Texas Family Group Sheet for the John Israel CANON Family


Husband: John Israel CANON
Birthdate: July 6, 1858
Birthplace: Polk Co., Texas
Death date: October 12, 1920
Place of death: Livingston, Polk Co., Texas
Father: Robert Taylor CANON
Mother: Amanda Louisa BEARD

Marriage date: December 31, 1882
Marriage place: Polk Co., Texas

Wife: Nancy Elizabeth "Bettie" SMITH
Birthdate: October 14, 1857
Birthplace: Tallapoosa Co., Alabama
Death date: January 6, 1942
Place of death: Dayton, Liberty Co., Texas
Father: Seaborn SMITH
Mother: Elizabeth GOODWIN

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Sarah Arrilla CANON
Sex: F
Birthdate: October 13, 1883
Birthplace: Polk Co., Texas
Death date: May 26, 1973
Place of death: Anahuac, Chambers Co., Texas
Marriage date: November 5, 1902
Marriage place: Polk Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Robert Franklin "Bob" OATES

Child No. 2: Mary Caddy CANON
Sex: F
Birthdate: November 24, 1885
Birthplace: Polk Co., Texas
Death date: July 6, 1900
Place of death: Perryman Community, Liberty Co., Texas
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
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Child No. 3: Albert William CANON
Sex: M
Birthdate: October 14, 1888
Birthplace: Polk Co., Texas
Death date: January 4, 1941
Place of death: Conroe, Montgomery Co., Texas
Marriage date: July 21, 1918
Marriage place: Polk Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Ione STUTTS

Child No. 4: Arthur Bernie CANON
Sex: M
Birthdate: November 15, 1890
Birthplace: Polk Co., Texas
Death date: December 23, 1963
Place of death: Houston, Harris Co., Texas
Marriage date: January 25, 1918
Marriage place: Houston, Texas
Spouse's name: Margaret STERLING

Child No. 5: Seab Robert CANON
Sex:
Birthdate: November 28, 1892
Birthplace: Polk Co., Texas
Death date: April 25, 1956
Place of death: Galveston, Texas
Marriage date: July 26, 1922
Marriage place: Lufkin, Angelina Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Berneice KILLOUGH

Child No. 6: Infant CANON
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1894
Birthplace: Polk Co., Texas
Death date: 1894
Place of death: Polk Co., Texas
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Marriage place:
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Child No. 7: Oscar Israel CANON
Sex: M
Birthdate: July 6, 1896
Birthplace: Polk Co., Texas
Death date: March 26, 1963
Place of death: Dayton, Liberty Co., Texas
Marriage date: December 26, 1921
Marriage place: Polk Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Annie Laura LILLEY

Child No. 8: Monroe Dewey CANON
Sex: M
Birthdate: June 11, 1899
Birthplace: Perryman Community, Liberty Co., Texas
Death date: March 16, 1983
Place of death: Houston, Harris Co., Texas
Marriage date: July 6, 1924
Marriage place: Polk Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Notie Irene "Norene" ALEXANDER
 
 
Documentation:
* Polk County Courthouse records, Livingston, Texas.
* Liberty County Courthouse records, Liberty, Texas.
* Harris County Courthouse records, Houston, Texas.
* Family Bible of John and Nancy Elizabeth "Bettie" Canon.

Notes:
* John and Bettie Canon's son, Albert, became a widower when his wife, Ione, died May 2, 1931, at the age of 38. Albert married Rena Burnham about 1933. She died about 1970.
* John and Bettie Canon's son, Seab, and his wife, Berneice, separated in 1943 and they divorced in 1945. Seab married Mrs. Claudia Henderson Figures on January 25, 1951. Claudia died in Baytown, Tx. on January 6, 1960. Berneice never remarried and she died in Boerne, Kendall Co., Texas, on January 10, 1994.
* John and Bettie Canon's son, Oscar, and his wife, Annie, separated. Oscar married #2. Florence Winkler in 1926 or 1927. They later separated. Oscar remarried his first wife, Annie Lilley, on May 24, 1932, in Hardin Co., Texas. Oscar and Annie again separated. Oscar married #4. Katie Mae Schulenberg on May 24, 1937, in Beaumont, Tx. Oscar and Kate later separated. Oscar married #5. Martha Ward in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Oscar and Martha separated. Oscar Canon's final marriage was to his first and third wife, Annie Laura Lilley. They married for the third time on May 6, 1961, in Gainesville, Texas. Sources: Mrs. Arrilla Canon Oates, Mr. Monroe Canon, Margaret Oates Pennington, Grace Oates Davidson, Jennie Oates Fondren, Johnnie Oates Robinson, Adris Canon Moorehead Slama, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Canon, Juanita Canon Scott, Jewel Canon Lewis, Roxie Canon Steele, Elma "Muggs" Canon Marble, Mr. and Mrs. Lanny Canon, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Canon.
 

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