Ansalum Coon

10 March 1829–20 May 1858 (Age 29)
Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ansalum

When Ansalum Coon was born on 10 March 1829, in Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, Jacob Coon, was 27 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

Spouse and Children

Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, United States


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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

1 Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana ( see Cooney ).2 Americanized spelling of German Kuhn .3 Americanized spelling of Dutch Coen or Koen .

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

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