Georgia Family Group Sheet for Wherry CANNON Family

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Submitted by: Ellen Nelson
Email address: hnelsonn@cox-internet.com
 

Husband: Wherry CANNON
Birthdate: January 16, 1823
Birthplace: Wilkinson County, Georgia
Death date: 1865
Place of death: Georgia
Father: Wiley CANNON
Mother: Charlotte unknown

Marriage date: December 21, 1852
Marriage place: Muscogee County, Georgia

Wife: Elizabeth Ann "Betsie" NELSON
Birthdate: May 19, 1836
Birthplace: Muscogee County, Georgia
Death date: September 15, 1898
Place of death: Upshur County, Texas
Father: Jesse C. NELSON
Mother: Susan WALL

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Susan M CANNON
Sex: f
Birthdate: December 13, 1853
Birthplace: Muscogee County, Georgia
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: abt 1878
Marriage place: Georgia
Spouse's name: John PRIDDY

Child No. 2: Robert Jasper CANNON
Sex: m
Birthdate: September 01, 1855
Birthplace: Chattahoochee County , Georgia
Death date: June 23, 1933
Place of death: Lone Grove, Carter County,  Oklahoma
Marriage date: November 04, 1883
Marriage place: Winnsboro, Wood County, Texas
Spouse's name: Julia Ann WRAY

Child No. 3: Lee Ander CANNON
Sex: m
Birthdate: December 08, 1858
Birthplace: Chattahoochee County , Georgia
Death date: August 10, 1933
Place of death: Texas
Marriage date: December 25, 1885
Marriage place: Camp County, Texas
Spouse's name: Sarah Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP

Child No. 4: Nancy C. CANNON
Sex: f
Birthdate: abt 1860
Birthplace: Chattahoochee County, Georgia
Death date:
Place of death:
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Documentation:
Wherry CANNON served in CSA Co F 64th Georgia Infantry and
died from injuries in the war. I have found that he was a PVT and entered
the war on July 31, 1863 and was captured at Deep Bottom, Virginia August
16, 1864. He was exchanged at Pt. Lookout MD on September 10, 1864
(Source: Muscogee records online, CompanyF, 64th Reg. Infantry Rolls).
See file on Henderson GAUTNEY for Elizabeth "Betsy" Nelson's second
marriage.  After Wherry CANNON died, Betsy lived in Floyd County, Georgia
based on the 1870 census.  By 1880 she has married and living in Cass
County, Texas.