Claire Marie Coleman

February 1886–about 1941 (Age 54)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Claire Marie

When Claire Marie Coleman was born in February 1886, in Nebraska, United States, her father, James Clay Coleman, was 39 and her mother, Leah Mary McKelvey, was 45. She lived in Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United States in 1885. She died about 1941, at the age of 55, and was buried in New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd George Howland
1879–1966
Claire Marie Coleman
1886–1941

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Clay Coleman

    Male1847–1915Male

    Female1840–1909Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 15

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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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Sources (2)

  • Camille Coleman in household of James Coleman, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Claire Copeland Howland, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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