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Mary Alice Hoagland Cannon

16 October 1867–1 March 1909

Born 16 Oct. 1867 in Salt Lake City.[1] Daughter of George Q. Cannon and Elizabeth Hoagland.[2] Lived in Washington DC with her family while her father was Utah Territory’s delegate to U.S. Congress, 1873–1881.[3] Baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by her father, 16 Oct. 1875.[4] Served as second counselor in the Farmers Ward Primary, 1882–1884.[5] Married her cousin Lewis Mousley Cannon, 1 Oct. 1890, in Logan, Cache Co., Utah Territory; seven children.[6] Attended the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Aug. 1893.[7] Founding member of the Salt Lake City chapter of the Society of the Daughters of the Revolution, organized in EBW’s office, 30 Mar. 1898.[8] Died 1 Mar. 1909 in Salt Lake City.[9]

 

[1] Record of Members Collection, 1836–1970, Farmers Ward (McKinley Ward), Ward Record of Members, part 1, 1877–1924, p. 36, CR 375 8, CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 May 2018), Mary Alice Hoagland Cannon (KWCW-LN8).

[2] “Endowments of the Living, 1884–1957,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Logan Temple, vol. A, p. 267, microfilm 178052 (restricted access), FHL. Record of Members Collection, 1836–1970, Farmers Ward (McKinley Ward), Ward Record of Members, part 1, 1877–1924, p. 36, LR 5381 2, CHL.

[3] Davis Bitton, George Q. Cannon: A Biography (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999), 200, 234. A Biographical Congressional Directory, 1774 to 1903 (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1903), 439. United States Senate: Years of the 1st through 116th Congresses (1789–2020) (https://www.senate.gov/legislative/YearstoCongress.htm, accessed 24 Jan. 2020).

[4] Record of Members Collection, 1836–1970, Farmers Ward (McKinley Ward), Ward Record of Members, part 1, 1877–1924, p. 36, CR 375 8, CHL.

[5] Farmers Ward, Grant Stake, Farmers Ward Manuscript History and Historical Reports, CHL.

[6] Cache Co., UT, County Clerk, Marriage Records, 1887–1966, certificates A–C, 1887–1915, p. 396, Lewis H. Cannon and Mary A. H. Cannon, 1 Oct. 1890, microfilm 430301, DGS 4540805, image 435/613, FHL. “Sealings of Living Couples, 1884–1957,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Logan Temple, vol. A, p. 245, microfilm 178135 (restricted access), FHL. “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849–1949,” p. 78, 1893, Lenmar Q. Cannon; Salt Lake Co., UT, Management and Archives; Utah Death Certificates, 1904–1964, file no. 62 25 3644, Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon Sauls (1962). “Douglas Quentin Cannon,” Circleville Cemetery, Circleville, Piute Co., UT, Find a Grave, posted 18 June 2009, memorial no. 38507125 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 9 May 2018). “Alan Munn Cannon,” Grove City Cemetery, Blackfoot, Bingham Co., ID, Find a Grave, posted 25 Apr. 2010, memorial no. 51616507 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 9 May 2018). “LTG Robert Milchrist Cannon,” San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA, Find a Grave, posted 4 May 2000, memorial no. 3522430 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 9 May 2018). Utah Births and Christenings, 1892–1941, Marjorie Cannon, microfilm 431230, FHL. “Josephine Cannon Grimsdell, ” Finley-Sunset Hills Memorial Park, Portland, Washington Co., OR, Find a Grave, posted 14 Feb. 2016, memorial no. 158177042 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 9 May 2018).

[7] Davis Bitton, George Q. Cannon: A Biography (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999), 342.

[8] EBW, Diary, 30 Mar. 1898.

[9] Utah State Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Death Certificates, 1904–1951, Death Certificates, 1909, file no. 299/550 (1909), Mary A. H. Cannon, microfilm 2229321, DGS 4120992, image 415/1522, FHL. “Funeral of Mrs. Cannon,” Deseret Evening News, 2 Mar. 1909, 1.