Mary Alice Coons

Brief Life History of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Coons was born in March 1880, in Canton, McPherson, Kansas, United States, her father, Peter Mason Coons, was 34 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. She died on 5 June 1959, at the age of 79, and was buried in Canton, McPherson, Kansas, United States.

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James F M Ledbetter
1878–1935
Mary Alice Coons
1880–1959
Marriage: 26 October 1902

Sources (9)

  • Mae A Coons in household of John W Coons, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary A Coons, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Mary Alice Coons Ledbetter, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

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

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kunz .

Americanized form of Dutch Koens or its variant Coens. Compare Koons .

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

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