A Francis Henry Grice Daguerreotype Proposed to be George Q. Cannon, “The Morman Richelieu” ca1844

George Quayle Cannon (January 11, 1827 – April 12, 1901), here proposed to be the subject of the above Daguerreotype, was only seventeen years old in the summer of 1844. His father, George, made the plaster casts or “death masks” of the murdered Smith brothers’ faces. George, the father, died from heat stroke on August 19, 1844. George and Ann Cannon’s son, George Quayle Cannon, and his sister Ann Cannon, then lived with their aunt and uncle Lenora and John Taylor. See: An Image Proposed to be John Taylor, Third President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, As Seen Through the Lens of Francis Henry Grice in ca1844. – Rod’s Ramblings and Ruminations (genevanotes.com) Also, see: Sedgwick Research’s Site for The George and Ann Quayle Cannon Family

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