Ira P. Colburn

22 December 1845–3 November 1926 (Age 80)
Loami, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life 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 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 Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira P. Colburn
Martha McMurphy
Marriage: 16 March 1867
Elmer E. Colburn
Malinda R. Colburn
Frances A. Colburn
Frank Cyrus Colburn
Lulu V. Colburn

Spouse and Children

16 March 1867
Fillmore, Minnesota, United States


    Elmer E. Colburn


    Malinda R. Colburn


    Frances A. Colburn


    Frank Cyrus Colburn


    Lulu V. Colburn


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 3

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 22

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

English: habitational name from a place named with Old English cōl ‘cool’ + burna ‘stream’, as for example Colburn near Catterick in North Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ira Colburn, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Ira Colburn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ira Colburn, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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