Person:Sylvia Coon (3)

m. 26 Nov 1846
  1. Elnora P. Coon1848 - 1883
  2. Viola S. CoonAbt 1850 - 1886
  3. Sylvia Coon1853 - 1947
m. 1 Jan 1873 or 1874
  1. Harry E. Thomas1875 - 1943
  2. Bessie Thomas1883 - 1961
  3. Florence Eleanor Thomas1890 - 1916
Facts and Events
Name Sylvia Coon
Gender Female
Birth[1] 9 Aug 1853 Albion, Dane, Wisconsin, United States
Marriage 1 Jan 1873 or 1874 to Randolph B. Thomas
Death[1] 29 Apr 1947 Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
Burial[1] Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The Sabbath Recorder . (New York City, New York; later Plainfield, N. J.)
    Jun 1947.

    Sylvia Coon, daughter of Lorenzo and Emeline (Saunders) Coon, was born August 9, 1853, in Albion, Wis., and died in Battle Creek, Mich., April 29, 1947, at the advanced age of ninety-three years.
    The daughter of parents who took up government land in Wisconsin as pioneer settlers in the 1840's, Sylvia Coon grew up in Albion, Wis., where she attended Albion Academy and was wedded to Randolph B. Thomas, also of Albion, on December 31, 1873. After making their first home in Albion, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas moved to Milton where they lived until the death of Mr. Thomas in July, 1919. In her later years Mrs. Thomas has lived in Battle Creek, Mich., with her only surviving daughter, Mrs. B. F. Johanson. Mrs. Thomas was a long-time member of the Milton Seventh Day Baptist Church where, during her years in Milton, she was respected and loved for her activity, faithfulness, and service in kingdom work and neighborliness. Two children, Florence and Harry, preceded her in death. In addition to her daughter, she is survived by three granddaughters, one grandson, and two great-granddaughters. A farewell service was conducted by Pastor Elmo Fitz Randolph. Burial was made in the Milton Cemetery.

  2.   The Milton and Milton Junction Courier
    p. 6, May 1, 1947.

    Mrs. Sylvia Coon Thomas, 94, formerly of Albion, and Milton passed away, Tuesday, April 29, in Battle Creek, Mich., where she lived with her daughter, Mrs. B. J. Johanson for several years. Her body will be brought here for funeral services and burial Friday.
    Mrs. Thomas was in her 94th year. She suffered a heart attack two weeks ago and another attack on Tuesday, which resulted in her death.
    She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. B. F. Johanson, Battle Creek, four grandchildren, Dr. Ellis Johanson, Mrs. Eunice Walsh, Miss Eloise Thomas, and Mrs. Ila Frank; and two great-grandchildren, Margaret Frank and Ruth Johanson.
    She was preceded in death by one son, Harry Thomas, Milton, and a daughter Florence Thomas.
    Sylvia Coon was married to Randolph Thomas on Dec. 31, 1873, in Albion, where she spent much of her early life.
    The funeral will be Friday afternoon, May 2, at 2 p.m. in the Phelps funeral home.
    Friends may call at the funeral home Friday morning between 10 a.m. until the time of the service.