Henry James Colson

Male8 August 1867–5 July 1924

Brief Life History of Henry James

When Henry James Colson was born on 8 August 1867, in Lee, Virginia, United States, his father, David Crockett Colson, was 31 and his mother, Malissa Thompson, was 31. He married Malissa Elizabeth Foster in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Eden Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States in 1920. He died on 5 July 1924, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 56.

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Henry James Colson
Malissa Elizabeth Foster
Mamie M Colson
Minnie Colson
Henry Faye Colson
David B Colson
William Ford Colson
Hazel Colson
Orville Colson
Roy Colson
Bernard Colson
Wilson Colson
Woodrow Colson
Harold Colson

Sources (10)

  • Henry Colson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Colston, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • H J Colson, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1968"

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  • Marriage
    Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

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    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.


    Age 19

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    patronymic from the Middle English personal name Col(le), Coule (usually a pet form of Nicholas ) + -son, hence ‘son of Col(le) or Coule’.

    variant of Colston .


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

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