Temoy Leonir Cannady

16 January 1878–10 September 1949 (Age 71)
Metter, Candler, Georgia, United States

The Life of Temoy Leonir

When Temoy Leonir Cannady was born on 16 January 1878, in Metter, Candler, Georgia, United States, her father, John William Cannady, was 30 and her mother, Ellender Jones, was 28. She married James C. Lawrence on 25 May 1899, in Ballard, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 10 September 1949, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

James C. Lawrence
Temoy Leonir Cannady
Marriage: 25 May 1899
John M. Lawrence

Spouse and Children

25 May 1899
Ballard, Kentucky, United States


    John M. Lawrence


Parents and Siblings

    John William Cannady


    Ellender Jones




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 15

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Irish–Scottish Kennedy .

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

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  • Leona Cannady in household of John W Cannady, "United States Census, 1880"

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