Ross Coon

27 June 1748–15 December 1833 (Age 85)
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Ross

Ross Coon was born on 27 June 1748, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. He married Deligly Or Delightly in 1776. He died on 15 December 1833, in Westford, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 85.

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Ross Coon
Deligly Or Delightly
Marriage: 1776

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Age 28
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 28
Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 28
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

1 Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana ( see Cooney ).2 Americanized spelling of German Kuhn .3 Americanized spelling of Dutch Coen or Koen .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ross Coon - birth-name: Ross COONS

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