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Coons - Kemper -Whitesides connections

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The Coons, Kemper and Whitesides families intermarried repeatedly in 18th-century Virginia. This page aims to sort out the interconnections.

William Whitesides was apparently born in Ireland around 1699. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Whitesides-92 See also https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/165028400/john-whitesides, which copies https://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/whiteside/814/

His son John married Catharine Coons, daughter of Joseph the 1737 immigrant. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/165028400/john-whitesides

Johannes Jost Cuntz (Joseph Coons) was born in 1712 and came to America in 1737. His daughter Catharine married John Whitesides. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Cuntze-8

Another Catharine Cuntze (b. c. 1724, daughter of Jost/Joseph the 1714 immigrant) married Harman Camper, son of Johannes the 1714 immigrant to Germanna. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Camper-138

Jacob Coons, eldest son of Joseph (the 1737 immigrant), married, for his second wife, Letitia Kemper. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Coons-333

Letitia (Kemper) Coons was a daughter of John Henry Kemper, son of Johannes the 1714 immigrant, by his wife Letitia Whitesides, presumably daughter of William the immigrant. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Kemper-844 - Phoebe Coons, daughter of Jacob Coons (above) by his first wife Elizabeth Hanback, married Reuben Kemper, younger brother of Phoebe's step-mother Letitia. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Kemper-505 - Ann Coons, daughter of Jacob by his first wife, married John Coons, son of Jacob's brother John (below).

John Coons, younger brother of Jacob (above) had a daughter who married Kemper and two sons and two daughters who married Whitesides: - John's daughter Ann married Joel Kemper, son of Peter by his first wife Mary Whitesides. (Peter was son of John Kemper, son of the immigrant, by wife Ann Weaver, daughter of Tillman by a daughter of Jost Cuntze the 1714 immigrant. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84782816/joel-kemper - John's son William married Catharine Whitesides, daughter of John and Catharine (Coons) Whitesides above. - John's son Benjamin married Sarah Whitesides, also a daughter of John and Catharine (Coons) Whitesides. - John's daughter Elizabeth married, in 1797 in Fayette Co., Kentucky, Martin Whitesides, also a son of John and Catharine (Coons) Whitesides; they ended up in Johnson Co., Indiana, where the children of John's elder brother Jacobs eldest son James had settled together with their mother's Atwood siblings. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45176967/martin-whitesides - John's daughter Phoebe married James Whitesides, presumably another son of John and Catharine (Coons) Whitesides. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45176967/martin-whitesides

Joseph Coons, another younger brother of Jacob, had a daughter Catharine, who married John Whitesides, son of John and Catharine (Coons) Whitesides above. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/73166680/william-coons

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