Texas Family Group Sheet for the Robert Taylor CANON Family


Husband: Robert Taylor CANON
Birthdate: January 21, 1832
Birthplace: Georgia
Death date: September 16, 1864 during yellow fever epidemic
Place of death: Galveston, Texas
Burial: Masonic Section in the Episcopal Cemetery, Galveston, Texas
Father: John R. CANON
Mother: Ann T. WARING

Marriage date: February 20, 1856
Marriage place: Leon County, Florida

Wife: Amanda Louisa BEARD
Birthdate: March 15, 1838
Birthplace: Leon County, Florida
Death date: November 5, 1918
Place of death: Livingston, Polk County, Texas
Burial: Center Grove Cemetery, Polk County, Texas
Father: Israel Folsom BEARD
Mother: Ann "Nancy" BURNEY

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Nancy Floried "Nannie" CANON
Sex: F
Birthdate: January 10, 1857
Birthplace: Leon County, Florida
Death date: May 18, 1910
Place of death: Eagle Community (now called Double Bayou), Chambers County, Texas
Burial: Wilson Family Cemetery, Double Bayou, Chambers County, Texas
Marriage date: November 23, 1876
Marriage place: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Edward Henderson WILSON

Child No. 2: John Israel CANON
Sex: M
Birthdate: July 6, 1858
Birthplace: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Death date: October 12, 1920
Place of death: Livingston, Polk County, Texas
Burial: Center Grove Cemetery, Polk County, Texas
Marriage date: December 31, 1882
Marriage place: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Nancy Elizabeth "Bettie" SMITH

Child No. 3: Elizabeth Waring "Lizzie" CANON
Sex: F
Birthdate: April 7, 1860
Birthplace: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Death date: May 11, 1942
Place of death: Highlands, Harris County, Texas
Burial: Pine Ridge Cemetery, Polk County, Texas
Marriage date: December 23, 1875
Marriage place: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Nathaniel Richard HICKMAN

Child No. 4: Georgia Ann CANON
Sex: F
Birthdate: December 15, 1861
Birthplace: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Death date: April 12, 1944
Place of death: Houston, Harris County, Texas
Burial: Jones Prairie Cemetery (aka Crossroads Cemetery), Leggett, Polk County, Texas
Marriage date: December 26, 1883
Marriage place: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Spouse's name: James Monroe SMITH
 
 
Documentation:
* Arrilla Canon Oates,
* Monroe Canon,
* Polk County Courthouse, Livingston, Tx,
* Margaret Oates Pennington,
* W. W. "Bill" Oates,
* Grace Oates Davidson,
* Jennie Oates Fondren,
* Johnnie Oates Robinson,
* William E. Smith,
* Ida Sjolander Stainer,
* Ellen Stainer Sowders,
* Nathaniel R. Hickman, Jr.

Notes:
* Daughter Elizabeth Canon Hickman was widowed in 1892 and she married #2. John J. Stainer on Jan. 1, 1896. This marriage ended in separation.
* Robert T. Canon served the Confederacy in the War Between the States and he was buried in Galveston. In 1993, a memorial marker was placed in the Center Grove Cemetery in Polk County, Texas. The marker was erected beside the grave of his wife.
 

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