Andrew Jackson Colson

8 May 1860–9 October 1928 (Age 68)
Orient, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Colson was born on 8 May 1860, in Orient, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, Henry Coulson, was 41 and his mother, Clymenia Stanley Winship, was 32. He married Elizabeth S. Johnson on 19 May 1885, in Hampden, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 9 October 1928, in Hampden, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Hampden, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Colson
Elizabeth S. Johnson
Marriage: 19 May 1885
Chester Asa Colson
Reta M. Colson
Clifford E. Colson
Arthur D. Colson
Henry Carl Colson
Louise Harriet Colson Thorne
Maynard Emerson Colson

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19 May 1885
Hampden, Penobscot, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Cole 1 or 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Colton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Andrew Coulson in household of Henry Coulson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew J Colson in household of Henry Colson, "United States Census, 1870"

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