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Cannon, Lester Jenkins, 1888-1911

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1888-1911

Biographical History

Lester Jenkins Cannon (1888-1911) was a Mormon missionary serving in the Netherlands.

Lester Jenkins Cannon was born on July 4, 1888 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Abraham Hoagland Cannon and Sarah Ann Jenkins. Lester had seven siblings--George Jenkins Cannon (1879-1965), Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon Giauque (1883-1941), Claude Quayle Cannon (1883-1930), Emily Amanda Cannon (1885-1888), Hazel Cannon Hawley (1891-1958), Gene Cannon (1892-1892), and Spencer Croxall Cannon (1894-1965). Lester left for his mission to the Netherlands on July 9, 1909. He labored in Liege, Brussels, and Verviers, Belgium and Lille, France. On May 16, 1991, Lester passed away from a peritonitis after an apendicitis operation while on his missison in Lille, France. Lester Jenkins Cannon is buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

Citation

Ancestry, via WWW, January 13, 2016 (born Salt Lake City, Utah on July 4, 1888 to Abraham Hoagland Cannon and Sarah Ann Jenkins, passed away on May 16, 1911)

Findagrave, via WWW, January 13, 2016 (died in Lille, France, siblings--George Jenkins Cannon (1879-1965), Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon Giauque (1883-1941), Claude Quayle Cannon (1883-1930), Emily Amanda Cannon (1885-1888), Hazel Cannon Hawley (1891-1958), Gene Cannon (1892-1892), and Spencer Croxall Cannon (1894-1965), buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery)

Familysearch, via WWW, January 13, 2016 (died from peritonitis after operation for appendicitis)

The Improvement Era, vis WWW, January 13, 2016 (left for his mission in the Netherlands on July 9, 1909, labored in Liege, Brussels, and Verviers, Belgium and Lille, France)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Cannon and Willis families papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2216
Overview Boxes 1 and 2 being mostly manuscript material and booklets (as well as a few photographs), and boxes 3-5 being diaries and a folder of photocopies from a scrapbook and an autobiography. Most the manuscript material is typescript in form, coming from various persons. Boxes 3, 4, and the first folder of 5 contain all 33 of Lucy Grant Cannon's diaries. Some of her diaries overlap, meaning she apparently kept, sometimes, two or even three diaries at the same time. Her last six diaries, black in...