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