George Coles

Male18 August 1782–

Brief Life History of George

When George Coles was born on 18 August 1782, in Westbourne, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Coles, was 39 and his mother, Mercy Russell, was 33. He married Lucretia Martha Putnam on 21 December 1804, in Havant, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Havant, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1804.

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George Coles
Lucretia Martha Putnam
Marriage: 21 December 1804
Mary Coles
George Coles
Harriet Coles
Thomas Coles
Martha Coles

Sources (28)

  • George Coles, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Cole, "England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, Marriages, 1537-1930"
  • George in entry for Mary Cole, "England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, Baptisms, 1538-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1804Havant, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 19

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 26

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 33

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Cole , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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