The Shemwell Family

John Wyatt CannadyAge: 18 years18621880

Name
John Wyatt Cannady
Given names
John Wyatt
Surname
Cannady
Birth June 22, 1862 43 32
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a brotherDr. Samuel Hillman Cannady Jr.
November 6, 1866 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 4 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Death of a motherMartha Kinchin Williams
October 16, 1868 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census September 7, 1870 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Elizabeth Hockaday
January 4, 1875 (Age 12 years)
Marriage of a parentSamuel Hillman Cannady SrMartha A Sarah MorrisView this family
August 18, 1877 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-sisterHelen Cannady
July 31, 1878 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 5, 1880 (Age 17 years)
Death November 3, 1880 (Age 18 years)
Property
Wyatt Lemuel McGehee and Wyatt Edward Cannady Land Deal 1881
December 1, 1881 (12 months after death)
Note: Indenture between Wyatt Lemuel McGehee and Wyatt Edward Cannady, Administrator of the Estate of (Joh…
Burial
Cemetery: Cannady Hill Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 20, 1861North Carolina, United States
1 year
himself
John Wyatt Cannady
Birth: June 22, 1862 43 32North Carolina, United States
Death: November 3, 1880North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
Dr. Samuel Hillman Cannady Jr.
Birth: November 6, 1866 47 37Harnett, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 22, 1939Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States
Father’s family with Mary Adeline Perry - View this family
father
step-mother
Mary Adeline Perry
Birth: about 1830North Carolina, United States
Death: August 20, 1852North Carolina, United States
Marriage: May 30, 1850Granville, North Carolina, United States
Father’s family with Martha A Sarah Morris - View this family
father
step-mother
Martha A Sarah Morris
Birth: August 23, 1848Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 13, 1879North Carolina, United States
Marriage: August 18, 1877Granville, North Carolina, United States
11 months
half-sister
Helen Cannady
Birth: July 31, 1878 59 29Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 18, 1925Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States
Father’s family with Martha Harrison - View this family
father
step-mother
Martha Harrison
Birth: March 20, 1845Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 12, 1917North Carolina, United States
Marriage: December 16, 1886Granville, North Carolina, United States

John Wyatt Cannady has 7 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Hillman Cannady Sr - Household

Brassfield, Granville, North Carolina

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Cannady, Samuel Hhead50MWFarmerNC
Cannady, John Cson8SWNC
Cannady, Samuelson3SWNC
Nevel, Wyley24SWWorks on FarmNC

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Hillman Cannady Sr - Household

Brassfield, Granville, North Carolina

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Cannady, S HWM60headWdFarmerNCNCNC
Cannady, John WWM18sonSAt SchoolNCNCNC
Cannady, Samuel H JrWM14sonSAt SchoolNCNCNC
Cannady, HelenWF1daughterSNCNCNC
Walters, Wyatt AWM19nepherSAt SchoolNCNCNC

Property
Indenture between Wyatt Lemuel McGehee and Wyatt Edward Cannady, Administrator of the Estate of (John) Wyatt Cannady (died in Nov 1880). The transaction was for $298.75. Wyatt Lemuel McGehee purchased the land which included Lot 2 in the Histlons Land Division.