Alice Coomber

1868–1901 (Age 33)
New York, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Coomber was born on 4 June 1868, in New York, United States, her father, George James Coomber, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Goodwin, was 29. She married William Ashdown about 1888, in England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Marion, Wayne, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 21 October 1901, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Alice Coomber
William Ashdown
Marriage: about 1888
Mary Ann Ashdown
Angeline Esther Ashdown
Stephen Arthur Ashdown

Spouse & Children

about 1888


Parents & Siblings

  • George James Coomber


  • Mary Ann Goodwin




  • Female1861–Female

  • Frederick Augustus Coomber


  • James G. Coomber


  • Female1868–1901Female

  • George William Coomber


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 13

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Southern English: variant spelling of Coomer .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alice Coomber in household of George Coomber, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alice Coomber in household of George Coomber, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alice Ashdown in household of George Coomber, "United States Census, 1900"

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