George Ivins Cannon

9 March 1920–4 August 2009 (Age 89)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of George Ivins

When George Ivins Cannon was born on 9 March 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Jenkins Cannon, was 40 and his mother, Lucy Grant, was 39. He married Isabel Hales on 27 June 1947, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in United States in 2009. He died on 4 August 2009, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Ivins Cannon
1920–2009
Isabel Hales
1922–2013
Marriage: 27 June 1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1947
Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 3

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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Story Highlight

George Ivins "Bud" Cannon (9 March 1920 – 4 August 2009)

George Ivins Cannon -- our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend -- passed away at his home on August 4, 2009, surrounded by his family. George, …

Sources (3)

  • George Ivins Cannon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • George Ivins Cannon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • George Ivins Cannon in household of George Jenkins Cannon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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