Roswell Lyman Colt

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Born on 20 Jul 1779 to Peter Colt and Sarah Lyman. Roswell Lyman married Margaret Oliver and had 13 children. He passed away on 22 Nov 1856 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Colt"

English: from Middle English colt ‘young ass’, later also ‘young horse’, ‘colt’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who looked after asses and horses, or a nickname for an obstinate or frisky person, from the same word. In northern England colt was a generic term for working horses and asses.

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