Ernest Charles Cann

Mr Ernest Charles Cann

Mr Ernest Charles Cann was born in c. 1883 1 the son of William Cann.

Ernest later moved to Penwithick near St Austell, Cornwall where he worked as a china clay labourer. He was married to Emmie Johns on 4 November 1911.

Mr Cann boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger along with his friend William Saundercock, also of Penwithick. His ticket (#2152) cost 8 1s. His destination in the USA is not known.

Ernest Cann died in the sinking, his body was not recovered.

Notes
In some documents his age is given as 21, his marriage certificate gives his age as 28 in 1911.

Documents
Marriage Certificate

References
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Contributors
Steve Coombes, UK
Chris Dohany, USA
Brian Ticehurst, UK

Articles and Stories

AWAIT COMING OF CARPATHIA WITH RESCUED

Elizabeth Daily Journal  (1912) 

AWAIT COMING OF CARPATHIA WITH RESCUED

 
Marriage Certificate

(1911) 

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

 
Family Information

FAMILY INFORMATION

 
TITANIC VICTIM'S HUSBAND MISSING

Newark Star  (1912) 

TITANIC VICTIM'S HUSBAND MISSING

 
JERSEY DEATH ROLL DETAILS

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

JERSEY DEATH ROLL DETAILS

 
TELLS OF SEEING MEN SHOT DOWN ON TITANIC

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

TELLS OF SEEING MEN SHOT DOWN ON TITANIC

 
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