Jefferson Sawyer Cannon

1850–28 October 1926 (Age 76)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Jefferson Sawyer

When Jefferson Sawyer Cannon was born in 1850, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Cannon, was 35 and his mother, Malinda Sawyer, was 33. He married Louisa J Wood about 1872, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Baxter Springs, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 28 October 1926, in Haskell, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Sawyer Cannon
1850–1926
Louisa J Wood
1854–
Marriage: about 1872
Newton Jefferson Cannon
1872–1918
Emma L. Cannon
1873–1966
Lenora Cannon
1876–
Robert E. Cannon
1878–
Dr. Huston B Cannon
1897–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1872Arkansas, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 12
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
    1863
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Canann or Ó Canáin ‘descendant of Cano or Canán’. Occasionally, and in the Isle of Man, the surname derives from Mac Canann ‘son of Cano or Canán’, which in Ireland was Anglicized McCann or McConnon . See also Connon . The personal name is from Gaelic cano ‘wolf cub’, of which Canán is a diminutive. In Ulster Cannon may also be shortened from Ó Canannáin ‘descendant of Canannán’, a pet form (double diminutive) of the personal name. This was a cheiftan family in Donegal, and the name was particularly common there.English: from Middle English canun ‘canon’ (Old Norman French canonie, canoine, from Late Latin canonicus). In medieval England this term denoted a clergyman living with others in a clergy house; the surname is mostly an occupational name for a servant in a house of canons, although it could also be a nickname or even a patronymic.French: variant of Canon .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Canon
    Cannan
    McCann
    Canning
    Channon

    Sources (9)

    • J Sawyer Cannon, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Jefferson S Cannon, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Jefferson S Cannon, "United States Census, 1910"

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