Are You Male With the Surname of COON, KOON, or Variation?
Are you a male with the surname of COON, KOON, or variation?
Would you like to help tie your family to the proper COON/KOON ancestors?
Are you interested in the ancient origins of your direct paternal lineage?
Do you live, or have history, in the Harrison/Marion County area of West Virginia, and would you like be a part of continuing Cline Morgan Koon’s goal of finding and piecing together the lost families of Philip Coon of Coon’s Fort?
Have you taken any genealogy DNA tests? If not, are you willing to do so?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, there is a COON Surname DNA Project on Family Tree DNA that is just right for you!
Please click on the link below and begin or continue the journey now!
Evidence – Will of John COON, Henry County, Indiana, 1838
The following are two thumbnails of the recorded will of John COON from Henry County, Indiana, filed 29 October 1838. Continue reading
The Massa Theory – Does Our Family Descend from Tecumseh, and If So, How?
Genealogy began as my serious hobby when I was 18 and it seemed to take over my life. You know, like when I was supposed to be doing homework… entire weekends at the library… sneaking in some genealogy at the office during lunch break… Genealogy became my passion. Continue reading
Minnie Magdalene (KUHN) VAN DUYN is my 2nd great grandmother. Continue reading
Transcript of the Obituary of George Kuhn
The Hancock Democrat, Greenfield, Indiana
21 November 1901, p. 4
George Kuhn died Nov. 17 at his home in Shirley Continue reading
Coonrod S. COON and Barbara RADABAUGH, Part I
The state of West Virginia seceded from Virginia during the Civil War and was admitted to the Union on 20 June 1863. Unless required by context, I will use West Virginia when that location is known even if the date of the event was before its statehood. If I have not found solid evidence of an event occurring in West Virginia, I will usually use Virginia. Any time Harrison and Marion Counties, Virginia, are referenced, I will replace them with West Virginia, as there were and are no other Virginia counties with those names. Continue reading