Isabella Dorinda Coulter

Female15 May 1875–28 May 1958

Brief Life History of Isabella Dorinda

When Isabella Dorinda Coulter was born on 15 May 1875, in Gore, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada, her father, Henry Sproule Coulter, was 27 and her mother, Rachel Moore, was 21. She married Oscar Lewis McCullough on 20 July 1897, in Morden, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada in 1891. She died on 28 May 1958, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John McKay Jr.
Isabella Dorinda Coulter
Marriage: 10 May 1905
Wilbert John Mc Kay
Mary Vernita McKay

Sources (14)

  • Isabella D Mc Kay in household of John Mckay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Isabella Dorinda McKay, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Isabella Dorinda Mckay, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1905Morden, Manitoba, Canada
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 16

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 23

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire and Ayr): habitational name from Coulter in Lanarkshire or Culter, Aberdeenshire.

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

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