John Coulam Sr.

2 August 1802–20 May 1877 (Age 74)
Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Coulam Sr. was born on 2 August 1802, in Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Coulam, was 32 and his mother, Johannah Ward, was 41. He married Sarah Jane Corden on 9 December 1834, in Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 20 May 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Coulam Sr.
Sarah Jane Corden
Marriage: 9 December 1834
John Coulam Jr.
Charles Coulam
Fannie Coulam
Henry Coulam
Sarah Jane Coulam
George Briggs Coulam

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1834Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1807 · Louisiana is Divided into 19 Parishes
    Age 5
    Louisiana was divided into 19 parishes (rather than counties or boroughs) on March 31, 1807. Currently, there are 64 parishes in Louisiana.
    Age 21
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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 (51)

    • John Coulam family, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Coulam in entry for John Coulam, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • John Collam, "United States Census, 1850"

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