George Edward Coson (1860 - 1958)

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George Edward Coson
1860 - 1958
updated February 06, 2019
George Edward Coson , father to 2 children, was born in 1860 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He married Alice Wyman on October 13, 1886 and Alice died on February 24, 1946. They gave birth to George Edward Coson, II and Mabel Clair (Coson) Kelly. He died on June 23, 1958 in Yakima, Washington at 98 years of age.


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George Coson was born in in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States


George Coson died on in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington United States

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Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, in Seattle, King County, Washington



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George Edward Coson & Alice Carlton (Wyman) Coson

October 13, 1886 - February 24, 1946
Cause of Separation: Death
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Alice Carlton (Wyman) Coson
Jun 6, 1862 - Feb 24, 1946


George Edward Coson, II
Nov 26, 1896 - around Jan 24, 1974
Yakima, WA
Mabel Clair (Coson) Kelly
Mar 28, 1887 - Oct 28, 1964


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George Edward Coson , father to 2 children, died on June 23, 1958 in Yakima, Washington at age 98. He was buried in Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Washington. George was born in 1860 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He married Alice Wyman on October 13, 1886 and Alice died on February 24, 1946. They gave birth to George Edward Coson, II and Mabel Clair (Coson) Kelly.
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In 1860, in the year that George Edward Coson was born, on December 20th, South Carolina seceded from the United States - the first state to do so. At the time, there were about 4 million people enslaved in the American South.

In 1876, by the time he was 16 years old, on August 1st, Colorado became the 38th U.S. state. Its nickname is the "Centennial State" because it was admitted just 28 days after the United States' centennial.

In 1891, when he was 31 years old, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1935, by the time he was 75 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1958, in the year of George Edward Coson 's passing, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

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Alice Carlton (Wyman) Coson
Jun 6, 1862 - Feb 24, 1946
Mabel Clair (Coson) Kelly
Mar 28, 1887 - Oct 28, 1964

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