Koon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Koon family

The surname Koon was 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.

Important Dates for the Koon family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koon research. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1701, 1767, 1792, 1839 and 1894 are included under the topic Early Koon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Koon Spelling Variations

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.

Early Notables of the Koon family (pre 1700)

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Koon migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Koon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Abraham Koon, aged 50, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Anna Crete Koon, aged 11, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Cathrina Koon, aged 24, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Eve Koon, aged 59, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Frederick Koon, aged 22, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Koon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • F Koon, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Koon (post 1700)

  • Larry Koon, well known American published author,and antiques newspaper columnist
  • Robert Koon, American professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas
  • Darrell John Koon (b. 1924), American painter
  • David R. Koon (b. 1947), American Democratic politician
  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Koon (b. 1955), American artist
  • Thomas Walter Koon (b. 1870), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Cumberland, Maryland, 1914-32, 1936-39; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936 [2]
  • Thomas M. Koon, American Republican politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912 [2]
  • Mark L. Koon, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Auburn, New York, 1916 [2]
  • Ezra L. Koon, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884 [2]
  • David Koon, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly 135th District, 1996- [2]
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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