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Albert William Coon
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1858
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1941
Dayton
Butte County
California, USA

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Chico Enterprise, Thursday, January 21, 1941: "Widely Known Dayton Pioneer Taken by Death. Funeral services for Albert Willam Coon, 82, pioneer Dayton district rancher who died in a local hospital late yesterday, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Nugent funeral home. The Rev. Errol B. Sloan of the Christian church will officiate, and members of the Durham I.O.O.F. lodge, of which the deceased was a member, will conduct graveside rites in the Dayton cemetery. Coon, a native of Coles county, Ill., came to the Dayton district with his parents in a wagon train. His mother died en route, and is buried on the Emigrant trail in central Nevada. His father arrived in Dayton December 15, 1860, and acquired rights to the property which later became the Coon ranch, which has been operated since then by the deceased and his brother, Robert Coon. They were successful ranchers and did much to build up this territory. Coon became a member of the Dayton I.O.O.F. lodge 60 years ago and later transferred to Durham when that community took over the Dayton organization. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Martha E. Lewis, and a brther [sic], Robert M. Coon, both of Dayton, and several nieces and nephews."

Chico Enterprise, Friday, January 22, 1941: "Rites Held for Albert W. Coon. With a host of friends in attendance and with profuse floral offerings banked around the casket, funeral services were conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon in the Nugent funeral service for Albert William Coon, pioneer resident of Dayton, who died late Wednesday in a local hospital. The Rev. Errol Sloan, pastor of the Christian church officiated and Mrs. Sloan sang `Rock of Ages.' Following the services in the chapel graveside rites were conducted by the Durham Odd Fellow Lodge. Pallbearers were J.R. Henderson, H.L. Sohnery, James Weldin, D.E. Baker, David Frick and C.A. Schab."

Coon Descendants, by Frances Davis McTeer, 1979, (pg. 172-173): "The 1870 census of Chico Twp., Butte Co., lists Isaac's widow Sarah Coon aged 40, born in Indiana; her household included ... Albert Coon aged 12, born in Illinois." 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Coon (1823 - 1865)
  Susan McCord Coon (1819 - 1860)
 
 Siblings:
  America E. Coon (1846 - 1863)*
  Mary Marilda Coon Fritter (1848 - 1886)*
  Caroline Panama Coon (1849 - 1863)*
  Perry Matson Coon (1852 - 1882)*
  Martha Ellen Coon Lewis (1853 - 1949)*
  Albert William Coon (1858 - 1941)
  Robert Michael Coon (1860 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Albert W. Coon, Dec 14, 1858 - Jan 20, 1941". Coon plot; 4" cement border around large rectangular plot. Name "Pyle" in s.e. corner; entire space is covered with white pea gravel. Shares plot w/Sarah, Caroline P., America, Isaac, Robert M., P.E. Coon; John Gotschall.
 
Note: SOURCE: Dayton Cemetery (c) 1994 By Adriana Farley and Marilyn Corley
 
Burial:
Dayton Cemetery
Dayton
Butte County
California, USA
Plot: Sec 4 Row 3 #101
 
Maintained by: Adriana
Originally Created by: Sandra Bessent
Record added: Nov 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31364877
Albert William Coon
Added by: Adriana
 
Albert William Coon
Added by: Sandra Bessent
 
Albert William Coon
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Added by: A Canon
 
 
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Rest In Peace in God's most glorious Paradise. Your brother, Robert, missed you so very much that he came to join you soon after you passed away. Now you can both be in Heaven together. God's Blessings be upon you both. With deepest Sympathy,
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: Mar. 4, 2013
 
 
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