Lyman B Coolidge

26 December 1819–7 February 1885 (Age 65)
Cayuga, Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Lyman B

When Lyman B Coolidge was born on 26 December 1819, in Cayuga, Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Jonah Brigham Coolidge, was 29 and his mother, Sally Graves, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Correll on 20 October 1842, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Honey Creek Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 February 1885, in Edgewood, Delaware, Iowa, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Edgewood Cemetery, Edgewood, Delaware, Iowa, United States.

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Lyman B Coolidge
Mary Elizabeth Correll
Marriage: 20 October 1842
Melville Coolidge
Emma Coolidge
Mary Coolidge
Sarah Francis Coolidge
Charles Daniel Coolidge
John E. Coolidge
Anna Etta Coolidge
Eva L Coolidge

Spouse and Children

20 October 1842
New York, United States


    Melville Coolidge



    Charles Daniel Coolidge


    Emma Coolidge


    Mary Coolidge


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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 8

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire):1. probably an occupational name for a college servant or someone with some other association with a university college, for example a tenant farmer who farmed one of the many farms in England known as College Farm, most of which are or were owned by university colleges. 2. See Colledge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lyman D Coolidge, "United States Census, 1860"
  • L B Coolidge, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lyman Coolidge in entry for Etta Livesley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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