Thomas Coleman Hoskins

Brief Life History of Thomas Coleman

When Thomas Coleman Hoskins was born about 1761, in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, William Hoskins, was 33 and his mother, Dolly Coleman, was 30. He married Betsey Ellington Marshall on 19 July 1790, in Campbell, Albemarle, Virginia, United States. He died in 1839, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States.

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Thomas Coleman Hoskins
William Marshall Hoskins
Eliza Hoskins
Thomas C Hoskins
Michal Hoskins
Spiller Coleman Hoskins
Daniel Haskins
Nancy Elizabeth Hoskins
John Ellington Hoskins
Martha Marshall Hoskins
Samuel Hoskins
Dorothy Polly or Dolly Hoskins

Sources (6)

  • Thomas C Hoshour, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Thomas Hoskins, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Thomas Coleman Hoskins, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning


variant of Hoskin with Middle English genitival -s (Western England) or post-medieval excrescent -s.

variant of Askin .

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

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Thomas Coleman Hoskins

The following is provided by FAG Contributor: George Hathaway (48232633) Suggested edit: The following two men named Thomas Hoskins lived near each other in Virginia at the same time. A. Thomas Hosk …

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