John & Frances Coleridge of Catalina

John COLERIDGE, born in 1843, is the second son of Samuel & Margaret COLERIDGE of Catalina. He married in Catalina and had 3 children. Catalina Methodist (United) Church has a record of his marriage:

John COLERIDGE‘s marriage to Fanny CLOUTER was recorded on 3rd May 1879.

Catalina Methodist (United) Church records the following births to John & Frances (Fanny) COLERIDGE:

Margaret Rosanna COLERIDGE’s birth was recorded on 23rd November 1879.

Samuel Charles COLERIDGE’s birth was recorded on 15th July 1883.

Mary E COLERIDGE was born around 1887.

The following record is from the Maritime History Archive – 1881 Crew Lists Search Results:

John COLERIDGE Year: 1881 Vessel: Florence Abbott Official No.: 72623

1891 Canada census

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Nova Scotia
Ward 4a, Halifax City
Fanny COLERIDGE
Samuel COLERIDGE
Mary COLERIDGE
42
7
4
Head
Son
Daughter


In 1891 Frances is recorded in Halifax and is widowed. I found the following report in the Notre Dame Bay Region, Twillingate Sun and Northern Weekly Advertiser:

Feb 5th, 1887. Schooner Wreck. The schooner Charles Graham is a total wreck near Halifax. Capt. [John] COLERIDGE of Newfoundland and all hands are lost.

1900 US census

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Pennsylvania
Allegheny
Pittsburgh Ward 11
Fanny COLERIDGE
Sam C COLERIDGE
Marry E COLERIDGE
William STRIHLE
50
16
14
20
Head
Son
Daughter
Roomer
Boarding house
Laborer day
At school

In 1900 Frances is recorded in Pittsburg, noted as Immigration 1891.

The deaths of Frances and her daughter are recorded on grave inscriptions:

Mary E COLERIDGE died 1904 – buried Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA

Fannie COLERIDGE died 1932 – buried Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA