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Cannon Cason, Jr

Male 1754 - 1843  (88 years)


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  • Name Cannon Cason  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 8 Oct 1754  Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1790  Not Stated, Camden District, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1800  Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1810  Not Stated, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1820  Not Stated, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1830  Not Stated, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Death 1839 
    Died 4 Sep 1843  Randolph, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cason Cemetery, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I8991  tng Genealogy

    Father Cannon Cason,   b. 1725, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1779, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rosa Whitehurst,   b. 1730, Fairfield District, Kershaw, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Fairfield District, Kershaw, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Between 1747 and 1748  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Isabella Bryant,   b. 1755,   d. 1845  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James Cannon Cason,   b. 31 May 1788, Dutchmans Creek, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1834, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
    +2. Jane Cason,   b. 1792, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, Choctaw, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F3412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1754 - Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1800 - Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Sep 1843 - Randolph, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Cannon Cason, II family gravestone
    Cannon Cason, II family gravestone

  • Notes 
    • http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/duplin/military/rsduplin.txt
      CASON, Cannon (2), Private, SC Line
      Soldier was born 8 October 1754 in Duplin Co. North Carolina. Soldier moved to Fairfield District SC in 1771 with father Cannon Cason Sr. and mother Rose Whitehurst Cason with family. Cannon Sr. purchased land in Duplin (Sampson) in 1756. Soldier married Martha in SC.

      Record #12752 - South Carolina - Cannon Cason of Fairfield in the state of South Carolina who was a private in the company commanded by Captain Graves of the Regt. commanded by Col. Goodwin in the South Carolina line for 12 months. Inscribed on the Roll of South Carolina at the rate of 40 dollars -- cents per annum to commence on the 4th day of March, 1831. Certificate of Pension issued the 21st day of May 1833." Cannon Sr. moved to Duplin (now Sampson) Co. North Carolina ca1750, then, in 1771, to old Craven County (Fairfield) South Carolina. He married Rose (Rosa) Whitehurst in North Carolina ca. 1747-8.

      He signed his will thusly : Cannon (C C) cason. However, he was lliterate and must have been disabled in some manner. He was born ca. 1724-5 and may have died from wounds in the Rev. War.

      1-Son William,(1749-1847) was a RS (pension), md. 1st Ann Roberts, 2nd Jeanet Rogers. He moved to Warren Co. GA ca. 1799.

      2-Son Cannon Jr. (1754-1843) was RS (drew pension) moved from Fairfield to Randolph Co. Ga. in his old age and died there testate in 1843

      3-Son Willis (ca. 1756-8) RS, md. Mary Williamson, moved to GA. ca. 1795 and died possible in Pulaski Co ca, 1834.

      4-Son Whitehurst, b. ca 1764, moved to GA where he died childless in Washington Co. in 1818.

      5-Son Labon (ca. 1767, m. Civil Davis in GA, moved to GA after 1790, died in Montgomery Co, 1809-10.

      !Military: from Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution by Bobby Gilmer Moss: " Cason, Cannon S21103 b. 8 October 1754, Wilmington, North Carolina. While residing in the Fairfield District, he served under Capt. John Graves, Col. Goodwyn and Gen Willliamson during 1779 and marched against Indiams. In addition, he served under Capt. Anderson, Col. Taylor and Gens. Sumter and Henderson. He was in the battles at Orangeburg and Four Hole Bridge. A.A. 1129; R390."

  • Sources 
    1. [S247] Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution, Moss, Boby Gilmer, (Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994;), 156-157.

    2. [S324] Will.
      Cannon Cason South Carolina will

    3. [S363] 1810 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;).
      U.S. Federal Census . M252, 71 rolls. NARA, Washington D.C. Not Stated, Fairfield, South Carolina, roll 62, page 590, image 191.00.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1810usfedcenancestry&h=605118&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    4. [S1] 1790 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000;).
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Camden District, South Carolina; Roll M637_11; Image: 0110.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1790usfedcen&h=372639&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    5. [S415] 1800 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).
      Year: 1800; Census Place: , Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll: 47; Page: 223; Image: 432; Family History Library Film: 181422.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1800usfedcenancestry&h=473529&indiv=try
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    6. [S411] 1820 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;).
      Year: 1820; Census Place: Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll M33_118; Page: 49; Image: 252.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1820usfedcenancestry&h=962754&indiv=try
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      Name: Cannon Cason
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
      Slaves - Males - 14 thru 25: 1
      Slaves - Females - 14 thru 25: 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 3
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 2
      Total Slaves: 2
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4

    7. [S5] 1830 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004;).
      Year: 1830; Census Place: Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll 169; Page: 369.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1830usfedcenancestry&h=634058&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    8. [S250] Sampson County Court Minutes 1784-1800, Oscar M Bizzell and Virginia L Bizzell.

    9. [S142] Gravestone.
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