William E Fincannon

January 1837–
Georgia, United States

The Life of William E

When William E Fincannon was born in January 1837, in Georgia, United States, his father, McKenzie Fincannon, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Stonecypher, was 23. He married Sultana Elizabeth Poole about 1856, in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. He lived in Tallulah, Rabun, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Tugaloo Township, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1862.

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William E Fincannon
Sultana Elizabeth Poole
Marriage: about 1856

Spouse and Children

about 1856
Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings






    Vilanta Fincannon


    Elizabeth Fincannon


    Leason Walton Fincannon


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World Events (8)

1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees

Age 1

A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Probably an American altered form of Irish Concannon . This name occurs predominantly in NC. Compare Voncannon , Vuncannon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William E Fin Cannon in household of George W Fin Cannon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Fincannon in household of Mckiney Fincannon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William E Fincannon, "United States Census, 1900"

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