Abraham Melville Coomer

about 1848–10 June 1918 (Age 70)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Abraham Melville

When Abraham Melville Coomer was born about 1848, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Coomer, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Bailey, was 29. He married Lucy Ellen Coomer about 1872. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Liverpool, Lancashire, England in 1851. He died on 10 June 1918, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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Abraham Melville Coomer
Lucy Ellen Coomer
Marriage: about 1872
George Coomer
Charles Coomer
Sarah Elizabeth Coomer

Spouse and Children

about 1872


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World Events (8)

1854 · St. George's Hall

Age 6

In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 6

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 30

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a short, straight valley, from Middle English combe ( see Coombe ), + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.2 Americanized spelling of German Kummer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abraham M Coomer in household of John Coomer, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Abraham M Coomer in household of John Coomer, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Abraham M Coomer in household of John Coomer, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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