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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Martha Elvira? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Andrew Wiley Cannon
1855–1936
Martha Elvira Shippey
1860–1929
Marriage: 30 January 1878
Susie Cannon
1879–1918
Willie Cannon
1885–
Joseph Shippey Cannon
1881–1953
Ouida Blanche Cannon
1882–1972
Dovie Cannon
1886–
Mary Alice Cannon
1888–1969
John Ralph Cannon
1891–1974
Nellie Cannon
1893–
Andrew Jackson Cannon
1895–1953
Robert Lemuel Cannon
1898–1977
Linda Clarice Cannon
1900–1973
PFC George Hamer Cannon
1903–1975

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)

1861

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.

1863

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.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.