William Coleman

15 July 1837–22 August 1919 (Age 82)
Richland, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Coleman was born on 15 July 1837, in Richland, Ohio, United States, his father, John Jacob Coleman, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Wirick, was 27. He married Susan Cox on 22 August 1860, in Perry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sheldon, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Drywood Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 22 August 1919, in Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Coleman
1837–1919
Malinda Sell
1853–1929
Marriage: 20 August 1869
Romey Naomi Salomi Coleman
1870–1873
William Orange Coleman
1872–1953
Jesse Logan Coleman
1874–1877
Rolla Gurnsey Coleman
1876–1954
Lorenzo Franklin Coleman
1878–1894
Leona Estella Coleman
1881–1966
Lena Leota Coleman
1881–1970
Bert Ruel Coleman
1884–1966
Emery Ellis Coleman
1885–1888
Thurman Cleveland Coleman
1888–1969
Ernest Stevenson Coleman
1892–1962

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1869Richland, Ohio, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 1
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place
    Age 2
    By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.
    1860
    Age 23
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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 (23)

    • William Coleman in entry for Cora Viola May Force, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Willie Coleman, "United States Census, 1900"
    • William Coleman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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