Obit: Cannon, Horace (1828 - 1897)

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----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/21/1897

Cannon, Horace (29 SEP 1828 - 12 JAN 1897)

Died, at his home in Loyal, Clark Co., Wis., on Tuesday, Jan. 12th, 1897, of progressive paralysis, Horace Cannon, in the 69th years of his age.

Mr. Cannon was born in Cattaraugus Co., N.Y., Sept 29th, 1828; at the age of 23 he was united in marriage with Miss Ann Sage, who still survives him; soon after his marriage about 1852, he with his wife, removed to Wisconsin and located in the town of Clyman, Dodge Co., where they continued to reside until in 1870, when the family came to Clark County and located at Loyal.

Mr. Cannon served in the war of the rebellion. He enlisted Jan. 4th, 1864, he was assigned to Co. B. 29th regiment infantry and was afterward transferred to the 14th regiment, where he served to the close of the war. At the age of 14 years he embraced religion and became a member of the M.E. Church; he lived a conscientious Christian life respected by all who knew him.

Besides the wife, who shared his joys and sorrows for more than forty years, he leaves three daughters to mourn him, Mrs. Eugene Corzett and Mrs. Chas. Redmond, both of Loyal, and Mrs. Frank Jarvis of this city.

The funeral was held at the M.E. Church in Loyal, Rev. T.O. Knudson officiating.



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