George Briggs Coulam

26 May 1848–24 November 1905 (Age 57)
Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Briggs

When George Briggs Coulam was born on 26 May 1848, in Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Coulam Sr., was 45 and his mother, Sarah Jane Corden, was 45. He married Elizabeth Harrocks on 27 December 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 24 November 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Briggs Coulam
Elizabeth Harrocks
Marriage: 27 December 1869
Elizabeth Ann Coulam
George Coulam
John Harrocks Coulam
Daniel Cordon Coulam
Lillie May Coulam
Sarah Coulam
Mary A "Mamie" Coulam
Ellen Wray Coulam
Charles Henry Coulam
Gretta Coulam

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +5 More Children

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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    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.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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

    History of John Coulam Sr.

    Written by Chloe Welch-Monk, a great grand daughter John Coulam, son of John and Joanna Ward Coulam, was born 2 August 1802, in Louth, Lincolnshire, England. About 1825 he married Sarah Cordon, dau …

    Sources (43)

    • George Coulam in entry for Coulam, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • George Coulan, "United States Census, 1880"
    • George Coulam in entry for Francis Alfred Charles and Gretta Coulam, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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