Thursday, April 2, 2015

Edward Marshall Coon.

Edward Marshall Coon.

Birth: 1838.
Death: 1928.

Wife: Ella L. Coon, ( 1848-1934.).
Married 1868.

Children: Durrell C. Coon, ( 1883-1946.)

Note.  There is at lest one more child, but was unable to find.

Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Anthony, Harper County, Kansas.

Mr. Coon came to Harper county, Kansas in 1878, and settled in section 21, of Anthony Township.  He was a Farmer.  The land of 200 acres was in his wife's name.  Their post office address was Anthony, Kansas, which was three miles east from the farm.  He was also a Civil War Veteran.

Michigan Thirteenth Infantry Co. H.

Coon, Edward M., Paw Paw. Enlisted in company H, Thirteenth Infantry, Aug. 26, 1864, at Antwerp, for 1 year, age 23. Mustered Sept. 1, 1864. Taken prisoner near Rockingham, S. C, March 8, 1865. Confined in prison at Danville, Va. Discharged at Detroit, Mich., June 7, 1865.

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