Roy Verges Von Cannon

18 June 1906–19 January 1986 (Age 79)
Fox Creek, Conejos, Colorado, United States

The Life of Roy Verges

When Roy Verges Von Cannon was born on 18 June 1906, in Fox Creek, Conejos, Colorado, United States, his father, James Ulysses Grant Von Cannon, was 41 and his mother, Nancy Safronia Vance, was 36. He married Leona Amelia Christensen on 23 May 1931, in Creede, Mineral, Colorado, United States. He lived in Paisaje, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 January 1986, in Lebanon, Linn, Oregon, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lebanon, Linn, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Verges Von Cannon
1906–1986
Leona Amelia Christensen
1910–2001
Marriage: 23 May 1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 May 1931
Creede, Mineral, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 3

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1927

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch vonc, vonke ‘spark’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a smith.

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

Story Highlight

Jean Ohr - I remember when Dad, Roy and I went to Ojo Caliente to look for arrowheads, pots and shards. Howard Ohr - I remember going there also. Howard and Jean - Dad owned a garage in Manassa. We …

Sources (3)

  • Roy Vergis Von Cannon in household of Mandy Gibson Von Cannon, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Roy Vurges Von Cannon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Roy Virgis Von Cannon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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