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Louise Blanche Cannon

30 July 1884–6 October 1967

Born 30 July 1884 in Salt Lake City.[1] Daughter of John Quayle Cannon and Elizabeth Ann Wells.[2] Granddaughter of EBW.[3] Baptized as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by her father, 30 July 1892.[4] Companion and office assistant for EBW.[5] Participated in the first game of the new Girls’ Bowling League, Mar. 1902.[6] Married Richard Denton Andrew, 19 Dec. 1907, in Salt Lake City; five children.[7] Member and treasurer of the Utah State Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1921–1930.[8] Award-winning gardener.[9] Librarian for the Salt Lake Public Libraries, 1929–1946.[10] Died 6 Oct. 1967 in Salt Lake City.[11]

 

[1] “Endowments of the Living, 1893–1956; Indexes, 1893–1956,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, vol. C, p. 250, line 6738, Louise Blanche Cannon, 4 Dec. 1907, microfilm 184069 (limited access), FHL. “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database and images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 2 Aug. 2018), file no. 67185276, Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics Death Certificates, series 81448. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 2 Aug. 2018), Louise Blanche Cannon (KWC4-HJR). 

[2] “Endowments of the Living, 1893–1956; Indexes, 1893–1956,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, vol. C, p. 250, line 6738, Louise Blanche Cannon, 4 Dec. 1907, microfilm 184069 (limited access), FHL. Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 505.

[3] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 505.

[4] “Endowments of the Living, 1893–1956; Indexes, 1893–1956,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, vol. C, p. 250, line 6738, Louise Blanche Cannon, 4 Dec. 1907, microfilm 184069 (limited access), FHL.

[5] EBW, Diary, 27 Oct. 1897; 17 Dec. 1898; 16 Jan. 1900; 8 Jan. 1901; 11 May 1901; 26 June 1901; 13 June 1902; 12 Jan. 1904; 27 Oct. 1904.

[6] “Sports: Large Feminine Attendance at First Game of New League,” Salt Lake Tribune, 5 Mar. 1902, 3.

[7] Salt Lake Co., UT, Clerk, Marriage Records, 1887–1965, vol. 15, 1907–1908, no. 5603, Richard D. Andrew and Louise B. Cannon, 19 Dec. 1907, microfilm 429069, DGS 4705945, image 12/878, FHL. 1930 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT, ED 18-39, sheet 3A, Richard D. Andrew. Abbie H. Wells, Descendants and Ancestors of President Daniel Hanmer Wells (https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE5103633, accessed 29 Aug. 2018), 52.

[8] History of the Utah State Society Daughters of the Revolution, MS 30642, image 280/504, CHL. “Secretaries’ Schedule of Club Life,” Salt Lake Telegram, 11 May 1930, 23.

[9] “You and Your Garden: Salt Lake Club Holds Spring Flower Show,” Salt Lake Telegram, 27 May 1948, 20. “Grand Exposition: S.L. County Fair Receives Praise as All-Time Best,” Sat Lake Telegram, 27 Aug. 1949, 9.

[10] 1930 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT, ED 18-39, sheet 3A, Richard D. Andrew. 1940 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT, ED no. 30-81, p. 10A, Richard D. Andrew. “Intermountain Obituaries: Louise C. Andrew,” Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Oct. 1967, 34. Salt Lake City Directory (Salt Lake City: R. L. Polk, 1929), 179. Salt Lake City Directory (Salt Lake City: R. L. Polk, 1946), 55.    

[11] “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database and images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 2 Aug. 2018), file no. 67185276, Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics Death Certificates, series 81448. “Intermountain Obituaries: Louise C. Andrew,” Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Oct. 1967, 34.