Bio: Coon, N. D. (1881)


Surnames: Coon, Mason, Root, Burnett

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 319

N. D. COON, musical merchandise, Eau Claire, was born in Herrick, Pa., Nov. 19, 1839. In 1859, studied music in North Reading Mass., under Lowell Mason and George F. Root. In l86l, enlisted in the 141st Pa.; was taken prisoner at the second battle of Chancellorsville; was discharged at the end of the war. Came to Wisconsin in the Spring of 1866, taught music in the principal towns in Northwestern Wisconsin, located in Eau Claire in 1873, and commenced business musical merchandise in a small way; has by perseverance, integrity and attention to business, built up a large trade, and is now one of the leading responsible business men of West Eau Claire. Married at Black River Falls, Wis., Nov. 10, 1867, to Sarah E. Burnett, born at Cleveland. Have one child, Alice Blanche, born July 12, 1870.



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