|Death: ||Aug. 11, 1928|
Born: Henry County, Alabama. Died: Houston County, Texas
Spouse: Sarah Ann (Ann) Bailey, m. 16 December 1866, Henry County, AL. Parents: David and Permelia Spears Cannon.
Pension #26276; Military Service: Co. E, 6th Alabama Cavalry. Discharged at Macon, Georgia sometime in May of 1865. L.C. came to Texas in 1880. Mortuary Warrant Sources; Confederate Pension Application; Mortuary Warrant; Houston County Cemeteries, p. 690; Confederate Home Roster, p. 45; 1910 Houston County Census, p. 73; United Daughters of the Confederacy 5, p. 31; Ancestry.com. Lewis C (L. C.) Cannon: Married in 1866 in Henry County, Alabama.
Other info from HCHC:
L.C. married SARAH ANN (ANN) BAILEY on 16 Dec 1866. She was born in 1842 in Alabama and died in 1920 in Houston County, Texas.
Children of L.C. CANNON and SARAH ANN (ANN) BAILEY are:
i.WESLEY EZEKIEL (WES) CANNON: b. 24 Oct 1867, Henry Co., AL; d. 10 Feb 1924, Kingsville, Kerr County, TX.; Buried in Cannon Plot in Bishop, Texas; m. LETTIE LOU (LULA) WEBB on 3 March 1890 in Houston County, Tx.
ii.WILLIAM CANNON: b. 4 Mar 1869, Henry Co., AL; d. 23 Mar 1919; m. ANN (ANNIE) MERRITT on 26 January 1888 in Houston County, Tx.
iii.MARY LILLIAN CANNON: b. 8 Nov 1871, Henry Co., AL; d. 1952, Houston Co., TX; m. ERNEST ALLISON.
iv.ALCEY MATILDA CANNON: b. 1 Dec 1878, Henry Co., AL; d. 1880, Henry Co., AL.
v.JOHN LEWIS CANNON: b. 31 Aug 1881, Houston Co., TX; d. 26 Feb 1958, Harris Co., TX.
L. C. Cannon was the ninth child of David and Permilia Spears Cannon. At the age of 18, he enlisted in the military service of the Confederate Army, at Abbeville, AL, and served the last three years of the war in Company E., Sixth AL Calvary. He was discharged in May of 1865. On December 16, 1866 he married Sarah Ann (Ann) Bailey Farmer. Ann was born in Alabama in 1842 to Rubin Ezekiel and Alcey Bailey. Ann was first married on January 10, 1861 to Mills Farmer (b. ca. 1837 d. 10.14.1863). They had one child, Josephine Viola (Josie). Mills was killed in the Civil War leaving Ann a young widow with a small child.
L.C. and Ann Cannon came to TX in 1880. He came by boat down the coast of Beaumont and inland to Houston County. Ann, her daughter Josie and Josie's husband, Jerome Curry, came by train. Ann's children by L.C. came along also. (Josie and Jerome Curry were married in AL.) L.C. bought land and built a farmhouse near Kennard in Houston County where he and Ann farmed and raised a family.
Sarah Ann Bailey Cannon (1842 - 1920)*
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Marty Cash
Record added: May 02, 2010
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