John Peter Herr Sr.
(1757-1845)
Susannah Weiss
(1762-1841)
Jacob Gilbert
(1756-1831)
Anna Margaretha Fox
(1769-1838)
Daniel Herr
(1795-1857)
Sarah Salome Gilbert
(1801-1880)
Margaretta Ann Herr
(1824-1884)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Peter Nagle Coleman

2. George T. Leonard

Margaretta Ann Herr 3 4 5

  • Born: 22 Nov 1824, Greencastle, Franklin, PA 1 3 5 6
  • Christened: 19 Jun 1825, Greencastle: Zion German Reformed Church, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States 7
  • Marriage (1): Peter Nagle Coleman on 22 Nov 1843 in , Berks, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): George T. Leonard on 31 Oct 1867 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2
  • Died: 3 Dec 1884, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 60 1 3 5
  • Buried: 4 Dec 1884, Bala-Cynwyd: West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 3 5

   Another name for Margaretta was Margaret Ann Herr.6 7 8 9

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6 The 1850 census recorded Peter Coleman, merchant, 29, living with wife Margaret, 26; Laura, 6; Ellen R., 4; Augustus, 2. Also in the home was Sophia Arnold, 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10 The 1860 census recorded Margaret Coleman, 35, living with her children: Laura O., 15; Ellen R., 13; Augustus R., 11; William H., 9. Also in the home was Sarah G. Herr, 58; and May E. Herr, 22. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11 The 1880 census recorded George Leonard, Railroad Superintendent, 67, living with wife Margaretta, 55; stepson Augustus Coleman, bookkeeper, 30; and stepson William H. Coleman, grocer, 27. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Margaretta's father was born in Maryland.

4. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: obituary of Margaretta A. Leonard on 6 Dec 1894 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 12 LEONARD - On December 3, Margaretta A., wife of the late George F. Leonard, aged 70 years. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services, on Thursday afternoon, at 1 o'clock, at the residence of her son, W. H. Coleman, No. 1425 West Norris street. To proceed to West Laurel Hill Cemetery. Interment private.


Margaretta married Peter Nagle Coleman, son of Nicholas Coleman and Rebecca Nagel, on 22 Nov 1843 in , Berks, PA.1 (Peter Nagle Coleman was born in 1821 in Reading, Berks, PA,1 6 13 14 died on 14 Mar 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 13 14 and was buried in Reading: Charles Evans Cemetery, Berks, PA 1 14.)


Margaretta next married George T. Leonard on 31 Oct 1867 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.2 (George T. Leonard was born on 15 Mar 1818 in , , PA,15 died on 6 Jan 1891 in , , PA 15 and was buried in Bala-Cynwyd: West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 15.)


Sources


1 <i>Berks History Center Library (Reading, PA)</i> (http://www.berkshistory.org), Collection GA N Box 01A Folder 17 03. 53 pages of notes about Nagle, Norton, Coleman, Otto, Hinckel, Fretz, Beecher families.

2 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V26B-JRQ George T. Leonard and Margaret A. Coleman, 31 Oct 1867; citing Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1765118.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=91402036.

4 Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, <i>History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : Geographical and Genealogical</i> (Philadelphia : Everts & Peck, 1883
360 p., 63 p. of plates : ill., maps), page 504. Biography of Col. Daniel Herr.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/91402036.

6 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M44V-JB7 Peter Coleman, Reading, southwest ward, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 3, NARA microfilm publication M432.

7 <i>Zion German Reformed Church</i> (Greencastle, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States), https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/249949 Zion German Reformed Church and East Conococheague Church Records, 1818-1864, Family HIstory Library Microfilm 382822.

8 Egle, William Henry, <i>Commemorative biographical encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania : containing sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early Scotch-Irish and German settlers</i> (Chambersburg, Pa.: J.M. Runk, 1896, 1223 pgs.), Page 217.

9 Egle, William Henry, <i>Commemorative biographical encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania : containing sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early Scotch-Irish and German settlers</i> (Chambersburg, Pa.: J.M. Runk, 1896, 1223 pgs.), Page 217. See http://maley.net/transcription/sketches/BEherr.htm.

10 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXR2-CF9 Wm H Coleman in household of Margaret Coleman, 13th Ward Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,."

11 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWVM-QQQ George Leonard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 285A, NARA microfilm publication T9.

12 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 6 Dec 1894, page 9. Obituary of Margaretta Leonard.

13 Ancestry.com, U.S., Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index, 1850-1880 (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Peter N. Coleman, age 39, died Mar 1860, occupation salesman. Cause of death: typhoid fever.

14 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=182719877.

15 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=91402023.



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