b. 1891, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, d. August 03, 1974, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Edward Scannell, b. 1892, d. February 05, 1901, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- +Helen Scannell, b. 1893, d. December 06, 1960, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Nora Scannell, b. Abt. 1894, d. June 09, 1982, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Agnes Scannell, b. 1896, d. December 24, 1896, Allegheny City, Pennsylvania.