William Coleman
(1757-1819)
Catharine Lebo
(1757-1825)
Captain Peter Nagel
(1750-1834)
Barbara Ann Imler
(1755-1795)
Nicholas Coleman
(1790-1858)
Rebecca Nagel
(1793-1880)
Peter Nagle Coleman
(1821-1860)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Margaretta Ann Herr

Peter Nagle Coleman 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 1821, Reading, Berks, PA 1 2 5 7
  • Marriage (1): Margaretta Ann Herr on 22 Nov 1843 in , Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 14 Mar 1860, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 39 1 5 7
  • Buried: Reading: Charles Evans Cemetery, Berks, PA 1 5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1830 in Reading, Berks, PA. 8 In 1830 the household of Nicholas Coleman had:
Males (born)
5-9 (1821-1825) = 1 son
10-14 (1816-1820) = 1 son
20-29 (1801-1810) = 1 son
40-49 (1781-1790) = 1 Nicholas
Females (born)
15-19 (1811-1815) = 3 daughters
30-39 (1791-1800) = 1 wife

2. Census in 1850 in Reading, Berks, PA. 2 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.

3. Cause of Death: Typhoid Fever, 14 Mar 1860, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7

4. Obituary: Philadelphia Public Ledger: on 16 Mar 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 9 Coleman -- On March 14, 1860, in this city, Peter N. Coleman, aged 39 years. Funeral in Reading on Saturday at 2 P. M.

5. Book: Nagle file at Berks History Center, 2017. 1
From Berks History Center Library (Reading, PA) (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.

Peter Nagle Coleman son of Rebecca Nagle and Nicholas Coleman was born in Reading, Pa., 1821 and died in Philadelphia, Pa. on March 14, 1860.

He was buried in the Coleman lot in Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Pa. and a plain marble head stone with "Peter N. Coleman" marks his last resting place.

On December 10, 1843 he married Margaretta Anna Herr, a daughter of Col. Daniel & Sarah Gilbert Herr. She was born November 22, 1824 and died December 3rd 1894. After the death of Peter Nagle Coleman she married George T. Leonard.

The will of Peter Nagle Coleman is in Philadelphia Will Book 178 page 145


Peter married Margaretta Ann Herr, daughter of Daniel Herr and Sarah Salome Gilbert, on 22 Nov 1843 in , Berks, PA.1 (Margaretta Ann Herr was born on 22 Nov 1824 in Greencastle, Franklin, PA 1 2 10 11, christened on 19 Jun 1825 in Greencastle: Zion German Reformed Church, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States,12 died on 3 Dec 1884 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 10 11 and was buried on 4 Dec 1884 in Bala-Cynwyd: West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 10 11.)


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 <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.

3 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.

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/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=182719877.

6 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.

7 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.

8 <i>1830 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading South Ward, Series: M19 Roll: 143 Page: 298.

9 <i>Philadelphia Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 16 Mar 1860, obituary of Peter N. Coleman.

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

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

12 <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.



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