Samuel Coldsmith

26 March 1784–31 August 1846 (Age 62)
Hamilton Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Coldsmith was born on 26 March 1784, in Hamilton Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Coldsmith, was 33 and his mother, Anna Margaret, was 19. He married Elizabeth Croft about 1810, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Letterkenny Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1810. He died on 31 August 1846, in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Samuel Coldsmith
Elizabeth Croft
Marriage: about 1810
Katrina Coldsmith
Margarete Coldsmith
John David Coldsmith
Anna Maria Coldsmith
Susanna Coldsmith
Samuel Coldsmith
Sara Coldsmith
Nancy Coldsmith
Gustav Coldsmith

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  • Marriage
    about 1810Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution
    Age 3
    On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 19
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a worker in gold, from Middle English goldsmith, Old English goldsmith ‘goldsmith’, a compound of gold ‘gold’ + smith ‘smith’.Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German Goldschmidt , and also of its Dutch equivalent Goldsmit.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (4)

    • Saml Coldsmith, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Samuel Coldsmith, "United States Census, 1810"
    • Coldsmith, "Find A Grave Index"

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