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From: Richard Carlyle Stewart <>
Subject: [Melungeon] Pa Dutch?
Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2002 21:20:30 -0600

Hello - Since we were talking about the Pa. Dutch recently, I thought I'd send this info on my Coon line that ended up in Seth, Boone Co., WVa. Do any of the names ring a bell with anyone? Thanks. Rick
> Rick,
> Adam coon (m. 1.Hannah Meadows) was born near Coon's Fort, Marion Co. (W)Va.
> around 1800, son of Jacob Coon and Elizabetn Ash. She was the dtr. of Rev. Vet.
> Adam Ash and Catherine Yost. Jacob coon was son of Conrad Coon (Rev. vet) and
> Anne Barbara Stauffer, married in Lancaster co. PA. conrad was son of Joseph
> Coon and Catherine Cunread,
> g-grandtr of Thones Kunders, on of the first 12 German settlers brought to
> Philadelphia by Wm. Penn. Joseph Coon was son of Philip Coon, born in Germany
> and migrated to Philadelphia around 1720.
> Adam Coon came to Seth around 1820 and built a mill. The area was first called
> "Coon's Mill." He was a slaveholder and sheriff of Boone Co., 1870's.
> Hope thius helps.

> Richard Carlyle Stewart wrote:
> > Hello - Adam Coon is my gggg grandfather. His daughter Mary Jane Coon married
> 2. Jackson Jarrell. Their daughter Almira Jarrell married Andrew Jackson Mullins
> of Blair, my gg grandparents. I didn't realize that Adam Coon was the first
> settler of Seth. Do you have any more info about him? Was he part Indian?
> Thank you. Rick Stewart

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