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 George Cannon and Ann Quayle. He married Elizabeth Hoagland on 10 Dec. 1854 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 18 Jun. 1840 in Liverpool. He met Wilford Woodruff in 1840 and served with him in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and then the First Presidency from 1860 to 1898. He died 12 Apr. 1901 in Monterey, Monterey Co., California.

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