Rachel Ann Coon

Brief Life History of Rachel Ann

When Rachel Ann Coon was born on 30 November 1836, in Shawnee Township, Allen, Ohio, United States, her father, Alexander Coon, was 26 and her mother, Eliza Jane Owen, was 16. She married Isaac Verbryke on 29 November 1859, in Allen Township, Union, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in American Township, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 17 June 1924, in Allentown, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Allentown, Clark, Ohio, United States.

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Isaac Verbryke
Rachel Ann Coon
Marriage: 29 November 1859
Marion Oscar Verbryke
Anna E. Verbryke
Lydia Ann Verbryke
Laurance Alexander Verbryke
Emmet S. Verbryke
Richard Orville Verbryke
Eliza Bell Verbricke
Isaac Verbryke
William Erastus Verbryke
Alta Myrtle Verbryke
Miron Homer Verbryke
Calvin Otis Verbryke

Sources (43)

  • Rachel Coon in household of Alexander Coon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Coon, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Rachel Ann Verbryke, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (7)


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

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana (see Cooney ).

Americanized form of German Kuhn .

Americanized form of Dutch Coen or Koen .

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

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Bible Records - Alexander COON

ALLEN COUNTY OHIO - Bible Records - Alexander COON * This Bible is in my wife's family, I don't know a lot about it. I know it relates to Allen and Auglaize Counties. My wife's great grandparents …

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