Alice Cannon Woodbury

16 November 1870–10 May 1964 (Age 93)
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Alice Cannon

When Alice Cannon Woodbury was born on 16 November 1870, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, her father, Orin Nelson Woodbury, was 42 and her mother, Ann Cannon, was 38. She married Melvin Myron Harmon on 27 May 1891, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in St. George Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 10 May 1964, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Myron Harmon
Alice Cannon Woodbury
Marriage: 27 May 1891
Melvin Myron Harmon Jr
Irvin Woodbury Harmon
Frank Nelson Harmon
Alice Harmon
Emily Harmon
Vera Harmon
Verna Harmon
George Willard Harmon
Elmer Woodbury Harmon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1891St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1876 · St. George Tabernacle
    Age 6
    In 1876, the St. George Tabernacle was built. It was originally used for hosting church services and court hearings. Now it is used mainly for public events.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 26
    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

    English (Somerset and Devon): habitational name from Woodbury in Devon, named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burg ‘fortress’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire placename has the same origin as Woodbury in Devon. Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.History: John Woodbury emigrated from Somerset, England, to Gloucester, MA, in 1623.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of Southern Utah

    St. George, Utah February 16, 1978 I am the oldest daughter of Alice C. W. Harmon and Melvin N. Harmon. In October 1977, I was asked to write about the pioneer silk industry in S …

    Sources (70)

    • Alice Harmon in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Alice W Harmon, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Alice Woodbury in entry for George C Schmutz and Verna Harmon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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