Henry Roscoe Deveraux Coon

15 August 1892–18 October 1953 (Age 61)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Henry Roscoe Deveraux

When Henry Roscoe Deveraux Coon was born on 15 August 1892, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Jacob Coon, was 54 and his mother, Annie Deveraux, was 27. He died on 18 October 1953, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Coon
1838–1899
Annie Deveraux
1864–1923
Frank B. Coon
1882–
Coon
–1892
Mary Coon
1884–
William Coon
1887–
Jacob Coon
1889–1890
Walter Wallace Coon
1891–1892
Henry Roscoe Deveraux Coon
1892–1953
Maud Elizabeth Coon
1894–1990

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1904 · Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant

Age 12

The Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant was completed in 1904. Many poles and wires were installed to bring power into the town and its homes. The plant is still in operation today.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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Sources (1)

  • Henry Roscoe Coon, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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