Hugh Jenne Cannon

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Birth: Jan. 19, 1870 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Death: Oct. 6, 1931 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Son of George Quayle Cannon and Sarah Jane Jenne

Married May Wilcken, 10 Oct 1890, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - Hugh Harley Cannon, May Maurine Cannon, Ruth Cannon, Charles Wilcken Cannon, Constance Quayle Cannon, Rosannah Jenne Cannon

Married Vilate Gray Peart, 19 Jul 1900, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - daughter Cannon, Wendell Cannon

Married Sarah Ellen Richards, 26 Jul 1917, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - George Richards Cannon, Alice Richards Cannon, Donald Hugo Cannon, Maxwell Richards Cannon, Dean Richards Cannon

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p. 794

President Swiss and German branch 1891-92 and 1901-05; member 110th and 138th quorums seventies; president Liberty stake. Executor and secretary of George Q. Cannon estate.

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 4, p. 233

Cannon, Hugh Jenne, a member of the General Board of Y. M. M. I. A., was born-Jan. 19, 1870, in Salt Lake City, Utah, a son of Geo. Q. Cannon and Sarah Jane Jenne. He had an active life in the publishing business, of which his father was a pioneer, being editor of the "Juvenile Instructor." Besides editing the Sunday School magazine, Hugh J. was a member of the Sunday School Board for twenty-seven years and was president of the Liberty Stake, Utah, for twenty years. His first mission at the age of twenty years ended in a year and a half when he accompanied the body of his brother, David H. Cannon, who had died in the German Mission, to Utah. He accompanied Elder David O. McKay on a tour of inspection to nearly all the missions of the Church in 1920 and 1921, and was editor of the "Improvement Era." He died Oct. 6, 1931.

Utah Death Certificate

Family links:

  • George Quayle Cannon (1827 - 1901)
  • Sarah Jane Jenne Cannon (1839 - 1928)
  • Vilate Gray Peart Cannon (1871 - 1909)
  • Sarah Ellen Richards Cannon (1889 - 1988)
  • May Wilcken Cannon (1870 - 1914)*
  • Donald Hugo Cannon (1922 - 1923)*
  • Dean Richards Cannon (1929 - 2008)*

Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Plot: N_4_6_1_E

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Hugh Jenne Cannon's Timeline

February 4, 1728
Coolshellog, Kirk Michael, Isle of Man, England
January 19, 1870
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
January 19, 1878
Age 8
May 24, 1893
Age 23
October 6, 1931
Age 61
Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,UT
October 6, 1931
Age 61