Zetta Cannon

13 May 1908–31 October 1910 (Age 2)
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Zetta

When Zetta Cannon was born on 13 May 1908, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, her father, Frank Cannon, was 24 and her mother, Mary Susanna Bryner, was 22. She died on 31 October 1910, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Cannon
1883–1961
Mary Susanna Bryner
1886–1971
Anna Cannon
1906–1988
Zetta Cannon
1908–1910
Rulon Frank Cannon
1911–1993
Chester John Cannon
1916–2002
Beth Cannon
1920–2008

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (4)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1909 · Rainbow Bridge is Discovered

Age 1

Until 1909, this natural wonder was not known to the outside world. Two separate exploration parties – one headed by University of Utah Dean Byron Cummings, and another by government surveyor, W.B. Douglass – began searching for the legendary span. Eventually, they combined efforts. Paiute guides Nasja Begay and Jim Mike led an exploration party in the south east corner of Utah, along with trader and explorer John Wetherill. Coming down what is now Bridge Canyon, the party saw Rainbow Bridge for the first time. The next year, President Taft proclaimed the newly found structure a National Monument. Theodore Roosevelt and Zane Grey were among the first visitors to see the Monument. The trail they took is no longer passable for horses but is now a trailhead for hikers that want to visit the bridge. Rainbow Bridge receives thousands of visitors each year but, the National Park Service asks visitors to be respectful of its significance to the people who have long held Rainbow Bridge sacred.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Canann or Ó Canann (Ulster), or Ó Canáin (County Galway) ‘son (Mac) or descendant (Ó) of Canán’, a personal name derived from cano ‘wolf cub’. In Ulster it may also be from Ó Canannáin ‘descendant of Canannán’, a diminutive of the personal name.2 English: from Middle English canun ‘canon’ (Old Norman French canonie, canoine, from Late Latin canonicus). In medieval England this term denoted a clergyman living with others in a clergy house; the surname is mostly an occupational name for a servant in a house of canons, although it could also be a nickname or even a patronymic.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zetta Cannon in household of Frank Cannon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Zetta Cannon, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Zetta Cannon in entry for Chester Chet John Cannon, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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