Owen Coldiron

Male3 August 1853–24 March 1932

Brief Life History of Owen

When Owen Coldiron was born on 3 August 1853, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, George W Coldiron, was 25 and his mother, Priscilla Miller, was 22. He married Becca Candell about 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wolfe, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Jeffersonville, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 24 March 1932, in Mount Sterling, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Owen Coldiron
Louisa C Miller
Marriage: 1882
Frances Carrie Coldiron
William Z. Coldiron
Rosie Bell Coldiron
David Crockett Coldiron
Lewis Coldiron
Rosaline Coldiron
Mary E. Coldiron
Lizzie Sarah Elizabeth Coldiron
Jonathan Howard Coldiron

Sources (16)

  • Queen Coldiron, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Owen Caldiron, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"
  • Owen Coldiron, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1955"

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries 1860: Still Water, Wolfe, Kentucky, United States 1875: Stillwater, Wolfe, Kentucky, United States


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 22

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Kalteis(en), an occupational name for a blacksmith, from Middle High German kalt ‘cold’ + īsen ‘iron’.

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

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