Dr Martha Maria Hughes

Female1 July 1857–10 July 1932

Brief Life History of Martha Maria

When Dr Martha Maria Hughes was born on 1 July 1857, in Llandudno, Caernarfonshire, Wales, her father, Peter Hughes, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Evans, was 24. She married Angus Munn Cannon on 6 October 1884, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Brighton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 10 July 1932, in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Angus Munn Cannon
Dr Martha Maria Hughes
Marriage: 6 October 1884
Elizabeth Rachel Cannon
James Hughes Cannon
Gwendolyn Hughes Cannon

Sources (44)

  • Martha H Cannon, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Martha Hughes Cannon in household of Elizabeth C Porter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha P Hughes in entry for Charles Rissanen and Elizabeth C Porter, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

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


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1871: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 24

    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 and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.

    Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Martha Hughes Cannon By Elizabeth Cannon Porter McCrimmon

    Cannon Family Historical Treasury Published by George Cannon Family Association 1967 Martha Hughes Cannon By Elizabeth Cannon Porter McCrimmon Martha Cannon “Mattie” 1857-1932 Wife of Angus M. Ca …

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