Early Cannons in Church Records of Co. Donegal
The following Cannon records have been extracted from Roots Ireland and cover the earliest Cannon references found in Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic registers in Co. Donegal. Fahan Upper Church of Ireland holds baptisms, marriages and burial records dating from the 1760s. Raphoe Church of Ireland has baptism 1771-1778, Marriages 1771-1820 and Baptism 1771-1782. Clondevaddock (Clondavaddog) Church of Ireland has baptisms, marriages and burial records from 1794 onwards. Tullyaughnish or Aughnish Church of Ireland holds baptism from 1798 and marriages from 1788. Inver Church of Ireland holds baptisms 1793-1920, Marriages 1791-1956, Burials 1794-1994. Roman Catholic records only begin in 1861. Clonleigh or Lifford Roman Catholic Church has baptisms from 1773 and marriages from 1788 onwards.
INISHOWEN WEST BARONY
Fahan Upper Church of Ireland
December 11, 1786
Baptism of Anne Cannan daughter of Patrick and Anne Cannan, Carrickanee, Inch.
BARONY OF RAPHOE
Raphoe Church of Ireland
September 12, 1775
Christening of Alexander Cannon, son of Ruchy Cannon and Jane Mary Clarke, Convoy.
Note: Convoy is located in the civil parish of Convoy.
March 10, 1776
Baptism of Margaret Cannon daughter of Philip Cannon, Heckler, and Margaret Adams, Raphoe.
October 29, 1779
Baptism of Sarah Cannon daughter of Rouge Cannon and Jean McGuigan, Convoy.
Clonleigh (or Lifford) Roman Catholic Church
February 17, 1776
Christening of Thaddeus Cannan son of Patrick Cannan and Susan Crossan.
Sponsored by Hugh McCordiff and Catherine McDavitt.
September 24, 1777
Christening of Brigid Cannon daughter of Edward Cannon and Margaret Mcgetegan.
Sponsored by James Crumlish, Grace McGettegan.
October 30, 1778
Baptism of Philip Cannon son of Edward Cannon and Margaret Mcgetagen.
March 7, 1779
Baptism of Charles Cannon son of Patrick Cannon and Susan Crossan.
April 28, 1782
Baptism of child of Patrick Cannon and Susan Crossan.
December 14, 1789
Baptism of Daniel Cannon son of John Cannon and Margaret Mcgetigan.
December 1, 1791
Baptism of Mary Cannon daughter of John Cannon and Margaret Mcgetigan.
BARONY OF KILMACRENAN
Clondevaddock Church of Ireland
March 1, 1801
Baptism of Patrick Cannon son of Charles Cannon and Fanny McEnny, Aghadreenan.
March 19, 1829
Marriage of Charles Cannon and Catherine McGinley, Fanavoltee.
Tullyaughnish Church of Ireland (Ramelton)
December 15, 1812
Marriage of William Cannan and Biddy Saltry.
February 15, 1824
Baptism of Nancy Cannon daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Cannon, Forquar.
October 8, 1826
Baptism of Jane Cannon daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Cannon, Forker.
Inver Church of Ireland
January 6, 1823
Marriage of Bryan Cannon, Clondavsdagan, and Hanaha Gervais, Killybegs.
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