Henry Coleman

18 May 1856–1931 (Age 74)
Friskney, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Coleman was born on 18 May 1856, in Friskney, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Phillip Brackenbury Coleman, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Walker, was 38. He married Betsy Ann Page on 31 August 1879, in Leverton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hough on the Hill, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1931, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Henry Coleman
1856–1931
Betsy Ann Page
1862–1927
Marriage: 31 August 1879
Mary Alice Brackenbury
1881–
Harry Goddard Brackenbury
1884–1930
Frederic George Brackenbury
1886–
Frank Brackenbury
1888–1975
Albert Earnest Brackenbey
1893–1915
Gertrude Brackenbey
1895–
Harold Brackenbury
1897–
Sidney Brackenbey
1898–
Florence Maud Brackenbury
1902–

Spouse and Children

    Male1856–1931Male

    Betsy Ann Page

    Female1862–1927Female

MARRIAGE
31 August 1879
Leverton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Mary Alice Brackenbury

    Female1881–Female

    Harry Goddard Brackenbury

    Male1884–1930Male

    Frederic George Brackenbury

    Male1886–Male

    Frank Brackenbury

    Male1888–1975Male

    Albert Earnest Brackenbey

    Male1893–1915Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Colmáin ‘descendant of Colmán’. This was the name of an Irish missionary to Europe, generally known as St. Columban ( c.540–615 ), who founded the monastery of Bobbio in northern Italy in 614 . With his companion St. Gall, he enjoyed a considerable cult throughout central Europe, so that forms of his name were adopted as personal names in Italian (Columbano), French (Colombain), Czech (Kollman), and Hungarian (Kálmán). From all of these surnames are derived. In Irish and English, the name of this saint is identical with diminutives of the name of the 6th-century missionary known in English as St. Columba ( 521–97 ), who converted the Picts to Christianity, and who was known in Scandinavian languages as Kalman.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Clumháin ‘descendant of Clumhán’, a personal name from the diminutive of clúmh ‘down’, ‘feathers’.3 English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer of coal, Middle English coleman, from Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hy Brackenbury, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henry Brackenbury, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Henry Coleman in household of Phillip Coleman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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