Ira P. Colburn

Brief Life History of Ira P.

When Ira P. Colburn was born on 22 December 1845, in Loami, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph R Colburn, was 33 and his mother, Ruth Fowler, was 28. He married Martha Elizabeth McMurphy on 16 March 1867, in Fillmore, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Carrolton Township, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Preston Township, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States in 1905. He died on 3 November 1926, in Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States.

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Ira P. Colburn
1845–1926
Martha Elizabeth McMurphy
1846–1938
Marriage: 16 March 1867
Elmer E. Colburn
1868–1939
Malinda R. Colburn
1869–1921
Frances A. Colburn
1877–
Frank Cyrus Colburn
1877–
Lulu V. Colburn
1883–

Sources (35)

  • Ira Colburn, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Ira P Colburn, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
  • Ira P. Colburn, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"

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World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1853

Historical Boundaries: 1853: Rice, Minnesota Territory, United States 1854: Fillmore, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Fillmore, Minnesota, United States

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

habitational name usually from Colburn in Catterick (North Yorkshire), named from Old English cōl ‘cool’ or col ‘coal’+ burna ‘stream’ (often confused with Old Norse brunnr ‘spring, stream’), but sometimes perhaps from a minor place so named, such as Coalburn in South Wingfield (Derbyshire) or Coldbourne in Bramley (Surrey).

from the Middle English personal name Colborn, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Kolbiǫrn, Kolbiorn, from kol ‘coal’ + biǫrn ‘bear’.

variant of Colbran, from the Middle English personal name Colbrand (Old Norse Kolbrandr, Kolbrand, from kol ‘coal’ + brandr ‘sword-blade, firebrand’).

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

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