Myrtle Ruth Evans1

#9099, b. about 1918
Last Edited:28 Jun 2015
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMyrtle Ruth Evans was born about 1918 at LA.2
MarriageShe married Howard Martin Cannon, son of Harvey Clinton Cannon and Laurence Vivian Rivet, in 1934 at Pinellas County, FL.1
CensusRuth Cannon (given age 17) and Howard Cannon (given age 22) appeared on the census of 1935 at 1143 Bass Blvd. at Pinellas County, FL. They rented their home with their "sister-in-law" Esther Thibeau (age 23) and her daughter Shirley Mae (age 3). A boarder Jack Bean and his young son also lived there. Ruth and Howard had a "junior high" education, and neither were employed.3
ResidenceAccording to the 1940 census, in 1935, Myrtle Ruth Cannon and her husband, Howard, lived in rural Pinellas County, FL.2
ResidenceAccording to a city directory listing in 1939, Ruth Cannon and her husband, Howard, lived at Istrauma Street in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. Howard worked as an auto mechanic.4
Census1940Ruth Cannon (given age 22) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as the wife of Howard Cannon (given age 27), living at 1105 Fifth Street at Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA.2


  1. [S826] Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001. marriage index. Online at
  2. [S1221] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Rapides Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S1222] 1935 Florida State Census. FL. Pinellas County. Digital images. State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, FL, USA.
  4. [S793] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.