Alethia Phoebe Cohoon

1853–1943 (Age 89)
Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alethia Phoebe

When Alethia Phoebe Cohoon was born on 10 March 1853, in Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Ludford Cahoon, was 36 and her mother, Rhoda Caroline Phelps, was 24. She married Charles R Jones on 13 October 1869, in Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1920 and Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1930. She died in 1943, at the age of 90, and was buried in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alethia Phoebe Cohoon
1853–1943
Charles R Jones
1840–1902
Marriage: 13 October 1869
Josephine Jones
1872–1949
Charles Jones
1876–
Ludford Cohoon Jones
1877–1947
Harrie Jones
1881–
Fred A. Jones
1883–1924
Frank E Jones
1887–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1869
Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

  • Josephine Jones

    Female1872–1949Female

  • Male1876–Male

  • Male1877–1947Male

  • Harrie Jones

    Male1881–Male

  • Fred A. Jones

    Male1883–1924Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · Baltimore Riot of 1861

Age 8

"On April 19, 1861, the Baltimore riot took place on Pratt Street. A combination of antiwar """"Copperhead"""" Democrats and other Southern/Confederate sympathizers and Massachusetts and Pennsylvania militia ran into each other at President Street Station and ended at Camden Street Station. This was the first bloodshed of the American Civil War."
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1877 · The Great Railroad Strike of 1877

Age 24

The great railroad strike of 1877 started because of wage cuts by the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad. This was the second time that the railraod had made wage cuts.

Name Meaning

Irish spelling of Scottish Colquhoun . Compare Cahoon .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lethia Martin in household of Charles E Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anethea Jones in household of Charles R. Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alethea P Jones in household of Charles E Jones, "United States Census, 1940"

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