George Washington Coleman Sr.

15 May 1836–31 July 1924 (Age 88)
England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Coleman Sr. was born on 15 May 1836, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Coleman, was 18 and his mother, Catherine Parkinson, was 14. He married Mary L. Fine on 2 July 1860, in Lavaca, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1900 and Sagerton, Haskell, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 31 July 1924, in Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Haskell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Coleman Sr.
1836–1924
Mary L. Fine
1844–1908
Marriage: 2 July 1860
George Washington Coleman Jr.
1860–1924
Joseph Levi Coleman
1864–1938
Eliza Coleman
1867–
Charles Aquilla Coleman
1869–1952
John William Coleman
1871–1943
Thomas Alfred "Tom" Coleman
1874–1952
Samuel Edwin Coleman Sr.
1876–1953
Albert Coleman
1877–
Jesse Lorena Coleman
1880–1960
Mary Roberta Coleman
1882–
Birtie Coleman
1882–
Ada Lula Coleman
1888–1978
Myrtle A Coleman
1889–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 July 1860Lavaca, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1844 · German Immigration to Texas
    Age 8
    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States
    Age 25
    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and English: from the Middle English personal name Col(e)man, Old Irish Colmán, earlier Columbán, adopted as Old Norse Kalman. It was introduced into Cumbria, Westmorland, and Yorkshire by Norwegians from Ireland and probably spread widely across England. Ó Colmáin (‘descendant of Colmán’) was the name of an Irish missionary to Europe, also known as Saint Columban(us) (c. 540–615), who founded the monastery of Bobbio in northern Italy in 614. Columbanus is formally a derivative of the Latin for ‘dove’, seen in the name of the 6th-century missionary known in English as Saint Columba (521–597), who converted the Picts to Christianity. This surname is also very common among African Americans.Irish: from Mac Colmáin or Ó Colmáin ‘son (or descendant) of Colmán’.Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kalman or Kolman .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Kalman
    Colman
    Clifford
    Collman

    Sources (21)

    • George Coleman in household of Willi Coleman, "United States Census, 1910"
    • George Coleman, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • Charles Coleman in entry for Charles Aquilla Coleman, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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