William Coleman

6 March 1776–January 1839 (Age 62)
Fairfield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William

When William Coleman was born on 6 March 1776, in Fairfield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Coleman, was 16 and his mother, Elizabeth Roe, was 27. He died in January 1839, in Greene, Alabama, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Robert Coleman
1760–1823
Elizabeth Roe
1749–1825
David Roe Coleman
1765–1855
Ruth Martin Coleman
1785–1870
John Roe Coleman
1768–1835
Sarah Roe Coleman
1768–1852
Robert Roe Coleman
1769–1844
Wiley Roe Coleman
1771–1824
Alan Roe Coleman
1773–1848
Griffen Roe Coleman
1775–1858
William Coleman
1776–1839
Sarah Coleman
1778–
Elizabeth Roe Coleman
1780–1853
WILLIAM COLEMAN
1781–1781
Solomon Roe Coleman
1783–1850
Absalom Coleman
1784–1839
Francis Roe Coleman
1786–1839
Zerebable Coleman
1789–1790
Henry Jonathan Coleman, Sr.
1793–1861
Ancil Roe COLEMAN
1796–1796

Parents and Siblings

    Male1760–1823Male

    Elizabeth Roe

    Female1749–1825Female

siblings

(18)

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 12

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 18

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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