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Mary Jane Hacker Coon
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1814
Cornwall, England
Death: Jul. 4, 1896
Carroll County
Illinois, USA

Mary Jane Hacker was born August 12,1814,in Heelscott in the county of Cornwall,England to William and Betty Jenn Hacker. She was the first of three children born to the couple. She was christened on September 11, 1814, in Poundstock. After her mother's death in 1819, Mary Jane's father remarried. With her family, Mary Jane immigrated to North America in about 1830. They landed at Prince Edward Island in Nova Scotia, Canada and lived there for about four years. Mary Jane and her family then moved on to Wayne County, Pennsylvania for a short period of time before spending several years in Ulster County, New York located in the Catskill Mountains. Then in 1844,the Hackers journeyed to Illinois to Whiteside County, where her father took up farming on the Whiteside/Carroll County lines.
At the age of 33, on January 29, 1848, Mary Jane Hacker married Sheldon Coon whom a local historian called "Fisher Coon," in Carroll County. Mary Jane and Sheldon had five children: George was born in 1848, Ralph was born in 1850. Mary was born in 1852. Amelia was born in 1854. Robert was born in 1856. Mary Jane Coon died July 4, 1896, at the age of eighty-one in Carroll County. She was buried in the Brethren Dunkard Cemetery in Shannon. 
Family links: 
  Sheldon Coon (1810 - 1884)
  Ralph Coon (1850 - 1931)*
  Mary J. Coon Moll (1852 - 1890)*
  Amelia Coon Rodgers (1854 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Wife of Sheldon Coon
Shannon Brethren Cemetery
Carroll County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Mar 19, 2012
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Mary Jane <i>Hacker</i> Coon
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Mary Jane <i>Hacker</i> Coon
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Mary Jane <i>Hacker</i> Coon
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