Name: Noah Cornelius 'Neal' Cohoon
Birth: 16 JAN 1878 in > Casey Twp.,Clark Co. IL
Death: 20 JUL 1965 in *Vandalia, Fayette Co.,IL
Burial: 22 JUL 1965 FairLawn Cem., Vandalia, IL .. www.findagrave.com
Census: 12 JUN 1880 Grandville Twp.,Jasper Co.,IL...age 18 mos
Census: 1900 ...???..........where? ......... - Rachel born in HERRICK
Census: 9 MAY 1910 #318 Otego Twp., Fayette,IL age 32 - general farming
Census: 24 JAN 1920 #137 - Vandalia Twp., Fayette Co.,IL age 39 ..farm
Census: 9 APR 1930 #90- Kaskaskia Twp.,Fayette,IL..age 52..farmer
Residence: Herrick-Vandalia -- Fayette Co, IL
Social Security Number: 337-30-2168 ..IL 1953-1954 .. 87y-6m-4da
Occupation: farmer - carpenter - hunter & trapper
Religion: Church of Christ
Military Service: 12 SEP 1918 draft card WW I - RR#3 Shobonier..farm -
Obituary 23 JUL 1965 Vandalia News paper file at Evans Library - Vandalia, IL
Picture File YES - I am his late life son
"BIO"..Neal was the son of George Washington Cohoon & Sarah (Metheny) Cohoon. On Aug. 22, 1898 he married Mary Elizabeth Miller and on Oct. 28, 1940 his second marriage was to Rosa Ellen Willis. His children were: Rachel Ellen, Alec Edward, Richard, Johnny, Elmer Evert, Ethel Mae, and Fred Cornelius Cohoon. He engaged in farming thought out his life and within the last years was noted for his fine strawberries. ~~~~~~
**The Vandalia Leader-Union newspaper is on micro film at the Evans Library in Vandalia, IL**
Noah (Neal) Cornelius Cohoon, 87, resident of 629 South Locust St., Vandalia, died at 5:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 20, at Fayette County Hospital where he had been a patient one day.
Son of the late George Cohoon and Sarah Matheny Cohoon. Neal, as he was affectionately known to many, was born Jan 16, 1878 at Casey.
First marriage was with Mary Miller, now deceased. Second marriage was on Oct. 28, 1940 at St. Charles, MO., when his choice for a wife was Rosa Willis, who survives. Mr. Cohoon had been a lifelong resident of Fayette County and had retired as a farmer only a few years.
His religious affiliation had been for some time with the Church of Christ whose house of worship is on North Fourth St., Vandalia.
In addition to his wife, other surviving close relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Elder of Vandalia; son, Fred of Sullivan, IL; 11 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren, and a half-brother, Harry Cohoon of Vandalia.
Funeral services will held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 22, in Beery and Hohlt Funeral Home, with Rev. James Kehrster of Greenville, officiating. Burial in Fairlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Wednesday.~~
Father: George Washington Cohoon b: APR 1837 in > Delaware Co.,OH
Mother: Sarah Metheny b: ABT 1837 in >> OH
Mary Elizabeth Miller b: 9 DEC 1878 in Fayette Co., IL
27 AUG 1898
in Fayette Co., IL ( Mary 21 & Neal 20 ??)
in Fayette Co.,IL
- Rachel Ellen Cohoon b: 4 NOV 1900 in Herrick, IL
- Alec Edward Cohoon b: 14 APR 1904 in Herrick,IL
- Johnny Cohoon b: 1908 in Fayette Co.,IL
- Elmer Evert Cohoon b: OCT 1910 in Fayette Co.,IL
- Ethel Mae Cohoon b: 1 MAY 1911 in Brownstown, Fayette Co., IL
Alice J. Miller b: 14 JAN 1892 in Fayette Co.,IL
- Richard R. Cohoon Miller b: 10 MAR 1905 in IL
Rosa Ellen Willis b: 12 MAR 1920 in > Iola, Larkinsburg, Clay, IL
28 OCT 1940
in St Charles, St Charles Co.,MO
- Fred Cornelius Cohoon b: 10 AUG 1941 in Vandalia twp., Fayette Co., IL