Latalla Coman

about 1812–1856 (Age 44)
Eaton, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Latalla

When Latalla Coman was born about 1812, in Eaton, Madison, New York, United States, her father, Benjamin Coman, was 33 and her mother, Catharine Ellis, was 29. She married Abel Birdseye De Forest about 1838, in Eaton, Madison, New York, United States. She died in 1856, at the age of 44, and was buried in Morrisville, Eaton, Madison, New York, United States.

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Abel Birdseye De Forest
Latalla Coman
Marriage: about 1838

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    Abel Birdseye De Forest



about 1838
Eaton, Madison, New York, United States

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World Events (6)


Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 0

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 13

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English (Norfolk): unexplained.2 Romanian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • La Talla De Forest in household of Abel B De Forest, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Latalla Deforest in household of Abel B Deforest, "United States Census, 1850"
  • La Talla Coman DeForest, "Find A Grave Index"

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