This is a blog for the descendants of the Cones Family in America. We welcome all descendants of the Cones Family here. Please feel free to ask any questions or help update any information here. Please understand that while we are still in the process of verifying information, all dates, names and other information are subject to change given reasonable documentation. With every family, every generation, the legacies and stories will be different and will change. We believe the names of each descendant are properly placed, but keep in mind we are bound to have a mistake someplace. If you feel there is improper information here or you wish to further that information to help others, please respectfully submit your information in a comment to any post, so that we can have it verified and ensure that the correct information is placed properly. Please know that as we continue to current and verify descendants, those that are still living for their privacy and protection, we will only note their gender and their birth year - not the actual date. This is to protect the identity of those still living. This blog is © 2014-2017 Cones Family.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Other Cones Family Books

We are putting this out there as a request. 

We know that there are at least 4 other Cones Family in America Books. Off the top of my head I think one was wrote by an Emma Cones and an other by William W. Cones and possibly a Frank Cones. Again off top my head, I have a list and the actual names of their books filed. We are seriously in search of these books. We have a few leads and would like to verify these or rule them out. But we would like to try and compare details or events. 

We are still working to wrap up the Cones Family In America update from Chester W. Cones. However we have had a few family emergencies (on my side of the family) causing delays and also due to my FIL's age and health he really wants to wrap up as much as we can on the small list of mysteries before us. He is well right now  but in his 80s and any thing can happen. So please again be patient with us. Time is of the essence to get as much as we can on some of these mysteries. 

In the last year we have had a few leads, hits and solved a couple of mysteries (finally).  We had a guy leave a message for us on our find a grave page that he had an album of pictures to some of Samuel Josephs brothers. On our page his name was a B. Oakley, he also is a descendant of Samuels as are we. (Do you know how we can reach him?)  We would like to speak with him on his reply, but he never replied back to our numerous replies.

If you know anyone who may have a copy of one of these other Cones Family books and can put us in contact with them we would like to speak to them. If they would be willing to allow us to view their book or get a scanned copy (we will pay) please let us know. 

Our projected goal to finalize this updated version is still the end of this year. We can always add more to the updated version at a later time or release our latest finds in phase 2 of this project. The goal is to get Chesters book in digital format. The updated information may have to be phase 2. Mostly because of the unforseen family emergencies that we have had over the last two years. This is our latest update and we will continue to keep you posted. Thank you for your patience.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Charles Grant Cones

Charles Grant Cones

Birth: 1868 Indiana, USA 

Death: 1949 Indiana, USA

Charles G. Cones was the son of William Washington and Margaret Henrietta (Bayes) (Williamm) Cones. Born in 1868; died in 1949, in Crown Hill, Cemetery - Indianapolis, Indiana. 
He was the brother to the following siblings: Sarah Alice; Anna Laurie; William Frank; Nora Mae; Bertha Jane and Tressie Onie Cones. 

On April 4, 1897, Charles married Mary L. Cox in Marion Co., Indiana. To this union are known children; Mabel A., Chester Wallace (Sr), Gracie May and Clarence Joseph (Sr.).  

William Washington Cones (1840 - 1922) 
Margaret Henrietta Bayes Cones (1847 - 1929) 

Mary Lou Cox Cones (1881 - 1962)* 

Mabel A. Cones (1898 - 1916)* 
Chester Wallace Cones (1900 - 1983)*
Grace (Gracie) May (Cones) Marsh (1902 - 1969)*
Clarence Joseph Cones (1907 - 1946)* 

Cora Francis Cones* 
Anna Laurie Cones Arbuckle (1865 - 1950)* 
Charles Grant Cones (1868 - 1949) 
Nora Mae Cones Appleget (1875 - 1900)*
Tressie Onie Cones Kirk (1879 - 1974)* 

Note: burial: NOV 21,1949 
Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery 
Indianapolis, Marion County, 
Indiana, USA 

Plot: Sec: 51, Lot: 385

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Charles Grant II

Charles Grant II  

Nickname :    "Little Charles Grant"

Birth   1936
Indiana, USA

Death  1946
Marion County,
Indiana, USA

Little Charles Grant II, son to Clarence Joseph Sr.  and Gertrude (Koster) Cones. He was  born in 1936 and died in 1946, being buried in Crown Hill Cemetery - Indianapolis, Indiana.  


Parents: Clarence Joseph Cones (1907 - 1946) 


Mary Lou Cones (1929 - 1946)* 
Charles Grant Cones (1936 - 1946) 
Clarence Joseph Cones (1939 - 2010)* 

Inscription: SON 

Note: burial: NOV 22,1946 

Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery 
Indianapolis, Marion County, 
Indiana, USA 

Plot: Sec: 51, Lot: 256

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Charles B. Cones

Charles B. Cones

Birth    April 15, 1863
Death   May 4, 1890 

Charles B. Cones was born in Indiana on April 15, 1863; to Constantine B. and Mary L. (Aveline) Cones. He died on May 4, 1890 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois and was returned to Indiana, his final resting place of Crown Hill Cemetary near his family. Charles married Nettie Mae Frailey on Dec. 31, 1884 in Marion Co., Indiana. 

Family links: 
Constantine Byron Cones (1837 - 1907) 
Mary Louise Aveline Cones (1841 - 1905) 

Charles B. Cones (1863 - 1890) 
Kathryn Cones Patrick (1867 - 1937)* 

Note: burial: MAY 16,1890 

Crown Hill Cemetery 
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA  
Plot: Sec: 3, Lot: 64

Resource attached here

Anna Elizabeth (Kettmann) Cones

Please note the maiden name will be in (Blue).

Anna Elizabeth (KETTMANN) Cones

Birth   November 9, 1895

          Missouri, USA

Death  Feb., 1982

           Marion County,

Original Bio was submitted to FAG Memorial by David E. Brown   (( Thank You! ))

Anna Elizabeth (Kettmann) Cones was born Nov. 9, 1895 in St. Louis, Missouri and died in February of 1982, Marion Co., Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 
She is the daughter of Heinrich (Henry) Kettmann and Anna Marie Koerner. Her mother Anna Koerner is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Mausoleum #B-39, Section AA. Her father's (Heinrich Kettman) ashes are in the mausoleum with Anna Koerner.   

Her first husband was Ralph George Higgs. From that marriage she had one child, Ralph Kettmann Higgs. She was the second wife to Chester A. Cones, no children to this marriage. 

Henry S. Kettmann (1868 - 1919) 
Anna Marie Koerner Kettmann (1876 - 1956) 

Ralph Higgs (1897 - 1970) 
Chester A. Cones (1894 - 1955)* 

Ralph Kettmann Higgs (1920 - 1998)*  

Burial on: March 2, 1982 

Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery 
Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA 
Plot: Sec: 212, Lot: 336

Resource page attached here

Ann Cones Memorial

Ann Cones 

Death 1870

Burial :
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati Hamilton County Ohio, USA

Plot: :
Garden LN, Section 57, Lot 26, Space 6

Resource page is connected here.

(Due to our device not wanting to upload pictures, we will upload them shortly on the other device. Thanks for your patience.)

Find A Grave Memorials

Due to FAG merging duplicated memorials - we are merging our memorials here to keep track of the updates. We understand their concern for duplicated memorials, however, when it is family requesting the rights to update the information with the accurate information on the memorials as well as requesting the rights to maintain their loved ones memorials and the person holding possession of the memorial is more concerned about his stats then the family of the deceased, so he denies the updates or transfers, well it is no wonder their are so many duplicated memorials.

So with all of the issues and fuss we are going to begin merging our memorials we hold possession of to this blog and our ancestrial blog. We are family to all of the memorials we hold and we will continue to update these memorials with the most accurate to our knowledge information that has been verified before updating. We do not care about stats to how many deceased memorials we hold. We care about our deceased loved ones no matter where they are related to us and we give them the respect they deserve as well as their families. 

So please be advised we are beginning the merging process over the next few weeks.

** Please note, we will always credit the original source on our blog. If there was an original bio in one of our memorials we will credit that bio author. If there is no bio author credited then the original bio was created by me. Thanks for your understanding. **

Thanks in advance for your understanding.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Update on our book and Hey FREE Genealogy Resources

If you are looking for a HUGE list of FREE resources for your genealogy hunt, you might want to check out the post I just made over at my new ancestry blog. 

Also please note that the same resources noted in that post are linked in my Drop Box at the top of both blogs.

View the free sites linked by clicking the attached linked post.

Now for the update on our ebook. Yipes! First off I want to apologize on the delays. We have had a couple of family members in serious health and a few situations arose. One of loved ones is finally at peace and has now gone to her eternal rest. She is deeply missed but knowing she is at peace puts us at peace. 
Currently I am nearing the final touches (FINALLY) of the revision for the book. Thank you for being so patient. It has been a trying year due to these family members health and struggle and unfortunately no one in the family is really stepping up to help us out. Sigh.. In the mean time I did a DNA send off and currently await the results and am hoping to get the hubby to do a DNA test pending the results of my test. This will be interesting. Also I have had seveal new hits pop in my lap prompting me to follow these leads on our Cones History. Providing the out come of each lead may delay the ebook a slight spell if it deems necessary to add the info.    

I promise you this is the year and we will have this book ready for download. If you have notifed us on this blog or with in email I will keep you updated here and post updates. Please be patient again I do apologize it has taken a little longer then expected. Thank you again for you patience.

As of now, We are back up and rolling and man they hunts we have been on in regards to updating and working on this book. My goodness the mysteries that have left us still scratching at the noggin. Oy! Hang in there folks we are about to embark on a HUGE mission in this Cones Mystery... Pray for some answer to come through on a few of the tips we are following right now... 



We are currently looking for any pictures of Samuel Joseph Cones SIBLINGS! We had a gentleman comment on our find a grave page and he never returned our messages. He noted he had an album of the siblings but not of Samuel. Since we have lost connection with him, we are looking for more sibling pictures. Our picture of Samuel Joseph Cones noted here within this post, IS in fact the one and only Samuel Joseph Cones who was born on March 11, 1797. This is a copy of the ORIGINAL picture given to us by a descendant who had a copy and unfortunately passed away last Christmas. So if ya have pictures, we are interested in talking.  Thanks in advance! 

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Draft Record for Wm. W. Cones

William W Cones Draft Records  He is #29 at bottom
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source is Ancestry.com

U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865

Birth Year
Place of Birth
Age on 1 July 1863
Marital Status
Congressional District6th