Barnabas Coulston

Brief Life History of Barnabas

When Barnabas Coulston was born on 27 April 1708, in Gwynedd Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Coulston, was 41 and his mother, Anne Foulke, was 31. He married Elizabeth Rees about 1732, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 3 January 1790, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Barnabas Coulston
Elizabeth Rees
Marriage: about 1732
Eleanor Coulston
Edward Coulston
Ann Coulston
John Coulston
Hannah Coulston
Elizabeth Coulston

Sources (3)

  • Barnabas Coulstone, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Life of Barnabas Coulston
  • Montgomery County Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records

World Events (2)


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Historical Boundaries: 1784: Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

Name Meaning

English (northern): variant of Colston .

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

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Barnabas Coulston - Gwynned Monthly Meeting Minutes

Source: Gwynned Monthly Meeting Minutes 1767 to 1779 ancestry image 17 of 163 Barnabas Coulston and his wife gave in a paper wherein they acknowledge their sorry for countenancing their children keep …

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