Minnie P. Colson

1887–1961 (Age 74)
Winterport, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Minnie P.

When Minnie P. Colson was born in 1887, in Winterport, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Eli Colson, was 37 and her mother, Anna Edith Dorr, was 25. She lived in Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1850 and Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1877. She died in 1961, at the age of 74, and was buried in Searsport, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Eli Colson
Anna Edith Dorr
Martha E. Colson
Frank Edward Colson
Otis J. Colson
Minnie P. Colson
Hazel Corean Colson

Parents and Siblings

    Eli Colson





World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 11

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Cole 1 or 2.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Robert Colson in household of Abner Colson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Minnie P Colson, "Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999"

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