Amanda Colby Williams

29 March 1845–31 August 1934 (Age 89)
Osceola, Mississippi, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Amanda Colby

When Amanda Colby Williams was born on 29 March 1845, in Osceola, Mississippi, Arkansas, United States, her father, Joseph Phillips Williams, was 27 and her mother, Sara Ann Magdaline Pennington, was 24. She married William Fleming Coulter on 4 February 1868. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 31 August 1934, in Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Fleming Coulter
Amanda Colby Williams
Marriage: 4 February 1868

Spouse and Children

4 February 1868


    Alva COULTER


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Phillips Williams


    Sara Ann Magdaline Pennington




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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 1

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Coulter in household of W F Coulter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amanda Williams in household of Jos P Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amanda Williams in household of J P Williams, "United States Census, 1860"

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