Anthony Cote

24 December 1897–1964 (Age 66)
Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life of Anthony

Anthony Cote was born on 24 December 1897, in Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine, United States. He died in 1964, at the age of 67.

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World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 1

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 French (Côte): topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank, less often on the coast, from Old French coste (Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense). There are several places in France named with this word, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these.2 English: topographic name from Middle English cote, cott ‘shelter’, ‘cottage’ ( see Coates ).

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

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