Quincy, Illinois Daily Whig Republican, April 9, 1859, page 2
A. F. GANNON of Mount Sterling, IL., at the residence of Wm. AHERN in Quincy, IL., died of Cancer in the Stomach on the 7th day April, at half past 11 o'clock p. m. His remains will be taken to Mount Sterling on 9th inst., for interment. Aged 28 years. He was very much beloved and will be lamented. April 8th 1859 signed J. H. GANNON.