Allen Coulson

2 March 1796–December 1859 (Age 63)
Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Allen

When Allen Coulson was born on 2 March 1796, in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas A Coulson, was 25 and his mother, Frances Maxwell, was 19. He married Catharine Meyer on 17 December 1830, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died in December 1859, in St George, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in St George, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Coulson
Catharine Meyer
Marriage: 17 December 1830
Rowena Eleanor Coulson
Thomas Clinton Coulson
Albert Coulson
Sarah Whittaker Coulson
Lydia Jane Coulson
Charles Maxwell Coulson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1830Columbiana, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 16
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (North Midlands and northern England): variant of Colson .Irish (Fermanagh): from a shortened form of McCool , with the addition of the English patronymic suffix -son in place of the Gaelic prefix mac.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Allen Colston, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Allen Coulson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Alan Coulson, "Find A Grave Index"

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