Cannon Family Home Page


Cannon DNA database

First Families of Tennessee

Somerset Chapter of Magna Charta Barons

Cannon Family Tree at Ancestry

H.T. Linginfelter, Sultana Survivor, letter and photo

John Butler Tipton Cemetery

Cannon Family Photos and Scrapbooks

5th Tennessee Infantry Home Page

Sultana Association Homepage

Link to Counties in Tennessee:

Monroe Co.

Blount Co.

Loudon Co.













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    Daniel Cannon, Tom Cannon with Parker, Holly Cannon with Evan, Yi Cannon, Top row: Renee Cannon, Ray Cannon with Jonathan, Dannie Cannon, Bob Cannon, Kyle Cannon

  My name is Robert K. (Bob) Cannon. I was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. My Cannon family moved to East Tennessee from Virginia in the mid-1700's. Some family names are Bartlett Cannon, Jess Cannon, John Cannon, William Cannon. If you want to correspond with me regarding any family mentioned, see my E-mail address below. I have researched the Cannon and related families for over 20 years and have extensive information. Other related families are Col. John Tipton of Virginia and Washington Co. and John Butler Tipton of Monroe Co., Jane Ray of Blount Co., Col Samuel Wear of Sevier Co. and Robert Wear of Blount Co., John Nelson of Virginia and Matthew Nelson of Roane Co., Benjamin Cobb of Washington Co., Henry Massengill of Washington Co., Isaas Thomas of Sevier Co., Charles Taliaferro of North Carolina, John Robinson of Rockbridge Co., Va., Jesse Morrison of Blount Co., Henry Hodge of Grainger Co., Henry Ivey of Grainger Co., John Myers of Blount Co., Daniel Headrick of Blount Co., Fortner, James Cameron of Scotland and Virginia and Samuel Cameron of Blount Co., and Jacob Lingenfelter of Blount Co, Edmund Williams of Carter Co., Daniel Dunn of Blount Co.

I have 18 certificates for families in First Families of Tennessee sponsored by the East Tennessee Historical Society.

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I am a member of Sovereign Colonial Society of Americans of Royal Descent

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I am a member of Somerset Chapter of Magna Charta Barons


   I am also a member of the Colonial Order of the Crown, a Royal Pedigree Society of Descendants of the Emperor Charlemagne.

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I am also a member of the Plantagenet Society proving lineage from the Plantagenet Kings of England

I'm belong to The Society of Descendants of Knights of the Most Noble Order of the Garter

    My great-grandfather, Henry Tolbert Linginfelter was a member of the 3rd Tennessee Cavalry U.S. and was imprisoned at Cahaba Prison in Alabama. He was on the Sultana which exploded and burned on the Mississippi River resulting in the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history.

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    My great-grandfather, Gilbert Harrision Tipton, was a member of the 5th Tennessee Infantry, U.S.V.. I authored a book on this regiment which was published in 1995 entitled "Volunteers for Union and Liberty: History of the 5th Tennessee Infantry, U.S.A., 1862-1865."

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