When Edna Elizabeth Coulson was born on 16 December 1902, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Philip Gibbons Coulson, was 32 and her mother, Ann Jean Smith, was 31. She married Graham Hunter Kearns on 16 November 1927, in Canada. She lived in Dufferin, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 28 January 1993, in Orangeville, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 90, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Orangeville, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada.
English (North Midlands and northern England): variant of Colson .
Irish (Fermanagh): from a shortened form of McCool , with the addition of the English patronymic suffix -son in place of the Gaelic prefix mac.