- Born: Abt 1716, Somerset Co., MD
- Marriage (1): Tabitha Wingate
- Died: After 1789, Sussex Co., DE
Elijah Cannon had land surveyed for him on Oct 1 1773 in Worcester Co., MD (now Sussex, DE) and received a patent on May 10 1774 for 75a called "Folly" (WoCert:0943).
On Dec 10 1789, Elijah Cannon, yeoman of Broad Creek Hundred, sold land in Little Creek Hundred, Sussex County, DE to David Hall, Esq. of the Town of Lewes, tracts "Folly" (75a) and "Handlys Luck" (100a) for £121/9/8 lawful money of Delaware State conditioned upon receiving £60/14/10 on or before Dec 10 1790 (SxLR-O:122-125)
Elijah married Tabitha Wingate, daughter of Philip Wingate and Sarah Dolby. (Tabitha Wingate was born about 1718 in Somerset Co., MD.)