Abraham Koontz

11 July 1850–18 November 1933 (Age 83)
Crestline, Jackson Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Koontz was born on 11 July 1850, in Crestline, Jackson Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States, his father, Daniel Koontz, was 41 and his mother, Jane Reed, was 33. He married Electa Isabelle Huffman on 18 December 1873, in Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sandusky Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Jackson Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 November 1933, in Jefferson Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in East Crestline, Crestline, Sandusky Township, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Koontz
1850–1933
Electa Isabelle Huffman
1856–1928
Marriage: 18 December 1873
Florence A. Koontz
1874–
Ora Bell Koons
1876–1877
James L Koontz
1878–1878
Harland Koontz
1879–1969
Ione Koontz
1882–1964
Clyde Koontz
1884–1951
Charles Grover Koontz
1885–1964
Myrtle Koontz
1888–1964
Ernest R Koontz
1890–1970
Electa Mabel Koontz
1892–1901
Ethel Koontz
1895–1966
Albyn Lloyd Koontz
1898–1968
Chester Koontz
1906–1923

Spouse and Children

    Male1850–1933Male

    Electa Isabelle Huffman

    Female1856–1928Female

MARRIAGE
18 December 1873
Crawford, Ohio, United States
children

(13)

    Florence A. Koontz

    Female1874–Female

    Ora Bell Koons

    Female1876–1877Female

    James L Koontz

    Male1878–1878Male

    Male1879–1969Male

    Female1882–1964Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Koontz

    Male1808–1879Male

    Jane Reed

    Female1817–1898Female

siblings

(14)

    Eliza Koontz

    Female1837–1838Female

    Margaret J Koontz

    Female1839–1900Female

    Caroline Coontz

    Female1842–1842Female

    Susanah Koontz

    Female1842–1851Female

    John Koontz

    Male1845–1918Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 10

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kuntz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abraham Koones in household of Daniel Koones, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abram Kontz in household of Daniel Kontz, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abram Koontz, "United States Census, 1880"

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