Noted events in her life were:
1. Census in 1850 in Reading, Berks, PA. 2 Nicholas Coleman, livery stable, 57, was living with Rebecca, 56; and Adam Grover, 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
2. Newspaper: Reading Times: Obituary of Mrs. Rebecca Coleman, 2 Sep 1880, Reading, Berks, PA. 6 Mrs. Rebecca Coleman
3. Newspaper: Reading Times: Funeral of the Late Rebecca Coleman, 6 Sep 1880, Reading, Berks, PA. 7 The funeral of Mrs. Rebecca Coleman, widow of the late Nicholas Coleman, took place on Saturday afternoon from the residence of her son, W. N. Coleman, No. 111 South Fifth street. Services were held at the house by Rev. C. F. McCauley, pastor of the Second Reformed Church. the remains were neatly dressed in a black shroud, and lay in a handsome burial casket, silver mounted. Several beautiful floral offerings were displayed. The pall-bearers were: Robert Caldwell, John Ermentrout, David Reifsnyder and Sampson Grove. The interment was made at the Charles Evans cemetery; Charles Henninger & Son, undertakers.
Rebecca married Nicholas Coleman, son of William Coleman and Catharine Lebo, on 2 Mar 1815 in Reading, Berks, PA.1 (Nicholas Coleman was born on 14 Jun 1790 in Reading, Berks, PA,2 5 8 died on 1 Mar 1858 in Reading, Berks, PA 1 5 9 and was buried on 3 Mar 1858 in Reading: Charles Evans Cemetery, Berks, PA 9 10.)
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>, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading South West Ward, Series: M432 Roll: 752 Page: 324.
3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 58405. William N. Coleman. Father Nicholas Coleman. Mother Rebecca Nagle.
4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=170742988.
5 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970</i> (Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.), 1916 Application of Paul Albright Coleman (b.1887). SAR Membership 28484.
6 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 2 Sep 1880, page 1. Obituary of Rebecca Coleman.
7 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 6 Sep 1880, page 4. Funeral of Rebecca Coleman.
8 <i>1830 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading South Ward, Series: M19 Roll: 143 Page: 298.
9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=170669066.
10 <i>Philadelphia Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 3 Mar 1858, page 2. Obituary of Nicholas Coleman.