John Henri Coles

Male1 August 1844–21 March 1923

Brief Life History of John Henri

When John Henri Coles was born on 1 August 1844, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Ranbridge Coles, was 20 and his mother, Sarah Ann Funnell, was 23. He married Elizabeth Beaumont on 16 March 1868, in Southwick, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and Clinton, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 21 March 1923, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henri Coles
Elizabeth Beaumont
Marriage: 16 March 1868
Sarah Elizabeth Coles
Beatrice Mary Philadelphia Coles
Henry Beaumont Coles
John Beaumont Coles
Charles Fredrick Beaumont Coles
Daniel Hollyman Beaumont Coles
Albert Victor Beaumont Coles
Laurence Beaumont Coles
Wallace Beaumont Coles
Gordon B Coles
Alice Bernice Gertrude Coles

Sources (56)

  • John H Coles, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Henry John Coles in entry for Wallace B Coles, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • John H Cole, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1868Southwick, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

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

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Information about Charlotte Coles and family.

    Thomas and Charlotte Coles Mills and their son Isaac Mills were living in England and wanted to emigrate to America. Charlotte left England in 1868 with her son on the ship Constitution. The ship car …

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