Ansalum Coon

Brief Life History of Ansalum

When Ansalum Coon was born on 10 March 1829, in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, Jacob Coon, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Moody, was 23. He married Amanda Jane Fry in 1847, in Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 20 May 1858, at the age of 29, and was buried in Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Ansalum Coon
Amanda Jane Fry
Marriage: 1847
Sarah Ann Coon
Margaret Emma Coon
Louella Victoria Coon

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    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Historical Boundaries: 1834: Des Moines, Michigan Territory, United States 1836: Des Moines, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1836: Lee, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Lee, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Lee, Iowa, United States


    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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