Allan Dale Colburn

Male13 February 1924–10 February 1972

Brief Life History of Allan Dale

When Allan Dale Colburn was born on 13 February 1924, in Texas City, Galveston, Texas, United States, his father, William Benjamin Lamar Colburn, was 47 and his mother, Beatrice Winfree, was 45. He lived in United States in 1949 and Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 10 February 1972, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Hitchcock, Galveston, Texas, United States.

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Allan Dale Colburn
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Sources (13)

  • Allan D Colburn, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Allen Dale Colburn, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Allan Dale Colburn, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 13

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

habitational name usually from Colburn in Catterick (North Yorkshire), named from Old English cōl ‘cool’ or col ‘coal’+ burna ‘stream’ (often confused with Old Norse brunnr ‘spring, stream’), but sometimes perhaps from a minor place so named, such as Coalburn in South Wingfield (Derbyshire) or Coldbourne in Bramley (Surrey).

from the Middle English personal name Colborn, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Kolbiǫrn, Kolbiorn, from kol ‘coal’ + biǫrn ‘bear’.

variant of Colbran, from the Middle English personal name Colbrand (Old Norse Kolbrandr, Kolbrand, from kol ‘coal’ + brandr ‘sword-blade, firebrand’).

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

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