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John Alexander Coan (1805)

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John Alexander Coan
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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On November 30, 2011 at 17:12GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

Name Coan on census sometimes erroneous,due to phoenetic interpretation by census taker.

coan,Cohen ,Cone ,Coon [ pronounced the same]

On November 30, 2011 at 17:10GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

4/16/1862 -Loachapoka Al [38 YO]

enlists in Co F 34th Ala Inf. Reg. heavy losses @ Murphreesboro Tn heaqvy losses @Chicamauga ; mamy catured @ Missionary Ridge" " The 100 Days War": Heavy losses @ Atlanta:Almost depleted @ Nashville and Bentonville. Remaining troops,About 100 of the original 1000 ,,surrender @ High Point NC.

On July 19, 2011 at 17:18GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

buried :Pentecost Cemetary,Tallapoosa Al

On July 14, 2011 at 16:55GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

CSA-34th Ala Inf Regiment org.@ Laochapoka Al 4/1862.>Tupelo>Army of Tenn>Murphreesboro>Missionary Ridge>Atlanta.Ezra Church >nearly annihil @ Nashville.Surrender -4/26/1865.Home,poor condition;Died shortly after the war.

On June 1, 2011 at 19:17GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

search needed

1860 census spelled Cohen,John A. 1827NC wife & children match

John is 27 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 26 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 54 degrees from Lisa Kudrow, 33 degrees from Kurt Vonnegut and 23 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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