Amy Mary "Mayme" World

7 December 1849–15 April 1927 (Age 77)
Piddletown, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Amy Mary "Mayme"

When Amy Mary "Mayme" World was born on 7 December 1849, in Piddletown, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Caleb World, was 25 and her mother, Anna Maria Magdalena Walters, was 29. She married George Coleman Jr on 24 October 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 15 April 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Holladay Memorial Park, Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Coleman Jr
Amy Mary "Mayme" World
Marriage: 24 October 1888
Georgina Elizabeth Coleman
Phyllis Coleman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1888Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): perhaps from Middle English world ‘world’ (Old English weorold), also used in the sense ‘eyes of the world, public opinion’, and so possibly for a person known to judge others.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Amy Colman, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Amey World in entry for Georgina Elizabeth Coleman Clark, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mayme Coleman in household of George Coleman, "United States Census, 1910"

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