Cannon, Annie Wells, 1859-1942
- Existence: 1859 - 1942
Annie Wells Cannon (1859-1942) was a prominent woman of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and active in local Utah government.
Elizabeth Anne ("Annie") Wells was born to Emmeline Branch Woodward and Daniel Hammer Wells in Salt Lake City, Utah on December 7, 1895. She attended the University of Deseret. Annie married John Quayle Cannon on March 17, 1880, and together they had twelve children.
During her life Annie was the first president of the War Mothers of Utah, served as president of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, and was actively involved in the Red Cross. From 1919 to the end of her life, Annie was on the Relief Society General Board. She was a member of the Utah State Legislature in 1913-1915 and 1921. In 1921 she was appointed by President Herbert Hoover to be the chairman for Utah's European Relief Drive. She died on September 2, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Citation:Journals, 1877-1942 t.p.(Annie Wells Cannon, b. 1859 d. 1942)
Our legacy: Relief Society centennial anthology of verse by Latter-day Saint women, 1835-1942, 1941: t.p. (Annie Wells Cannon)
UPB files, July 15, 2002 (Annie Wells Cannon; b. 7 September 1859, Salt Lake City to Daniel Hanmer Wells and Emmeline Blanche Woodward Wells; married John Q Cannon and had twelve children; activist for women's suffrage; member of the Utah State Legislature from 1913-1915 and again in 1921; d. 2 September 1942)
UPB files, Jan. 26, 2017 (Annie Wells Cannon; m. Mar. 17, 1880; president of War Mothers of Utah 1918; appointed to Relief Society General Board 1919; chairman of Utah's European Relief Drive in early 1921; Red Cross work; attended University of Deseret; talk from her funeral describes service in Utah House of Representatives)
FamilySearch, Jan. 26, 2017 (Elizabeth Anne ("Annie") Wells; b. Dec. 7, 1895; d. September 2, 1942; parents Emmeline B. Wells and Daniel H. Wells; spouse John Quayle Cannon) https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NQHS-DMX
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Contains, photographs, including portraits, of Annie Wells Cannon and family members. Dated approximately 1877 to 1963.
Papers of Emmeline B. Wells and Annie Wells Cannon, including biographies, a pedigree chart, a medal of service, letters, poetry, and a geography coursebook. Materials dated approximately 1877 to 1963.
Contains photographs of the family of Emmeline B. Wells and Annie Cannon Wells. Photographs are of family members, some unidentified. Also contains scrapbooks with photographs and clippings, and loose ephemera from scrapbooks. Date dapproximately 1877 to 1963.
Contains loose scrapbook material, such as clippings, photographs, postcards, and other ephemera. Also contains a scrapbook tited "The Ideal Scrapbook," with clippings, photographs, and other ephemera. Materials dated approximately 1897 to 1960.
Correspondence, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, date books, and other ephemera related to the life and career of Phyllis Southwick. Materials of Margaret Cannon Clayton, Emmeline B. Wells, Elizabeth Ann "Annie" Wells Cannon, as well as the Cannon and Wells families are included and are focused on civic activism in Utah, higher education instruction, and women suffrage movements. Materials dated 1889 to 1982.
Contains photographs of unidentified individuals, dated approximately 1910 to 1940.
Collection contains papers and photographs from the lives of Emmeline B. Wells and Annie Wells Cannon. The papers mostly include biographies, though a pedigree chart and a medal of service are also of note. Most of the photographs are connected to Cannon, with several coming from a large scrapbook. Dated approximately 1877 to 1963.
- Archival Object 5
- Collection 4
- Women -- Suffrage -- Utah 7
- Home and Family 6
- Photographs 6
- Social Life and Customs 6
- Mormon families -- Utah 5
- Letters 4
- Scrapbooks 4
- Salt Lake City (Utah) 3
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
- Diaries 2
- Family histories 2
- Printed ephemera 2
- Artifacts 1
- Biographies 1
- Books 1
- Civic Activism 1
- Daybooks 1
- Denver (Colo.) 1
- England 1
- Essays 1
- Latter Day Saint families -- Utah 1
- Latter Day Saint women 1
- Latter Day Saint women -- Correspondence 1
- Latter Day Saint women -- Diaries 1
- Latter Day Saint women -- Suffrage 1
- Latter Day Saint women -- Suffrage -- Utah 1
- Latter Day Saint women -- United States 1
- Latter Day Saint women -- Utah 1
- Medals 1
- Mexico 1
- Missions and Missionaries 1
- Netherlands 1
- New York (State) 1
- Newsletters 1
- Oregon 1
- Pedigrees 1
- Poetry 1
- Politics, Government, and Law 1
- Portraits 1
- Programs 1
- Relief Society 1
- San Francisco (Calif.) 1
- Seattle (Wash.) 1
- Utah -- Politics and government 1
- Utah -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
- Victoria (B.C.) 1
- Victory (Sask.) 1
- Women 1
- Women -- Political activity 1
- Women -- Political activity -- Utah 1
- Women educators -- United States 1 + ∧ less