Paul David Cannon

25 December 1937–December 1991 (Age 53)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Paul David

When Paul David Cannon was born on 25 December 1937, in Indiana, United States, his father, Nolan Fritz Cannon, was 23 and his mother, Beulah Mae Forgey, was 19. He married Constance Jean Woodrow on 8 April 1963, in Imperial, California, United States. He lived in Bay City, Matagorda, Texas, United States for about 5 years. He died in December 1991, in Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul David Cannon
Constance Jean Woodrow
Marriage: 8 April 1963

Spouse and Children

8 April 1963
Imperial, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Nolan Fritz Cannon





    Imogene Cannon Dover


    James Clifford Cannon




    Carl De Lain Cannon


World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 5

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

Age 17

In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

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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Sources (3)

  • Paul David Cannon in household of Nolen F Cannon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul David Cannon in household of Nolen F Cannon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul David Cannon, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"

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