Samuel Coldsmith

Male26 March 1784–31 August 1846

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Coldsmith was born on 26 March 1784, in Hamilton Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Coldsmith, was 11781 and his mother, Anna Margaret, was 20. He married Elizabeth Croft in 1805, 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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Samuel? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel Coldsmith
Elizabeth Croft
Marriage: 1805
Katrina Coldsmith
Margarete Coldsmith
John David Coldsmith
Anna Maria Coldsmith
Susanna Coldsmith Daugherty
Samuel Coldsmith
Sara Coldsmith
Nancy Coldsmith
Gustav Coldsmith

Sources (4)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1805Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.