Nancy Ann J Elder

Female26 July 1859–5 May 1929

Brief Life History of Nancy Ann J

Nancy Ann J Elder was born on 26 July 1859, in Wakenda, Carroll, Missouri, United States as the daughter of Robert B Elder and Elizabeth Todd. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Thomas Cannon. She lived in Rea Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Combs Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 May 1929, in Wakenda, Carroll, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Cannon Cemetery, Eugene Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States.

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Thomas Cannon
Nancy Ann J Elder
Ella Cannon
Robert Cannon
John Thomas Cannon
Katie Cannon
May Cannon
Elizabeth Lizzie Cannon

Sources (6)

  • Nancy A Cannon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nancy J. Elder Cannon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nancy Ann Elder in household of Robert B Elder, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

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

Scottish: distinguishing nickname from Middle English and Older Scots elder ‘parent; older, senior person’, perhaps in some cases denoting the older of two bearers of the same personal name. It may have been used also to denote an elder of a church, a senior and respected member of the congregation. Compare Senior .

English: in southeastern England, this may be a variant of Helder .

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Elter , which has the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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