James Norman Coe (1857 - 1946)

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Wtown, Australia

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Wtown, Australia

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Family

Father: Coe Charles Coe
Mother: Jane Newman Coe

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Norman

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1857 - In the year that James Norman Coe was born, on March 6th, the US Supreme Court ruled that Blacks were not citizens and that slaves couldn't sue for freedom. The case was known as Dred Scott v. Sandford. It further divided the country and added to the forces that created the Civil War. It wasn't overturned until the 14th Amendment became law in 1868.

1880 - At the age of 23 years old, James was alive when on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

1887 - James was 30 years old when on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

1927 - James was 70 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1946 - In the year of James Norman Coe's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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James Norman Coe died in 1946 in Wtown, Australia at 89 years old. No cause of death has been listed for James. He was born in 1857. He was born to Coe Charles Coe and Jane Newman Coe, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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