Thomas Coulson

Brief Life History of Thomas

Thomas Coulson was born about 1685, in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. He married Sarah Remington on 14 November 1711, in Jamestown, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Thomas Coulson
Sarah Remington
Marriage: 14 November 1711
Phebe Coulson

Sources (4)

  • Thomas Coulson, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Thomas Coulson in entry for Phebe Coulson, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Thomas Coulson, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"

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The Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, as it was from June 22, 1703, when it created the counties of Providence Plantations and Rhode Island, to June 16, 1729, when Providence Plantations County was renamed Providence, Rhode Island County was renamed Newport, and Kings County was created from Providence.


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence

Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.

Name Meaning

English (North Midlands and northern England): variant of Colson .

Irish (Fermanagh): from a shortened form of McCool , with the addition of the English patronymic suffix -son in place of the Gaelic prefix mac.

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

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