Arthur G. Coon Or Kone

19 June 1895–April 1984 (Age 88)
Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Arthur G.

When Arthur G. Coon Or Kone was born on 19 June 1895, in Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, William Henry Harrison Coon, was 53 and his mother, Julia Amanda Pendergast, was 31. He married Ida Margaret Wehrli on 6 June 1923, in Iowa, United States. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died in April 1984, in Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Graceland Cemetery, Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur G. Coon Or Kone
1895–1984
Ida Margaret Wehrli
1898–1983
Marriage: 6 June 1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1923
Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Irene Kone

    Female1890–1915Female

    Male1895–1984Male

    Stella Goldie Coon

    Female1901–1993Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 18

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arthur G Kone, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Coon in household of W H Coon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur G Kone, "United States Census, 1930"

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