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Where did the German Coons family come from? What is the German Coons family crest and coat of arms? When did the Coons family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Coons family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kunze, Kunz, Kunzel, Kuenz, Kuenze, Kuenzel, Cuntz, Kuntz, Kuntze, Kuntzel, Kuentz, Kunts, Kundt, Kuent, Kunth, Kunt, Kuhnt, Kuehnt, Kuntse, Kuntsel, Kunstler, Kuents, Kuentse, Cuncze and many more.
First found in Bohemia and Silesia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Cuntz der Kuentzel of Kempten (West of Frankfurt) who lived around 1382, and Cuncze von Cracow who lived in Liegnitz, Silesia in 1388.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coons research. Another 271 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1701, 1767, 1792, 1839 and 1894 are included under the topic Early Coons History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Coons Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Coons Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Nicolaes Coons, who arrived in New York, NY in 1644
- Robert Coons, who landed in Maryland in 1667
Coons Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Hans Jerick Coons, aged 6, arrived in New York in 1710
- Joania Coons, aged 45, landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
- Nicholas Coons, who arrived in North Carolina in 1763
Coons Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Mathias Coons, who landed in New York, NY in 1852
- John Coons, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1860
Coons Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Caspar Coons, "Gaspar" Sr., U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783
- Mr. Conrad Coons U.E who settled in Canada c. 1783
- Mr. Gasper Coons U.E who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1783
- Mr. Jacob Coons U.E who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1783
- Mr. John Coons U.E who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1783
Coons Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Henry Coons, who arrived in Canada in 1831
- Albert Coons (1912-1978), American physician, pathologist, and immunologist
- David Coons (b. 1960), American Academy Award-winning computer graphics professional
- Dana Coons (b. 1978), American long distance runner
- Carleton S. Coons (1904-1981), American physical anthropologist
- Gary Earl Coons (b. 1951), Canadian politician
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- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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- Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
- Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
The Coons Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coons Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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