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Mary "May" Morrisey Coon
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1894
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar., 1987
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

Mary was the daughter of Lawrence Morrisey and Mary Foran Morrisey. Her mother died when she was young, and he remarried. Her step mother was Helene/Helena "Lena" Hiney.

May 13, 1919 issue of the Joliet Evening Herald-News (Joliet, IL), stated that in "spring of 1917, May joined Unit 12 and was the first Will County woman to respond to the call for foreign service."


Mary married Harold Coon sometime before 1927 as they are listed in US City directory for Stevens Point then.

In 1930, they were living, with Dr John William Coon, Harold's father. Also living with them were Harold's mother, Jennie Macomber Coon, sister in law Ella Heath, and Harold's single sister Dorothy Coon.
The 1930 census was enumerated at Rustic Pines Sanitorium, where John and Harold were physicians, (John also was manager) and Dorothy was the dietitian in Plover, Portage County, Wisconsin.

(some information courtesy of Caron) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Harold Macomber Coon (1895 - 1962)
 
Burial:
Saint Stephen Cemetery
Stevens Point
Portage County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Kari Olson
Originally Created by: Jonelle
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77322417
Mary May <i>Morrisey</i> Coon
Added by: Marianne
 
 
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