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 256

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 14, 1870 we held a Meeting in the Bowery. Presidt Young spok 20 Minuts He said I do not think it prudent to stay long in this Bowery it is so damp. Now I think I see Men Enough Here if I could Boss them to build a Balloon Frame Meeting House 110 X 50 feet in 10 days I think you ought to go to & build a Meeting House soon, so that you can have a place to Meet in. It is our duty to go to & build up the Zion of ...
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    June 15, 1870 June 16, 1870 June 17, 1870
  • Page 269

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 10, 1870 when the woman touched him. All may not be healed that I lay hands upon, but many are healed. If man did not taste the bitter He could not know the sweet or com- prehend the contrast, all who are fallen will be redeemed in there time & day except the sons of perdition & it requires a Divine sacrafice to redeem any world July 11, 1870 ~ Monday July 11 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Wilford & went to the farm 3 ...
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    July 11, 1870 July 12, 1870 July 16, 1870 July 17, 1870 July 18, 1870 July 19, 1870 July 20, 1870 July 21, 1870 July 22, 1870 July 23, 1870 July 24, 1870 July 25, 1870
  • Page 273

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sept 5, 1870 since the war commenced & Finally a French Army has surrendered of some 120000 men to the King of Prussia including the Emperor Napoleon whether the war will scease or whether the Prussians will besiege Paris time will determin. [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Azmon Woodruff September 6, 1870 ~ Tuesday to September 9, 1870 ~ Friday 6 to 9. I spent the time on the farm. September 10, 1870 ~ Saturday 10. I attended the ...
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    September 6, 1870 September 9, 1870 September 10, 1870 September 11, 1870 September 12, 1870 September 13, 1870 September 14, 1870 September 15, 1870 September 16, 1870 September 17, 1870 September 18, 1870
  • Page 275

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    September 26, 1870 ~ Monday Sept 26, 1870 I went to the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 30 persons D. H. Wells sealed 16 couple W. Woodruff 10 & J. F. Smith 6 couple September 27, 1870 ~ Tuesday [FIGURE] 27. I spent the day at the field I Baptized Wilford Leslie Snow September 28, 1870 ~ Wednesday 28 [FIGURE] I had a Meeting at my house Martin Harris was with ...
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    September 26, 1870 September 27, 1870 September 28, 1870 September 29, 1870 September 30, 1870 October 1, 1870 October 2, 1870 October 3, 1870 October 4, 1870
  • Page 276

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    October 5, 1870 ~ Wednesday Oct 5, 1870 [FIGURES] I spent the day in the Endowmet House to attend to the Baptism & sealing for the dead. D. Huntington Baptized 211 Samuel H. B. Smith 203 & Ward Pack 237 Total 651 Baptisms I confirmed some 60 persons D. H. Wells sealed 80 couple Joseph F Smith 59 & W. Woodruff 41, Total 180 sealings. Wilford Woodruff Jr was Baptized for 3 persons viz ...
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    October 5, 1870 October 6, 1870 October 7, 1870
  • Page 278

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    October 11, 1870 ~ Tuesday Oct 11, 1870 President B. Young & G. A. Smith with most of the Twelve & several others took a car at 5 oclok at Salt Lake Depo for a trip to Evanston we stoped in provo [Ogden] a short time then took cars to the East went through Echo to Evanston there Met with Mr Ames the President of the Union Pacific Rail Road & Mr Sidney Dillon Vice-President ...
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    October 11, 1870 October 12, 1870 October 13, 1870 October 14, 1870 October 15, 1870 October 16, 1870 October 17, 1870 October 18, 1870 October 19, 1870
  • Page 279

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    October 20, 1870 ~ Thursday Oct 20, 1870 [FIGURE] ^Oct 21. Harriet Woodruff wife of Azmon Woodruff Died at Noon^ I spent the day at the field ditching leveling land & [s]owing clover & Timothy October 21, 1870 ~ Friday 21. Oct. President Young G. A. Smith, O. Pratt J. Taylor W Woodruff G Q Cannon President Joseph Young & some others Left S. L. City for ...
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    October 20, 1870 October 21, 1870 October 22, 1870 October 23, 1870 October 24, 1870 October 25, 1870
  • Page 280

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Oct 25 1870 President Young said a Bishop could not be tryed ownly By a High Council & the first Presidency. The ownly fault Presidemt Young could find with Brother Johnson was his interlining the constitution of the cooperation with the words "And the Board" which He supposed was in the Original if it was left out in the copying the board should have been consulted but there was No crime or Evil intended in the matter. He & all the speakers reproved all the accusers vary strongly. A vote was ...
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    October 26, 1870 October 27, 1870 October 28, 1870 October 29, 1870 October 30, 1870
  • Page 281

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Oct 30, 1870 President Young spoke 60 Minuts. I met at the close of the Meeting with the Presidency & Twelve for Prayer. I spent the Evening at home writing in my Journal. October 31, 1870 ~ Monday 31. I spent the day covering grapes November 1, 1870 ~ Tuesday Nov 1. I spent the day at home choreing. ^On 1 held a stock & Bee Convention we organized a parent society W Woodruff Appointed President^ November 2, 1870 ~ Wednesday 2d I ...
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    October 31, 1870 November 1, 1870 November 2, 1870 November 3, 1870 November 4, 1870 November 5, 1870 November 6, 1870
  • Page 282

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    November 7, 1870 ~ Monday to November 11, 1870 ~ Friday Nov 7, 1870 7 to 11. I spent the week on the farm geting out manure & ploughing November 12, 1870 ~ Saturday 12 [FIGURE] I Attended the school of the prophets. O Pratt W Woodruff & Many others spoke. The Presidency & Twelve Held a 2 days meeting at Ogden November 13, 1870 ~ Sunday 13. Sunday The Presidency & most of the Twelve ...
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    November 7, 1870 November 11, 1870 November 12, 1870 November 13, 1870 November 14, 1870 November 15, 1870 November 16, 1870 November 17, 1870 November 18, 1870 November 19, 1870 November 20, 1870 November 21, 1870 December 2, 1870 December 3, 1870