Samuel Coldsmith

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Samuel Coldsmith
1784–1846
Elizabeth Croft
1786–1834
Marriage: about 1810
Katrina Coldsmith
1806–
Margarete Coldsmith
1809–
John David Coldsmith
1812–1871
Anna Maria Coldsmith
1814–
Susanna Coldsmith
1816–1887
Samuel Coldsmith
1818–1902
Sara Coldsmith
1820–
Nancy Coldsmith
1822–1911
Gustav Coldsmith
1827–

Spouse and Children

    Male1784–1846Male

    Elizabeth Croft

    Female1786–1834Female

MARRIAGE
about 1810
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Katrina Coldsmith

    Female1806–Female

    Margarete Coldsmith

    Female1809–Female

    John David Coldsmith

    Male1812–1871Male

    Anna Maria Coldsmith

    Female1814–Female

    Susanna Coldsmith

    Female1816–1887Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Coldsmith

    Male1750–1818Male

    Anna Margaret

    Female1765–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1782–1847Male

    Male1784–1846Male

    David Coldsmith

    Male1785–1843Male

    William Coldsmith

    Male–1819Male

    John Coldsmith

    MaleMale

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.
1803

Age 19

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in gold, a compound of Old English gold ‘gold’ + smið ‘smith’. In North America it is very often an English translation of German or Jewish Goldschmidt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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