William Eugene Coulson

28 February 1893–31 May 1964 (Age 71)
Goldfield, Wright, Iowa, United States

The Life of William Eugene

When William Eugene Coulson was born on 28 February 1893, in Goldfield, Wright, Iowa, United States, his father, Robert William Coulson, was 28 and his mother, Julia A Myers, was 25. He married Mary Jane Shephard on 2 July 1915, in Arapaho, Custer, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Arapaho, Custer, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Arapaho Township, Custer, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 31 May 1964, in Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Arapaho Cemetery, Arapaho, Custer, Oklahoma, United States.

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William Eugene Coulson
Mary Jane Shephard
Marriage: 2 July 1915
George William Coulson
Florence Ruth Coulson
Betty Jo Coulson

Spouse and Children

2 July 1915
Arapaho, Custer, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert William Coulson


    Julia A Myers




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 14

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Cole 1.2 Irish: from a reduced 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 (3)

  • Willie Coulson in household of Robert Coulson, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • William Coulson in household of Robert W Coulson, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • William Colson in household of Samuel Myers, "United States Census, 1900"

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