Martha Elvira Shippey

27 June 1860–30 September 1929 (Age 69)
Georgia, United States

The Life 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 10 years. She died on 30 September 1929, at the age of 69, and was buried in Chattahoochee, Georgia, United States.

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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
Ralph Cannon
1891–1974
Nellie Cannon
1893–
Andrew Jackson Cannon
1895–1953
Robert Lemuel Cannon
1898–1977
Linda Clarice Cannon
1900–1971
PFC George Hamer Cannon
1903–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 January 1878
Chattahoochee Hills, Fulton, Georgia, United States
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

    Joseph J. Shippey

    Male1827–1909Male

    Martha A. Hamer

    Female1834–1902Female

siblings

(10)

    William Alonzo Shippey

    Male1855–1919Male

    Mary Elizabeth Shippey

    Female1857–1915Female

    John Edgar Shippey

    Male1859–1933Male

    Female1860–1929Female

    David Johnson Shippey

    Male1862–1893Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 1

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

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

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: from Old English scēap, scīp ‘sheep’ + ēg ‘island’ or (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’; a topographic name for an island with sheep on it (which might be no more than a piece of raised dry ground surrounded by wet, low-lying land), or an enclosure where sheep were kept.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mattie E Cannon in household of Andrew W Cannon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie Cann* in household of Andrew W Cann*, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha E Cannon in household of Andrew W Cannon, "United States Census, 1920"

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