Coleman J. Stokes

Brief Life History of Coleman J.

When Coleman J. Stokes was born about 1839, in South Carolina, United States, his father, John M "WG" Stokes, was 27 and his mother, Sarah or Sally Holcomb, was 22. He lived in Gilmer, Georgia, United States for about 10 years.

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John M "WG" Stokes
Sarah or Sally Holcomb
Coleman J. Stokes
Thomas G Stokes
Elizabeth Jane Stokes
Mary A. W. Stokes
Benjamin F. Stokes
John McCluny Stokes
William Gilmore Stokes
Winfrey Stokes
Lorenzo H Stokes
Singleton Holt Stokes
Alice Stokes

Sources (2)

  • Coleman J Stolks in household of John M Stolks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James C Stokes in household of John M Stokes, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)


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


In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): variant of Stoke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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