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Aura Canon, 1867-1934


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 1/27/2009 at 15:28:00

Funeral Services For Aura Canon Friday

Aura Philip Canon was born in Warin [sic], Ohio, September 30, 1867, and passed away November 14, 1934, at Armstrong, Iowa. In 1868 he moved with his parents to Illinois where they resided until 1872, when they came to Armstrong and located on the old Canon homestead two miles east of town. There Mr. Canon made his home until about 30 years ago. He is survived by one brother, the Rev. C.B. Canon, of Truman, Minnesota; and one sister, Mrs. A.T. Clark, of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Funeral services for Mr. Canon were held Friday afternoon at the Methodist church conducted by the Rev. I.E.. Clifton, and burial was in Armstrong Grove Cemetery.

Relatives from a distance were: Rev. C.B. Canon, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Canon, and Mr. and Mrs. Lester [sic] Canon, all of Truman, Minnesota; Mr. and Mrs. Don Pugsley, Elmore, Minnesota; Miss Mildred Shively and Miss Dorothy Inman [sic], of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Note: Aura was actually born in Warren County, Ohio. Miss Dorothy Inman was actually married at that time to Howard Engelmann and was from St. Paul, Minnesota. Lester Canon should actually be Leslie Canon.

Contributed by: Sue Olson. Source: Armstrong Journal, Armstrong, Emmet County, Iowa, November 1934.


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