Person:William Gano (4)

William Beriah Gano
m. 15 Mar 1853
  1. William Beriah Gano1854 - 1913
  2. John Thomas Gano1856 - 1891
  3. Clarence Welch Gano1858 - 1906
  4. Samuel E. Gano1859 - 1860
  5. Kate Gano1862 - 1944
  6. Fannie C. Gano1864 - 1864
  7. Maurice Dudley Gano1865 - 1927
  8. Dr. Sidney Johnston Gano1867 - 1921
  9. Robert Lee Gano1867 - 1911
  10. Emma Gano1869 - 1936
  11. Frank Allen Gano1871 - 1874
  12. Martha Clara Gano1873 - 1903
m. 23 Sep 1882
  1. Allene Gano1883 - 1922
  2. Richard Chilton Gano1888 - 1969
  3. Annette Gano1891 - 1979
  4. Martha Gano1892 - 1961
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Beriah Gano
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Feb 1854 Bourbon County, Kentucky
Education? 1877 Cambridge, MassachusettsStudent at Harvard Law School.
Marriage 23 Sep 1882 Georgetown, Scott County, Kentuckyto Jeanette de Lafayette Grissom
Census[2] 1900 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
Death[1][4] 25 Jul 1913 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Burial[1] 27 Jul 1913 Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas

Dallas County, Texas, 1900 census:[2]

Gano, William B. Head 46 yrs (b. Feb 1854) (marr. 18 yrs) b. Kentucky (parents, b. Kentucky) Lawyer
      Nettie D. Wife 42 yrs (b. Jul 1857) (6 children, 4 living) b. Kentucky (parents, b. Tennessee/Kentucky)
      Allene Dau 16 yrs (b. Jul 1883) b. Kentucky (parents, b. Kentucky) In school
      Richard C. Son 11 yrs (b. Dec 1888) b. Texas (parents, b. Kentucky) In school
      Annette Dau 9 yrs (b. Jan 1891) b. Texas (parents, b. Kentucky) In school
      Martha Dau 7 yrs (b. Nov 1892) b. Texas (parents, b. Kentucky)
Anderson, Mat [BLACK] Domestic 23 yrs (b. Jan 1876) (single) b. Texas (parents, b. "Unk") Day laborer
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Find A Grave.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dallas, Texas, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T623)
    ED 89, p. 4A, dwelling/family 62/64.
  3.   Dallas Morning News. (Dallas, Texas)
    p. 4, 27 Jul 1913.

    "Will Bring Body to Dallas"

    Chicago, Ill., July 26 -- W. B. Gano, an attorney of Dallas, died suddenly at the Henrotin Memorial Hospital at 5:30 o'clock Friday evening.

    Chilton Gano, a son, was in Chicago when the end came. Two unmarried daughters of Mr. Gano were in Los Angeles visiting a married sister, Mrs. Howard Hughes. the body will be shipped to Dallas tomorrow night at 6 o'clock via the Rock island and Kansas City.

    Chilton Gano will accompnay the body to Dallas.

    W. B. Gano Dies in Chicago.
    Former Dallas Lawyer Passes Away There, Following Surgical Operation.

    W. B. Gano, a member of the law firm of Gano, Gano & Gano, and one of the oldest members of the Dallas bar, died Friday evening in Henrotin Hospital in chicago, following a surgical operation made necessary by an injury received in a railway accident two weeks ago. He was located temporarily in Chicago and making his home in one of the suburbs. Going into the city one morning, the train stopped suddenly, throwing him against the back of the seat in front. He regarded the injury as so slight that he said nothing to his Dallas relatives about it. When he thought he had about recovered from it he was induced to undergo an operation, shortly after which he died.

    M. D. Gano, a brother and law partner, left last night for Chicago to accompany the body to Dallas. The time of the funeral will be announced later.

    William B. Gano, who was a son of the late Gen. R. M. Gano was born in Kentucky Feb. 20, 1854. He was a graduate from the classical department of the University of Kentucky and afterward from the law department of Harvard College. He began the practice of law in Dallas in 1882 as the partner of Judge Z. E. Coombs, which partnership continued until the death of Judge Coombs in 1892. In 1895 he formed a partnership with his brothers, W. D. and R. L. Gano, under the name of Gano, Gano & Gano, which continued until his death.

    Aug. 31, 1882, Mr. Gano was married to Miss Nettie Grissim, who died several years ago. Six children survive him. They are Mrs. Howard Hughes of Houston, Misses Annette, Martha and Vera, and Chilton and Marcus. Chilton is a graduate of Cornell, Miss Annette of Wellesley and Miss Martha of the University of Chicago. Mrs. Hughes and Misses Annette and Martha, who have been spending the summer in California, are now on their way to Dallas. Chilton Gano was with his father in Chicago, and will accompany the body to Dallas.

    Dr. S. J. Gano, a brother living in New Orleans, will reach Dallas today. Mr. Gano is survived by two sisters, Mrs. H. L. McLaurin and Mrs. Emma Scurry, widow of the late Gen. Tom Scurry, both of Dallas.

  4. Cook, Illinois. Cook, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1908-1988: [database on-line]. (Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008).
  5.   Polk's City Directory (Dallas, Texas)
    [. 345, 1906.

    Gano, William B. (Gano, Gano, & Gano) r 193 Masten