Franklin B Coleman

10 April 1869–3 May 1886 (Age 17)
Jones, Iowa, United States

The Life of Franklin B

When Franklin B Coleman was born on 10 April 1869, in Jones, Iowa, United States, his father, Adney H Coleman, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Anne Simmons, was 40. He lived in Hale, Jones, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 3 May 1886, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Olin, Jones, Iowa, United States.

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Adney H Coleman
Sarah Anne Simmons
Amanda S Coleman
Lewis K. Coleman
Mary Samantha Coleman
Ida Belle Coleman
George Washington Coleman
Nancy Elizabeth Coleman
Adney Allen Coleman
Edward Lee Coleman
William R Coleman
Franklin B Coleman
Minnie A Coleman

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 6

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

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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Obit-COLEMAN, Adney H (1827-1897)

Adney Coleman was born near Lexington, Richland county, Ohio, on the 2d day of June, 1827, and died at his home in Hale Township, Jones county, Iowa, on the morning of the 9th day of January, 1897, ag …

Sources (3)

  • Franklin Coleman in household of Anna Colman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Franklin Coleman in household of Adney Coleman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Franklin B. Coleman, "Find A Grave Index"

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