Person:Elam Coon (1)

m. 26 Dec 1876
  1. Elam P. Coon1881 - 1964
  2. Rachel Ann Coon1893 - 1956
Facts and Events
Name Elam P. Coon
Gender Male
Birth[1] 11 Mar 1881 Utica, Dane, Wisconsin, United States
Death[1] 10 Aug 1964 Bradenton, Manatee, Florida, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Milton and Milton Junction Courier
    August 13, 1964.

    Elam P. Coon, 83, former Milton resident, died Monday, Aug. 10, in a hospital in Bradenton, Fla. after a long illness. He had been in failing health for several years and had made his home in Florida the past three years.
    Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 14, in the Milton Seventh Day Baptist Church with Rev. Elmo Randolph officiating.
    Burial will be in the Milton Cemetery. Friends may call tonight, Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Albrecht Funeral Home, Milton Junction, from 7 to 9 p.m. Masonic services will be held at 8 p.m.
    The son of Dayton B. and Mary Potter Coon, he was born March 11, 1881, in Utica. He farmed in Dane County before coming to Rock County in 1907. He attended Milton College and the short course at the UW School of Agriculture. A charter member of the Pure Milk Association and the Rock County Farm Bureau, he also was a member of the Milton Grange more than 25 years. In 1934 he was named a Master Farmer of Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Agriculturist and Farmer at the U. W. The Master Farmers of Wisconsin is one of the few active groups of the national organization.
    A 32nd degree Mason, and member of Zor Shrine, Madison, he was a member of Friendship Chapter No. 46, O.E.S., and served as patron for two years.
    Survivors include his wife; two stepsons, Jack Garnett of Milton and Neil Aiken of Ripon; a brother, Philip L. Coon, Beaver Falls, Pa.; two nephews and a niece; two step-grandchildren, Greg Garnett and Sharon Aiken.
    He was predeceased by three wives, two children, and a sister, Rachel.