Erastus S. Cone

23 March 1798–14 April 1869 (Age 71)
Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Erastus S.

When Erastus S. Cone was born on 23 March 1798, in Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, John Cone, was 27 and his mother, Rebecca Sage, was 22. He married Nancy T. Thomas on 16 July 1820. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He died on 14 April 1869, in Milan Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Rice Cemetery, Cone, Monroe, Michigan, United States.

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Erastus S. Cone
Nancy T. Thomas
Marriage: 16 July 1820
Clarissa H. Cone
Rebekah Cone
Amelia C. Cone
Letitia Cone
John Cornelius Cone
Nancy Cone
Sylvia N. Cone

Spouse and Children

16 July 1820


    Clarissa H. Cone


    Amelia C. Cone


    Letitia Cone


    John Cornelius Cone


    Nancy Cone


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Joseph Cone


    Benjamin Cone


World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McCone .2 Americanized spelling of North German Kohn or Köhn, or Kuhn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Erastus S Cone, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Erastas S Cone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Erastus Cove in entry for Rebecca Getty, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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