John Thomas W Cooling

Male18 December 1872–December 1944

Brief Life History of John Thomas W

When John Thomas W Cooling was born on 18 December 1872, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cooling, was 22 and his mother, Martha Ann Pridmore, was 24. He died in December 1944, in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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William Cooling
Martha Ann Pridmore
John Thomas W Cooling
Alfred Cooling
Alice Cooling
Polly Cooling

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  • John Thomas William Cooline, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 8

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 32

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): variant of Cowling .

English (Lincolnshire): habitational name either from a place in Kent named Cooling, from the Old English tribal name Cūlingas ‘people of Cūl(a)’, or from Cowlinge in Suffolk.

In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Coelingh, Koeling, or Kuling, habitational names from any of several farms so named in the eastern Netherlands, or of German Kühling or Kölling (see Koelling ).

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

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