Origin of coon
Examples from the Web for coon
"I think we will save Mr. 'Coon's story till another night," he said.The Hollow Tree Snowed-In|Albert Bigelow Paine
He deserts Mrs. 'Coon when his children are a day old and lets her provide for them as best she can.
The Hawk would surely know the flavor of his own chickens if he came down, and, anyhow, Mr. 'Coon would tell him.
I soon spied an eye up the tree and shot him out and down came Mr. 'Coon.
Now, the Crow and the 'Coon and the 'Possum were all very fond of good living and mostly of the same things.