COL Newton C Cannon, Sr

COL Newton C Cannon, Sr

Birth
Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 4 Jan 1925 (aged 77)
Franklin County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot D6
Memorial ID 83053245 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Veteran born in Williamson County TN. Was in 11th TN Cavalry of Gen. N.B. Forrest. Enlisted April 13, 1862 near Murfreesboro. Entered the army at age 16. Was discharged 5/10/1865 near Gainesville, AL. Parents owned about 125 slaves and 2,500 acres valued at about $200,000. Lived in a frame house with 6 rooms. My father had 2 farms in TN and 1 in Bolivar County, Miss. Had 3 house servants. Had 5-6 years of schooling. Father William Perkins Cannon born near Triune, Williamson County TN lived on a farm eight miles south of Franklin. Went to FL in the Seminole Indian War was shot in the leg at 77 years of age. Mother Agatha Susan Perkins her dad Samuel Perkins and Sally Perkins. My great grandfather Minos Cannon a revolutionary soldier came from NC and settled with family in Bedford and Williamson county near Triune his son Newton Cannon my grandfather was in the Creek Indian War. My grandfather was governor of state and a member of Congress one of two terms- all strong members of Whig party.
This was taken from Newton Cannon for the book Williamson County Civil War Veterans Their Reunions and Photographs compiler Rick Warwick 2007 submitted by Linda Moore Mora.






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Gravesite Details death date corr per BobbyC; additional iformation by lindamooormora

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  • Created by: Jill Nelson
  • Added: 6 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83053245
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL Newton C Cannon, Sr (14 Jun 1847–4 Jan 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83053245, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Jill Nelson (contributor 47093973) .