Edna Jane Coon

30 September 1849–1 September 1915 (Age 65)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Edna Jane

When Edna Jane Coon was born on 30 September 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Abraham Coon, was 39 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Wilson, was 22. She married Albert Mowry Baker Sr. on 11 April 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Millville, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 1 September 1915, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Mowry Baker Sr.
Edna Jane Coon
Marriage: 11 April 1865
Jane Maria Baker
Albert Mowry Baker Jr.
Sarah Elizabeth Baker
Charles Henry Baker
Abraham Coon Baker
Laura Baker
Jesse Simon Baker
Edna Baker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 18
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana (see Cooney ).Americanized form of German Kuhn .Americanized form of Dutch Coen or Koen .

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

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    History of Edna Jane Baker -- transcribed from the records of Olive (Baker) Thompson

    Edna Jane Baker, daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth (Wilson) Coon, was born Sept 30, 1848, in Pottawattamic County, Iowa, and came with them to Utah in 1850, arriving at Salt Lake City at the age of tw …

    Sources (23)

    • Jane E Baker, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Edna Jane Coon in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Baker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Edna J Baker, "United States Census, 1910"

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