John Graham Coltrin

1 April 1843–26 February 1905 (Age 61)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John Graham

When John Graham Coltrin was born on 1 April 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Zebedee Coltrin, was 38 and his mother, Mary Mott, was 22. He married Dora Ann Dunyon on 12 February 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Ward 3 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 26 February 1905, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John Graham Coltrin
Dora Ann Dunyon
Marriage: 12 February 1871
John Graham Coltrin Jr.
Ether James Coltrin
Zebedee Lewis Coltrin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 18
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of northern Irish Coltrane .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • John Graham Coltrin BIRTH
    • John Coltron in household of Jas W Clark, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John G Coltrin in entry for Charles Hugh Coltrin, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949"

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