Amelia Coulson

22 March 1788–17 February 1887 (Age 98)
West Nottingham, Cecil, Maryland, United States

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Coulson was born on 22 March 1788, in West Nottingham, Cecil, Maryland, United States, her father, John Coulson, was 51 and her mother, Rachel Brown, was 39. She married Levi Childs on 12 April 1810, in Cecil, Maryland, United States. She died on 17 February 1887, in East Nottingham Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Harrisville Friends Cemetery, Harrisville, Cecil, Maryland, United States.

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Levi Childs
Amelia Coulson
Marriage: 12 April 1810

Spouse and Children

12 April 1810
Cecil, Maryland, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 3

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 31

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. 

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Cole 1.2 Irish: from a reduced form of McCool , with the addition of the English patronymic suffix -son in place of the Gaelic prefix mac.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia Fulton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amelia Fulton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amelia Fulton in household of Thomas Fulton, "United States Census, 1850"

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