Elenor McMullen

Femaleabout 1817–26 August 1896

Brief Life History of Elenor

Elenor McMullen was born about 1817, in Ohio, United States. She married Nelson Coltrin on 15 November 1838, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. She lived in Sugar Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 26 August 1896, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80.

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Nelson Coltrin
Elenor McMullen
about 1817–1896
Marriage: 15 November 1838

Sources (5)

  • Ellen Coltrin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mrs. Ellen Coltrin - birth:
  • Elenor Mcmullen, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1838Vigo, Indiana, United States
  • World Events (8)

    about 1817

    Age NaN

    Because of county boundary changes, Terra Haute was located in Sullivan County for one year: 15 Jan 1817 SULLIVAN created from KNOX. (Ind. Acts 1816, 1st sess., ch. 49, secs. 1-2, 5/pp. 205, 207) 15 Feb 1818 SULLIVAN lost to creation of VIGO. (Ind. Acts 1817, 2d sess., spec., ch. 14, secs. 1-2/p. 34)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 24

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maoláin ‘son of Maolán’, a personal name meaning ‘little bald (or tonsured) man’. As a surname it is the Irish equivalent of Scottish McMillan . Compare Mullen 1.

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

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