George Quayle Cannon

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.

Footnotes

George Quayle Cannon (KWC8-VG3), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). George Quayle Cannon, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/george-quayle-cannon, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). George Quayle Cannon, The First Fifty Years of Relief Society (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/the-first-fifty-years-of-relief-society/people/george-quayle-cannon?letter=C&lang=eng, accessed 12 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 80

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    1898. John Henry Smith 23 mins. I talked 8 mnts, F M Lyman 25 mnts Bro Geo Pyper sang "the Holy City". Sang. Benefr[diction] by John Smith. Drove home after meeting. April 9, 1898 ~ Saturday Saturday OctApl 9th I attended the Priesthood meeting at 10 am at the Tabernacleassembly Hall. Sang. Prayer by Bro John D T. McAllister. Sang. Pres L. Snow spoke on ...
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    April 9, 1898
  • Page 56

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    1897 my desk. November 2, 1897 ~ Tuesday Tues Nov 2nd This is the city election day 5 tickets in the field. I went to the office I am feeling fairly will, and went home at 330 pm. November 3, 1897 ~ Wednesday Wed Nov 3rd Bro John Clark is elected as mayor of Salt Lake City, and 13 out of 15 of the council elected are members of the Church. Went to the office and was ...
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    November 2, 1897 November 3, 1897 November 4, 1897 November 5, 1897 November 6, 1897 November 7, 1897 November 8, 1897 November 9, 1897
  • Page 96

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    1898. Trumbo were present. It was a very interesting meeting. August 28, 1898 ~ Sunday Sunday Aug 28th Myself, Geo Q Cannon, H B Clawson Col Trumbo & Mrs Woodruff attended the Mormon meeting in San Francisco. There was quite a congregation all Saints but two. It was a very interesting meeting. I spoke first followed by Bro Geo Q Cannon. At the close of the meeting we took seats ...
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    August 28, 1898 August 29, 1898 August 30, 1898 August 31, 1898 September 1, 1898 September 2, 1898
  • Page 57

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    1897. in meetings. went home at 4 pm November 10, 1897 ~ Wednesday Wed Nov 10 I had a better night last night slept well. my water seems to come more naturally. It has been decided that my daughter Alice and Bro Wm McEwan shall be married on the 16th inst. the wedding reception notes were sent out to our friends today, for Tuesday Nov 16 /98 [97], at 8 pm I left the office for home at 330 pm. ...
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    November 10, 1897 November 11, 1897 November 12, 1897 November 13, 1897 November 14, 1897 November 15, 1897 November 16, 1897
  • Page 81

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    April 10, 1898 ~ Sunday 1898. Sunday April 10th. I feel well this morning. Attended the conference at 10 am. Sang, prayer by Bro Orson Smith. Sang Pres[ident] Lorenzo Snow, spoke 31 mints & read 64 Sec 8 ver & Sec 84, 33 ver Doctrine & Covenants. Choir sang "O, My Father". Pres[ident] Joseph F Smith spoke 57 mints. Sang & Benediction. Went to the office & had lunch Attended Conference at 2 pm. Sang. prayer. Sang Elder F. D Richards spoke, Pres[ident]
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    April 10, 1898 April 11, 1898 April 12, 1898 April 13, 1898 April 14, 1898 April 15, 1898 April 16, 1898
  • Page 97

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    1898. President Woodruff is dead. He left us at 6.40 this morning. Break the news to his family. He slept peacefully all night and passed away without movement. Geo. Q. Cannon To Prest. Jos F. Smith September 3, 1898 ~ Saturday FriSaturday Sept 3rd Prest Jos F. Smith directed as to the arrangements for meeting the remains with Prest Geo Q Cannon & party in the morning. Elder ...
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    September 3, 1898 September 4, 1898
  • Page 141

    Part of Journal (January 1893 – April 1897)

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    January 30, 1895 ~ Wednesday Jan 2930, 1895 I had an interview this morning with Mr Farr I received a Telegram from G Q Cannon. We Met with the Utah Company and they gave us an Account of their work in the East January 31, 1895 ~ Thursday 31 I met in the Temple with the Twelve President Cannon being Present. A Matter of C. R. Savage was brought up & discussed concerning his family Affairs ...
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    January 30, 1895 January 31, 1895 February 1, 1895 February 2, 1895 February 3, 1895
  • Page 59

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    1897. where over 200 of our friends met and passed a pleasant evening in conver- sation, and congratulations to the young people. I felt very well in meeting with so many of my friends. November 17, 1897 ~ Wednesday Wed Nov 17th I was at the office this morning, did not sleep well after I got to bed & have some head ache. I attended a meeting of the Power Dam company. Also had Bro Nuttall cash the check which I received from Bro Jesse Knight last ...
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    November 17, 1897 November 18, 1897 November 19, 1897 November 20, 1897 November 21, 1897
  • Page 60

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    1897. talked to the children. at 1030 am the Quarterly Conference convened. Pres Ira N Hinckley presiding. Sang "The morning breaks &c" Prayer by Bp Thos Callister. Sang "Come we that love the Lord". Pres Hinckley reported the Stake followed by Bp Yates of Scipio Ward Pres Cannon spoke 25 minutes and I followed for 23 mints, & Pres Cannon 4 mins Sang "O come let us sing" benediction by Br John Ashman. We took dinner at Bro
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    November 22, 1897 November 23, 1897
  • Page 143

    Part of Journal (January 1893 – April 1897)

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    February 11, 1895 ~ Monday Feb 11, 1895 I met with Langford & Orson Smith. I also Met with Brother Budge {I had to [-] money.} I was unwell at nigh February 12, 1895 ~ Tuesday 12 We met with Brother Budge & with others we had a meeting with the financial Board of the savings Bank {They offered to loan us thirty thousand dollars. This is a great relief to us.} February 13, 1895 ~ Wednesday ...
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    February 11, 1895 February 12, 1895 February 13, 1895 February 14, 1895 February 15, 1895 February 16, 1895 February 17, 1895 February 18, 1895 February 19, 1895 February 20, 1895 February 21, 1895