Posted by SFgenealogy on Saturday, May 08, 2010 at 15:41:59 :
DEATH -- COON -- In Hanford, July 7, 1895, David COON, aged 64 years.
[Deceased had resided in Hanford but a few weeks, and came here from San Francisco for the benefit of his health, being afflicted with dropsy. He was known as Major COON to all his friends, and he was a veteran of the civil war. The funeral took place yesterday forenoon, under the auspices of McPherson Post, G.A.R. Major COON leaves a wife and 2 children, besides other relatives and friends here to mourn his loss. He was an uncle of R.E. and Grant STARKWEATHER of this city.]
Source: Hanford Journal *Hanford, Kings Co, CA), 9 July 1895. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
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