From "The Melson Family in America" : "...Edward and Ann Cannon,the first Cannons, .They along with three children, were transported to Lower Norfolk County, Virginia by Edward Hall in 1646.Their children were Ann, born 1639, Stephen, born 1641, and Thomas, born c1644. In 1659, Ann married James Dashiell, Sr, Gentleman, in Northumberland County, VA. James and Ann Dashiell, their son, and a niece, Elizabeth Dashiell, then nine years old, left Virginia and settled on Wetipquin Creek, Somerset County, MD. Edward and Ann Cannon, with their second son, Thomas, left Northampton County, VA sometime after James and Ann and settled in Dorchester County,MD. "
Edward married Ann (?). (Ann (?) was born about 1619.)