Martha Elvira Shippey

Brief Life History of Martha Elvira

When Martha Elvira Shippey was born on 27 June 1860, in Georgia, United States, her father, Joseph J. Shippey, was 32 and her mother, Martha A. Hamer, was 26. She married Andrew Wiley Cannon on 30 January 1878, in Chattahoochee Hills, Fulton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Militia District 1107 Pine Knot, Chattahoochee, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 September 1929, at the age of 69, and was buried in Chattahoochee, Georgia, United States.

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Andrew Wiley Cannon
Martha Elvira Shippey
Marriage: 30 January 1878
Susie Cannon
Willie Cannon
Joseph Shippey Cannon
Ouida Blanche Cannon
Dovie Cannon
Mary Alice Cannon
John Ralph Cannon
Nellie Cannon
Andrew Jackson Cannon
Robert Lemuel Cannon
Linda Clarice Cannon
PFC George Hamer Cannon

Sources (13)

  • Mattie E Cannon in household of Andrew W Cannon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie Shipp, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Martha Elvira Shippey Cannon, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Shippee .

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

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