Rachel Ann Coon

Female30 November 1836–17 June 1924

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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (42)

  • Racheal Coon in entry for Isaac Verbryke, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Rachel Coon in household of Alexander Coon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Coon in entry for Homer Verbryte and Abbie Crist, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1859Allen Township, Union, Ohio, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 10

    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

    Age 24

    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.


    Age 27

    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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    Story Highlight

    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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