Jacob Smith Coons

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Jacob Smith Coons

  • Birth 5 Oct 1836 Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
  • Death 12 Mar 1923 Saint Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Saint Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 5580144

JACOB S. COONS was a prosperous farmer and stock-grower, residing in St. Joseph Township. He is the son of William and Christina (Smith)Coons and husband of Zetta Crowell Coons. Beloved father of John William, Edith Pearl, and Walter Smith Coons.
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1918 Article about Jacob Smith Coons.
For his 3rd wife Mr. Coons Married Emma Crowell, who was born in Indiana, a daughter of John and Diantha (Jennison) Crowell. She was only two years of age when the family came to Illinois, and as one of eight children she grew up and received her education in the public schools of Champaign County. Mr. and Mrs. Coons had two children, Edith and Walter. They were well educated in the local schools and went to St. Joseph High School. Edith attended Brown's Business College at Champaign.
The article said she had 2 children, but they had three, John William, Edith Pearl and Walter Smith.


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  • Created by: Lillian Stratton
  • Added: 29 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5580144
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Smith Coons (5 Oct 1836–12 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5580144, citing Bill Huss Chapel Cemetery, Saint Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lillian Stratton (contributor 18765652) .