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Jacob William Coon (bef. 1845 - 1923)

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Jacob William Coon
Born before in Clermont, Columbia County, NYmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Methodist Church, Elizaville, Dutchess County, NYmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Red Hook, Dutchess County, NYmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jan 2011
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Categories: Descendants of Ostrander, Pieter Branch.

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Name: Jacob William /Coon/
Name: Jacob William /Coons/

Found multiple versions of NAME. Using Jacob William /Coon/ .


Date: 28 MAY 1845
Place: Clermont, Columbia County, NY
Source: #S298
Page: Vol. 2, p. 341


Date: 23 MAY 1923
Place: Red Hook, Dutchess County, NY
Source: #S288
Page: Certificate # 33938, per NYS Archives
Source: #S310
Page: Poughkeepsie Journal Obit. Index, Adriance Library

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Note: Jacob William and Mary Catherine had children baptized in Germantown and Upper Red Hook Dutch Reformed, Germantown and Churchtown Lutheran, and Rhinebeck German Reformed (now Lower Red Hook Lutheran) Churches. He was a landowner in 1844: Lot #69- 28 1/4 acres; Lot #73- 68 1/4 acres.
Note: Jacob's nickname was Moonlight Willie, so-called because he would start work very early in the morning in order to keep himself and his horses out of the hot sun


Date: 1875
Place: Clermont, Columbia County, NY
Note: Family #8: COON: Jacob W. 30y, Mary C. 23y, Harry W. 1y; SHIRTS: Joseph 58y f-i-l, Helen 56y m-i-l, Andrew 21y b-i-l, all born Columbia County, NY
Date: 1880
Place: Clermont, Columbia County, NY
Note: Jacob W. age 35, farmer; Mary C. 29; Harry W. 6; Ruther 2; Reuben 8 mos.
Source: #S312


Date: AFT 23 MAY 1923
Place: Red Church Cemetery, Tivoli, Dutchess County, NY
Format: JPEG
Title: Red Church Red Hook NY
File: C:\Users\Doris\Documents\The Master Genealogist v7\Exhibits\Red Church Red Hook NY.jpg
Note: Red Church Cemetery


Occupation: postmaster in Clermont
Date: BEF 1862


Date: AFT 28 MAY 1845
Place: Germantown Lutheran, Germantown, Columbia County, NY
Note: no sponsors
Source: #S303
Page: Germantown Lutheran #1492



Husband: Jacob William Coon
Wife: Mary Catherine Shirts
Child: Harry William Coon
Child: Ruth Naiomi Coon
Child: Ruben Andrew Coon
Child: Wilbur Coon
Child: Helen Elizabeth Coon
Child: Jonas Gilbert Coons
Child: Marion Coon
Date: 22 NOV 1870
Place: Methodist Church, Elizaville, Dutchess County, NY
Note: both of Clermont. The source noted is an unpublished list of records from subject church, cited in a letter from Kinship (Arthur M. Kelly) to Doris Wheeler, 9 Aug 1997. This record further shows Jacob to be a farmer.
Source: #S303
Page: Elizaville Methodist Church, # 30

Husband: Henry H. Coon
Wife: Elizabeth (Betsy) Van Etten
Child: Helen Elizabeth Coon
Child: Theodore Henry Coon
Child: Robert Herman Coon
Child: Helen Jane Coon
Child: Mary Jane Coon
Child: Jacob William Coon
Child: Jonas G. Coon
Date: 27 DEC 1832
Place: Germantown Lutheran, Germantown, Columbia County, NY
Note: of Greenport
Source: #S298
Page: Vol. 2, p. 341
Source: #S304
Page: p. 27, Vol. II, Columbia County, 1887
Source: #S311
Page: Richard Coons, 35 Garden St., Red Hook, NY
Source: #S313
Page: Kinship, Rhinebeck, NY: Germantown Lutheran, entry 2089


<reference/> Title: Doris's Genealogy (Detail, photos, sources) [1]

Source S288
Title: Death record
Abbreviation: Death record
Source S298
Title: Koon and Coons Families of Eastern New York
Abbreviation: Koon/Coons Families of NY
Author: William Solyman Coons et al
Publication: The Tuttle Publishing Co., Inc., Rutland, VT, 1937
Source S303
Title: Kinship publications
Abbreviation: Kelly (Kinship)
Author: Kelly, Arthur M.
Publication: Kinship, Rhinebeck, NY
Source S304
Title: American Ancestry
Abbreviation: American Ancestry
Author: Thomas P. Hughes
Publication: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887
Source S310
Title: Newspaper clipping
Abbreviation: Newspaper clipping
Source S311
Title: Red Hook, NY historian
Abbreviation: Red Hook, NY historian
Author: Compiler: Richard Coons
Source S312
Title: Census
Abbreviation: Census
Source S313
Title: Church records
Abbreviation: Church records

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