Henry Everett (Fred) Koan

9 March 1900–4 March 1990 (Age 90)
Flushing, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Henry Everett (Fred)

When Henry Everett (Fred) Koan was born on 9 March 1900, in Flushing, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Amos Everett Koan, was 27 and his mother, Ida May Norton, was 20. He married Mildred Myrtle Leitch on 6 November 1930, in Baker, Fallon, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Paradise Township, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 4 March 1990, at the age of 89, and was buried in Newell, Butte, South Dakota, United States.

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Henry Everett (Fred) Koan
Mildred Myrtle Leitch
Marriage: 6 November 1930
Russell Eugene Koan

Spouse and Children

6 November 1930
Baker, Fallon, Montana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Amos Everett Koan


    Ida May Norton




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 3

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Slovenian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry E Koan in household of Everett E Koan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred E. Koan, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Henry E. Koan, "Find A Grave Index"

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