Reverend Stillman Coon

12 August 1796–14 March 1870 (Age 73)
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Stillman

When Reverend Stillman Coon was born on 12 August 1796, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Reverend Asa Coon, was 40 and his mother, Judith Stillman, was 36. He married Clarissa Humphrey in 1827, in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 March 1870, in Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

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Reverend Stillman Coon
Clarissa Humphrey
Marriage: 1827
Adelia Maria Coon
Celestia Melvina Coon

Spouse and Children

Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, United States


    Adelia Maria Coon


    Celestia Melvina Coon


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1811 · USS Revenge

Age 15

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Hillman Coon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Stilman Coon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Probate records, 1832-1988 (Rock County, Wisconsin)

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