Leonora Cannon Taylor

6 Oct 1796 - 9 Dec 1868

Leonora Cannon Taylor (1796-1868) was born 6 Oct. 1796 in Peel, Isle Of Man, British Islands. She was the daughter of George Cannon and Leonora Callister. She married John Taylor on 28 Jan. 1833 in Toronto, Ontario, Upper Canada, and they had four children. She was baptized on 9 May 1836 in Toronto. She hosted Wilford Woodruff's wife, Phebe Whittemore Carter, overnight on 1 Apr. 1840, let Wilford preach at her home on 6 Jan. 1847, received a blessing from him on 25 Apr. 1867, and was attended by him in the last hours of her life on 8 Dec. 1868. She died 9 Dec. 1868 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

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