Amelia Madison Coleman

1790–Female
Henrico,Va

The Life of Amelia Madison

When Amelia Madison Coleman was born in 1790, her father, Major Samuel Coleman, was 35 and her mother, Susanna Pleasants Storrs, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Major Samuel Coleman
1755–1811
Susanna Pleasants Storrs
1763–1815
Sarah Storrs Coleman
1783–
SARAH COLEMAN
1785–
Samuel G Coleman
1789–
Elizabeth Coleman
1784–1862
Joshua Coleman
1784–
Emmiline Coleman
1786–
Amelia Madison Coleman
1790–
Amelia Coleman
1796–
Arminta Jefferson Coleman
1799–1877
Louisiana Coleman
1804–1884

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World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 22

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 31

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Colmáin ‘descendant of Colmán’. This was the name of an Irish missionary to Europe, generally known as St. Columban ( c.540–615 ), who founded the monastery of Bobbio in northern Italy in 614 . With his companion St. Gall, he enjoyed a considerable cult throughout central Europe, so that forms of his name were adopted as personal names in Italian (Columbano), French (Colombain), Czech (Kollman), and Hungarian (Kálmán). From all of these surnames are derived. In Irish and English, the name of this saint is identical with diminutives of the name of the 6th-century missionary known in English as St. Columba ( 521–97 ), who converted the Picts to Christianity, and who was known in Scandinavian languages as Kalman.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Clumháin ‘descendant of Clumhán’, a personal name from the diminutive of clúmh ‘down’, ‘feathers’.3 English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer of coal, Middle English coleman, from Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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