John Coon

Brief Life History of John

When John Coon was born on 11 January 1782, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Benjamin Coon Sr., was 33 and his mother, Mary Crandall, was 31. He married Anna Crandall about 1803, in Westford, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Westford, Chittenden, Vermont, United States for about 30 years and Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States in 1860. He died in 1872, in Colchester, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 90.

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John Coon
Anna Crandall
Marriage: about 1803
Anna Coon
John D Coon
Abigail Crandall Coon
Elizabeth "Betsey" Coon
Almina Delight Coon
Benjamin Coon
Elisher Coon
Philura Lurilla Coon
David Ross Coon
Betsy Coon
Addison Coon

Sources (17)

  • John Coon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Coon in entry for Philmra Coon Austin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • John Coon, "United States Census, 1820"

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1790 · 13th State

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana (see Cooney ).

Americanized form of German Kuhn .

Americanized form of Dutch Coen or Koen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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