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 Michael Henry Coon

Michael Henry Coon

Ohio, USA
Death 30 May 1917 (aged 70)
Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois, USA
Burial Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois, USA
Plot SEC.: 15, Div.: G, Grv. Spc.: 30-gr.5
Memorial ID 70240749 · View Source
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May 26, 1917 Mattoon tornado. His wife, Nancy J. (Ransdell) Coon was also killed.

Fifty-fourth Victim Succumbs
Michael Coon Passes Away at Memorial Hospital From Injuries Received

Michael Coon of 908 North Nineteenth street passed away this morning shortly after nine o'clock at Memorial Hospital, increasing the mortality list of Saturday's storm to fifty-four.

The body of Mr. Coon was removed from the hospital to the Phillips morgue, where it has prepared for burial. No arrangements for the funeral service have been made.

Mr. Coon on the night of the storm, was one of the patients care for at the temporary hospital at the Methodist Episcopal Church. Owing to his serious condition,he was removed on Sunday morning to Memorial Hospital. His injuries were of the head, concussion of the brain being caused.

Mrs. Coon was a victim of the storm, also. Funeral services for her were conducted this morning at ten o'clock.

May 30, 1917, Mattoon Daily Journal Gazette

Father Name: John Coon
Father Birth Place: Germany
Mother Name: Sullie Grange
Mother Birth Place: Germany

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  • Added: 22 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70240749
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Henry Coon (1 Oct 1846–30 May 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70240749, citing Dodge Grove Cemetery, Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Tim Naab (contributor 47480386) .