May 17, 1834
Angus Munn Cannon born in Liverpool, England to Ann Quayle and George Cannon
July 1, 1857
Martha Maria Hughes born near Llandudno, Wales to Peter Hughes and Elizabeth Evans
Hughes family emigrates to the US, arriving in New York City
Sept. 13, 1861
Hughes family arrives in Salt Lake City with the Joseph Horne Company; Peter Hughes dies a few days later.
Oct. 25, 1862
Elizabeth Hughes married James P. Paul
Mattie attends and graduates from the University of Utah in chemistry
Mattie attends and graduates from the University of Michigan Medical School; practices medicine for a short time in Algonac, Michigan
Student at the University of Pennsylvania Auxiliary School of Medicine, where she graduates with a BS
Student at the National School of Elocution and Oratory from which she is awarded a diploma
Resident physician at the Deseret Hospital. Establishes a private practice.
Oct. 6, 1884
Marries Angus M. Cannon in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City
Angus arrested on the charge of unlawful cohabitation. Mattie sought as a witness.
Sept. 13, 1885
Elizabeth Rachel Cannon born in Grantsville, Utah
Mattie and Elizabeth travel into exile in England, where she lives in Liverpool, Birmingham, Wolverton, and Brighton and for a short time in Bern and Zurich, Switzerland
Mattie and Elizabeth return to the US and visit friends and seek medical care in Algonac and Ann Arbor, Michigan
Mattie and Elizabeth at home in Utah. Mattie re-establishes her medical practice.
May 19, 1890
James Hughes Cannon born in Salt Lake City. Mattie takes her children into exile in San Francisco.
The first female state senator. Serves one term.
June 7, 1915
Angus dies in Salt Lake City.
July 10, 1932
Mattie dies in Los Angeles, California