George Quayle Cannon

11 Jan 1827 - 12 Apr 1901
George Quayle Cannon (1827-1901) was born 11 Jan. 1827 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Ann Quayle and George Cannon. He married Elizabeth Hoagland in 1854; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in 1840 in Liverpool. He met Wilford Woodruff in 1840, worked with him in a print shop in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, and served alongside him as an Apostle and in the First Presidency. He died 12 Apr. 1901 in Monterey, Monterey Co., California.

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