Anson Elikem Cohoon

1878–1957 (Age 79)
Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Anson Elikem

When Anson Elikem Cohoon was born on 24 September 1878, his father, Frederick Franklin Cohoon, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Ann Brothers, was 23. He married Sally Cobb Cohoon on 6 September 1944, in Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. He died on 30 September 1957, at the age of 79, and was buried in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States.

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Anson Elikem Cohoon
Sally Cobb Cohoon
Marriage: 6 September 1944

Spouse & Children

6 September 1944
Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 19

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish spelling of Scottish Colquhoun . Compare Cahoon .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anson E Cohoon in household of Fred F Cohoon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anson L Cohoon in household of Frederic F Cohoon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anson E Cohoon, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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