Rachel Cunningham

8 January 1877–7 August 1941 (Age 64)
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Cunningham was born on 8 January 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, her father, William Joseph Cunningham, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Sanders, was 30. She married Angus Mousley Cannon on 17 November 1898. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years and St. George Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 7 August 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Angus Mousley Cannon
1872–1947
Rachel Cunningham
1877–1941
Marriage: 17 November 1898
Glen Cannon
1899–1965
Rex Cannon
1901–1967
Ellen Cannon
1904–1995
Fred Cannon
1907–1907
William Angus Cannon
1909–1995
Lucy Cannon
1911–1999
Wilhelmina Cannon
1914–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1898
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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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 5

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a district in Ayrshire, first recorded in 1153 in the form Cunegan, a Celtic name of uncertain origin. The spellings in -ham, first recorded in 1180 , and in -ynghame, first recorded in 1227 , represent a gradual assimilation to the English placename element -ingham.2 Irish: surname adopted from Scottish by bearers of Gaelic Ó Cuinneagáin ‘descendant of Cuinneagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of the Old Irish personal name Conn meaning ‘leader’, ‘chief’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Cunningham Cannon in household of Angus Mousley Cannon, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Rachel Cunningham Cannon in household of Angus M Cannon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rachel Cunningham Cannon in household of Angus M Cannon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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