Nicholas Coleman
(1790-1858)
Rebecca Nagel
(1793-1880)
Daniel Herr
(1795-1857)
Sarah Salome Gilbert
(1801-1880)
Peter Nagle Coleman
(1821-1860)
Margaretta Ann Herr
(1824-1884)
William Herr Coleman
(1851-1936)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Martha Herr Beecher

2. Anna H. Pallen

William Herr Coleman 1 2 3

  • Born: 1 Jun 1851, , , PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Martha Herr Beecher on 9 Dec 1884 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Anna H. Pallen on 20 Nov 1890 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2
  • Died: 25 Apr 1936, Abington Twp., Montgomery, PA at age 84 2 3
  • Buried: 28 Apr 1936, Bala-Cynwyd: Westminster Cemetery, Montgomery, PA, USA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 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.

2. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 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.

3. Residence: in 1884 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1

4. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 The 1910 census recorded William H. Coleman, 58, living with son Ralph P., 17; and mother-in-law Mary E. Feger, 66. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 The 1920 census recorded living at 1227 Susquehanna Ave.: William Coleman, 68, widower, with Henry W. Beecher, winder in yarn factory, 25, and Henry's mother, Lulu, 48, widow.
(William is the husband of Henry's deceased aunt Martha Beecher Coleman.) The men and their parents and Lulu's father were born in Pennsylvania. Lulu and her mother were born in Washington DC.

6. Cause of Death: uremia, chronic nephritis, 25 Apr 1936, Abington Twp., Montgomery, PA. 3


William married Martha Herr Beecher, daughter of William Herr Beecher Sr. and Elizabeth Mary Sites, on 9 Dec 1884 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA.1 2 (Martha Herr Beecher was born on 6 Apr 1867 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 1 2, christened on 13 Jan 1868 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA,1 died on 9 Nov 1887 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2 and was buried in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA 1 2.)


William next married Anna H. Pallen on 20 Nov 1890 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.2


Sources


1 <i>Trinity Reformed Church, Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania</i>.

2 <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.

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 42558. William Herr Coleman. Father Peter Coleman. Mother Margaretta Herr. Spouse Annie M. Pallen.

4 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG31-81T William H Coleman, Philadelphia Ward 37, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet , family 6, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375420.

5 <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,."

6 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.

7 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia Ward 37, Series: T625 Roll: 1639 Page: 186.



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