Albert Benton Cannon

22 May 1878–9 September 1949 (Age 71)
St. Charles, Missouri

The Life of Albert Benton

When Albert Benton Cannon was born on 22 May 1878, his father, George M. Cannon, was 47 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Lewis, was 37. He married Laura Pendleton Clark about 1898. He lived in Troy, Lincoln, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Troy, Bedford Township, Lincoln, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 9 September 1949, at the age of 71, and was buried in Moscow Mills, Lincoln, Missouri, United States.

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Albert Benton Cannon
1878–1949
Laura Pendleton Clark
1878–
Marriage: about 1898

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MARRIAGE
about 1898
St. Charles, Missouri

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Canann or Ó Canann (Ulster), or Ó Canáin (County Galway) ‘son (Mac) or descendant (Ó) of Canán’, a personal name derived from cano ‘wolf cub’. In Ulster it may also be from Ó Canannáin ‘descendant of Canannán’, a diminutive of the personal name.2 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.

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

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  • Albert B Cannon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert B Cannon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert B Cannon, "United States Census, 1920"

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