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Cannon (Family : Cannon, George, 1794-1844)

 Family

Dates

  • Existence: 1825-

Biographical History

George Cannon was born on December 3, 1794, in Peel on the Isle of Man, England. In 1825, he married Ann Quayle. The couple had six children who lived to adulthood: George Quayle Cannon, Mary Alice Cannon, Ann Cannon, Angus Munn Cannon, David Henry Cannon, and Leonora Cannon. In 1840, the family was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by George's brother-in-law, John Taylor. The family decided to immigrate to America, and in September of 1842, they set sail. Ann Quayle Cannon died at sea. George Cannon remarried in Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1844, marrying Mary Edwards White, with whom he had one daughter, Elizabeth Edwards Cannon. He died on August 19, 1844.

George Quayle Cannon, oldest child of George Cannon and Ann Quayle, was born in Liverpool, England, on January 11, 1827. He was baptized with his family into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he was thirteen years old, and immigrated with his family to America in 1842. By 1844, both his parents had died, and in 1847 he traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, with his uncle John Taylor's family. Cannon had six wives: Elizabeth Hoagland, married 1854; Sarah Jane Jenne, married 1858; Eliza Lamercia Tenney, married 1865; Martha Telle, married 1868; Emily Hoagland, married 1881; and Caroline Partridge Young, married 1884. George Q. Cannon died on April 12, 1901, in Monterey, California.

Angus Munn Cannon, younger brother of George Q. Cannon, was born on May 17, 1834, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, to parents George Cannon and Ann Quayle. Along with his family, he was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1840 and traveled to Nauvoo in 1842. In 1849, he traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, and lived in Utah for most of the rest of his life. He had six wives: Sarah Maria Mousley, married 1858; Ann Amanda Mousley, married 1858; Clarissa Cordelia Moses Mason, married 1875; Johanna Christina Danielson, married 1887; Maria Bennion, married 1886; and Martha Maria Hughes, married 1884. Angus M. Cannon died on June 17, 1915, from apoplexy in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Abraham Hoagland Cannon was the son of George Q. Cannon and his first wife, Elizabeth Hoagland. He was born on March 12, 1859, in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he lived most of his life. He had three wives: Sarah Ann Jenkins, married 1878; Wilhelmina M. Cannon, daughter of Angus Munn Cannon, married 1879, and Mary E. Croxall, married 1887. Abraham H. Cannon died unexpectedly of meningitis on July 19, 1896, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Quayle Cannon was the son of Angus Munn Cannon and his second wife, Ann Mousley, born on December 30, 1879, in Salt Lake City, Utah. On September 20, 1905, Cannon married Eugenia Silver in Salt Lake City, Utah. Quayle Cannon died on August 26, 1950, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Quayle Cannon, Jr., son of Quayle Cannon and Eugenia Silver, was born on July 5, 1906, in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1935, he moved to Washington, D.C., and on April 10, 1936, Cannon married Fay Allred in Washington, D.C.; she died on June 27, 1969. Shortly after their marriage, the family moved back to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he lived most of the rest of his life. He married Lanor Hailstone Rowe on June 18, 1971, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Quayle Cannon, Jr., died on August 28, 1990, in Bountiful, Utah.

Donald Q. Cannon is the son of Quayle Cannon, Jr., and Fay Allred. Born on December 24, 1936, in Washington, D.C., he was raised mostly in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1960, he married JoAnn McGinnis in the Salt Lake City Temple. He was stationed at the Pentagon during his U.S. Army service from 1965 to 1867, and following his service taught U.S. History at the University of Maine in Portland. In 1973, he began teaching at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He retired from BYU in 2007.

Citation

Sedgwick Research, via WWW, July 26, 2011 (George Cannon; b. December 3, 1794 in England; m. Ann Quayle in 1825; baptized into the Church in 1840; family immigrated to America in 1842; Ann died at sea; remarried in Nauvoo to Mary Edwards White; d. August 19, 1844) http://www.sedgwickresearch.com/cannon/cannon.htm

Familysearch, via WWW, July 26, 2011 (George Cannon; six children that lived to adulthood)

Wikipedia, via WWW, July 26, 2011 (George Q. Cannon; b. January 11, 1827 in England; baptized when thirteen; immigrated to America in 1842; traveled to Salt Lake City in 1847; d. April 12, 1901 in California)

Familysearch, via WWW, July 21, 2011 (George Q. Cannon; six wives; Angus Munn Cannon; b. May 17, 1834 in England; six wives; d. June 7, 1915)

Harold B. Lee Library, via WWW, July 22, 2011 (Abraham Hoagland Cannon; b. March 12, 1859 Salt Lake City; parents George Q. Cannon, Elizabeth Hoagland; m. Sarah Ann Jenkins October 16, 1878; m. Wilhelmina M. Cannon October 15, 1879; m. Mary E. Croxall January 11, 1887, in Mexico; died of meningitis July 19, 1896, in Salt Lake City) http://lib.byu.edu/digital/mmd/diarists/Cannon_%20Abraham.php

Familysearch, via WWW, July 22, 2011 (Abraham Hoagland Cannon; b. March 12, 1859; d. July 19, 1896; Quayle Cannon; b. Dec 30, 1879 in Salt Lake City; parents Angus M. Cannon and Ann Mousley; m. Sept 20, 1905 in Salt Lake City; d. Aug 26, 1950 in Salt Lake City)

Deseret news, via WWW, July 20, 2011 (Quayle Cannon, Jr.; b. July 5, 1906, in Salt Lake City; m. Fay Allred in Washington, D.C., on April 10, 1936; m. Lanor Hailstone Rowe in Salt Lake City on June 18, 1971; d. August 28, 1990 in Bountiful)

UPB files, July 26, 2011 (Donald Q. Cannon; b. December 24, 1936 in Washington, D.C.; parents Quayle Cannon, Jr., and Fay Allred. m. JoAnn McGinnis in 1960; stationed at Pentagon; taught at University of Maine; taught at BYU 1973-2007)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Cannon family journals and papers, 1881-1959

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6154 Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes journals of Donald Q. Cannon, Quayle Cannon, Jr., and Quayle Cannon, and photocopies of the journals of Abraham H. Cannon and Angus M. Cannon. Also includes a copy of The Book of Mormon. Journals document missionary and daily life from the late 1800s to early 1900s.