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CANON  CEMETERY
Submitted By Cannon H. Pritchard

A small graveyard surrounded by a chain link fence located on private property near the
original homesite of the Canon Family.  A chimney is all that remains of the homeplace.
All information in { } is not listed on marker and is supplied by compiler.

Edward F. Canon {Sr.}
(No  B/D dates on marker)
Co. G, 33 Tx. Cav. CSA.
{born 13 Oct 1840, died  14 Aug 1918}

Mrs. M. A. Canon
B. January 31, 1845
D. May 13, 1903
{Martha Ann (Garaway)}

Emma Ruth Canon
B. December 25, 1873
D. June 3, 1893

Edward F. Canon {Jr.}
(No B/D dates on marker)
Co. F, 2nd Tx Infantry
Spanish American War
{1872-1898}

M. B. Canon
B. January 30, 1882
D. August  14, 1935
{Milton B. Canon}

Sallie Ann Canon
Dau. of  J. J. & Mary R. Canon
B. October 18, 1857
D. August 24, 1864

William Capers Canon
Son of J. J. & Mary R. Canon
B. October 17, 1859
D. May 18, 1860

Adela J. (Canon) Powell
B. August 8, 1879
D. February 28, 1919

Stephen E. Powell
B. September 18, 1879
D. May 6, 1969

Located outside of the fenced area was the grave of
Bertha Griffin
B. October 30, 1882
D. September 11, 1884.
She was probably the daughter of John & Mary Griffin.  Family legend states there was an internal
Griffin family conflict and the Canon Family allowed the infant to be buried on their property.
Families are not related.

Notes:  It is probable that John J. Canon (son of Edward F.) and his wife Hattie P. were buried
here prior to 1910.  Edward F. Canon's parents,  Dr. John R. Canon, M.D. and his wife Ann T.
(Waring) Canon are buried at this cemetery  or at the Moscow Cemetery in unmarked  graves
near their son, Dr. John Jobe Canon, M.D.
       J. J. & Mary R. Canon,  parents of  Sallie Ann and William Capers Canon, are buried at the
Moscow Cemetery.

LOCATION:  Take Highway 1745 from Barnes and go 3.1 miles.  Turn left on the County Line
road and go 1 mile.  Locked gate on the left side of the road.  Behind locked gate the cemetery is
located 1/2 mile down private road on the right under trees.  Permission from property owner is
needed to visit the Cemetery.

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