Archie Sealdy Cothren

29 August 1900–24 October 1969 (Age 69)
Etna, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Archie Sealdy

When Archie Sealdy Cothren was born on 29 August 1900, in Etna, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Charles I. Cothran, was 31 and his mother, Adelaide E Hartford, was 19. He lived in Newport, Penobscot, Maine, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 October 1969, at the age of 69, and was buried in Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles I. Cothran
Adelaide E Hartford
Percy C Cothran
Archie Sealdy Cothren
Bertha Melvina Cothren
Raymond Waldo Cothran
Hazel M Cothran

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    Bertha Melvina Cothren


    Raymond Waldo Cothran


    Hazel M Cothran


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 5

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Probably a variant of Scottish Cochran .2 Perhpas also a variant of English Cawthorne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Archie S Cothran in household of Charles I Cothran, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Archie S Cothran in household of Charles I Cothran, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Archie S Cothren in household of Charles Cothren, "United States Census, 1920"

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