JAMES CANNON




Born: June 5, 1755, Ninety-Six District South Carolina.

Died: after 1843

Service: Volunteered in Dec 1755, for 9 months
Served in Capt Jared SMITH'S Compnay S.C. Troops, marched to Smith's Station on the frontier of S. Carolina where he was stationed 9 months
Engaged in guarding the frontier against attacks of Cherokee Indiana.
Volunteered again in Mat, 1777, and served in Capt James GREAR'S Company, Col McCREARY'S S.C. Regiment., marched to Augusta, Georgia, from there to St. Mary's River in Florida; served 3 months.
He volunteered in Dec 1778, served 3 months in Capt SEXTON's company, Col James WILLIAM'S S.C. Regiment.

James Cannon
      PVT
South Carolina
    Troops
    Rev War Proof: Pension clain S 32166

Married: Jemina NICHOLAS In Montgomery Co., North Carolina

Children:
James
John
William - married Mary SMITH, May 26, 1811
Joseph - born 1804 married Mary CLEMENTS
Isaac - married Catherine WARD
Nellie
Zelpha
Thena - married William SMITH, on May 26, 1821
Polly


Directions: Old Union Cemetery
(Also called Sugar Creek.) Located in Section 3, Twp. 1N R. 5W in Reeve Twp, Daviess County, IN.
On Portersville Rd about 1/2 mile south of Co. Rd 700S.

Directions and photo courtesy of Edward Hitchcock, Daniel Guthrie Chapter SAR in Bedford, IN.
Photo taken 21 Aug 2002.

Data by Mrs Roy BOGNER Washington, Indiana and from A Roster of Rev Ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the Am Revolution, Volume II, page 53.

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