135 years ago today - May 21, 1887

DESERET NEWS reports funeral of Louie Wells Cannon, daughter of Second Counselor in the First Presidency Daniel H. Wells. She died giving birth to the stillborn son of John Q. Cannon, son of First Counselor in the First Presidency George Q. Cannon and Second Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric. At the time the child was conceived John was married to Louie's sister Annie. In Sep of 1886 he confessed his sin and was excommunicated in stake conference. His wife Annie divorced him four days later and he married Louie the following day. A year after Louie's death John was rebaptized, remarried to Annie, and sealed to Louie.

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