Biography of Almon L. Cone
Hancock County, OH Biographies

ALMON L. CONE, carpenter, P. 0. Vanlue. was born in Oneida County, N. Y., December 1, 1826, son of Joseph (a native of New York) and Phebe Cone (a native of Vermont), who lived on the Indian Reservation. Joseph Cone came to Ohio, bringing with him the six survivors of his eleven children, settling in Marion County, in 1840, and afterward came to this county. Only two of his family now survive: Almon L. and Mrs. M I. Crawford. Almon L Cone was married, in 1849, to Margaret, daughter of William and Rachael Long, pioneers of this county, and to them were born six children: Julia A., William J., Mary E. (deceased). Elizabeth, Jacob A. (deceased) and John G. Mr. Cone has assisted in erecting many of the buildings in Vanlue, Ohio, including its best church buildings. He was a member of Company H, Fifty seventh Regiment Ohio Yolunteer Infantry under Capt. Henderson. He participated in the battle of Arkansas Post and the siege of Vicksburg, and in other engagements of the war of the Rebellion. He is an intelligent man and a great reader. He has been engaged for some time in the sash and door factory of Messrs. Hatch & Askam, at Vanlue.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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