Martha Jane Hood

15 March 1878–18 May 1949 (Age 71)
Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Hood was born on 15 March 1878, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Perry Hood, was 27 and her mother, Mary Frances Johnson, was 25. She married William Marshall Cannon on 1 April 1895, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in North Catawba Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1949. She died on 18 May 1949, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Marshall Cannon
1871–1958
Martha Jane Hood
1878–1949
Marriage: 1 April 1895
Mary Hattie Cannon
1896–1900
Edna Jane Cannon
1897–1979
Callie Edna Cannon
1899–1986
William Pinkney Cannon
1900–1962
Lela Esebell Cannon
1903–1982
Ransom Jones Cannon
1905–1964
Earl George Cannon Sr
1907–1976
John Carl Cannon
1907–1985
Felix Perry Cannon Sr.
1912–1983
Glenn Carmon
1914–
Cannon
1919–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 April 1895
Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Perry Hood

    Male1850–1927Male

    Mary Frances Johnson

    Female1852–1897Female

siblings

(6)

    Dory E C Hood

    Female1873–Female

    Nancy Laura Hood

    Female1874–1904Female

    John David Hood

    Male1876–1933Male

    Female1878–1949Female

    Mary E Hood

    Female1880–Female

+1 More Child

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 19

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Name Meaning

Hod, a hood

Sources (3)

  • Jannie Carmon in household of William M Carmon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha E J Hood in household of James P Hood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jane Cannon in household of William Cannon, "United States Census, 1900"

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