Mary Caldona Coones

6 July 1870–25 August 1965 (Age 95)
Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Caldona

When Mary Caldona Coones was born on 6 July 1870, in Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, United States, her father, John Wilson Coones, was 17 and her mother, Elizabeth Matilda Holmes, was 22. She married Philip Benedict Tye on 16 August 1896, in Benton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Tom Township, Benton, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 25 August 1965, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Philip Benedict Tye
Mary Caldona Coones
Marriage: 16 August 1896
Ernest Clifton Tye
Roy Lee Tye
Floyd Raymond Tye
Elsie Maude Tye
Marie "Nettie" Mae Tye

Spouse and Children

16 August 1896
Benton, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Wilson Coones


    Elizabeth Matilda Holmes




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 7

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

See Coons .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dona Tye in household of Phillip Tye, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Caldona Tye in household of Philip Tye, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dona Tye in household of Phillip B Tye, "United States Census, 1930"

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