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Grave Site of Susan Coon Pioneer / Emigrant 2012 and James Bailey Who Was Murdered

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According to the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index Isaac Coon married Susannah McCord on Oct 23rd, 1845 at Coles County, Illinois.


As stated above, husband Isaac remarried in 1862. However, he didn't live long enough to enjoy this marriage. Isaac died Sept. 15th, 1865, at Dayton, Butte County, CA, as reported in the Sacramento Daily Union news.


Son Robert is enumerated in the 1880 census for Dayton, Butte County, California in the household of elder brother Albert W. Coon. Also listed is another older brother, Perry M. 

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    • By Bob
      Today we headed over to the Susan Coon and James Bailey graves. At first we drove right past the graves and headed up to the top of the mountain where we found the following structure:

      We were way up there at the very top of one of the highest mountain peaks in the area (photos to be uploaded soon).

      When we realized we went to far, we doubled back and drove past the graves again when we finally stopped by a single tree and started wandering around the trees in the area when we finally stumbled upon the sites:

      CHAPTEE VIII. 1862 257

      Settlement, Nevada Politics, Honey Lake Politics, Indian Troubles,
      The Pursuit of the Indians Who Stole the Cattle of William B.
      Long and Others, Two Indians Killed at the Lathrop and Brad-
      ley Eanch, Fight with the Indians at the Lathrop Eanch, Hall's
      Trip to the Humboldt, The Burning of the Mud Flat Station,
      Horses and Cattle Stolen by the Indians from Susanville, The
      Murder of James Bailey and William Cook, Two Indians Shot
      Near Bankhead's, Four Men Attacked by the Indians Near the
      Shaffer Eanch, An Attack by the Indians on Mud Flat, The Pur-
      suit of the Indians, A Complaint from Susanville about the
      Indians, Soldiers Promised to Honey Lake, Fredonyer's Talk
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      in the County, Eough Elliott's Fight with Douglas, Cornelison
      and Eafael Shot, William Fox Shot by Dr. E. F. Moody, Seaman
      Killed by Hyde, Conditions in 1862.

      I want to thank Dave for helping me find this interesting site.
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