John Christopher Coulton

about March 1885–
Shipley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Christopher

When John Christopher Coulton was born about March 1885, in Shipley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Thomas Coulton, was 34 and his mother, Esther Thornton, was 32.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Coulton
1851–
Esther Thornton
1852–
Thomas or Tom Coulton
1873–
John Coulton
1874–
Amelia Coulton
1875–
James Coulton
1882–
John Christopher Coulton
1885–
Sarah Jane Coulton
1877–1881
Isabella Coulton
1877–
Lily Coulton
1879–1879
Ellen Coulson
1881–
James Colton
1883–
Lily Coulton
1887–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (3)

1908

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 29

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 30

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire named Coulton, probably from Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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