Chester Delmont Coram

14 December 1880–
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Chester Delmont

When Chester Delmont Coram was born on 14 December 1880, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Arthur Coram, was 28 and his mother, Cora Evelyn Work, was 24. He married Stella I Ireson on 12 April 1900, in Lowell, Lowell, Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1920 and Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1940.

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Chester Delmont Coram
Stella I Ireson
Marriage: 12 April 1900

Spouse and Children

12 April 1900
Lowell, Lowell, Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Arthur Coram


    Cora Evelyn Work




    Alice G. Coram



    Ross Alden Coram


    Cedric Edwin Coram


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 18

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): variant of Corum .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Chester D Coran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chester G Coram, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles D Coram, "United States Census, 1900"

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