Mary Alice Coons

March 1880–
Canton, McPherson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Coons was born in March 1880, in Canton, McPherson, Kansas, United States, her father, Peter M Coons, was 35 and her mother, Martha E Hockersmith, was 34. She married James F M Ledbetter on 26 October 1902, in McPherson, Kansas, United States. She lived in McPherson, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Baxter Springs, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1900.

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James F M Ledbetter
Mary Alice Coons
Marriage: 26 October 1902

Spouse and Children

26 October 1902
McPherson, Kansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Peter M Coons


    Martha E Hockersmith




    Lucy Jane Coons


    John William Coons Sr




    Robert Franklin Coons


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 1

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Dutch Couns, Cuens, or Cuyns, patronymics from Coen ( see Koen ).2 Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Kuntz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mae A Coons in household of John W Coons, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Coons in household of P M Coons, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Mary A Coon in household of Peter M Coon, "United States Census, 1880"

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