Joseph Coulam

13 April 1874–6 January 1954 (Age 79)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Coulam was born on 13 April 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Coulam Jr., was 47 and his mother, Sarah Jane Orton, was 31. He married Anna Marie Hansen on 11 December 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. His occupation is listed as self employed building contractor in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 6 January 1954, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Coulam
Anna Marie Hansen
Marriage: 11 December 1900
Lucille Coulam
Mildred Coulam
Dorothy Jane Coulam
Joseph Coulam Jr
Virginia Marie Coulam
Afton Cecelia Coulam
John Louis Coulam

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1900Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Cowlam .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Story Highlight

    Newburyport (Mass.) Herald, issue of Sept. 23, 1799

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    Sources (59)

    • Joseph Coulam in entry for Joseph Coulam, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Joseph Coulam, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Joseph in entry for Joseph Coulam and Ida Mary Cartwright, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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