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William Coleman

Male 1819 - 1898  (79 years)


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  • Name William Coleman  [1, 2
    Born 2 Aug 1819  Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farming  [2
    Religion Christian  [2
    Died 7 Nov 1898  Emanuel, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Antioch Church Cemetery, Emanuel, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3005  tng Genealogy

    Father Rev. Elisha Coleman,   b. 2 Apr 1789, Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1860, Emanuel, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lucretia Whitfield,   b. 1791, Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1828, Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1807  Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F1309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1819 - Burke, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Nov 1898 - Emanuel, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • [CynthiaColeman.ged]

      William was a farmer in the area of the present Lamb’s Bridge Road, which winds eastward toward Candler County Line from Swainsboro, Georgia As found in the history of Antioch Church, and honored by a marker in front of the church, he gave the land on which the church was built and participated in its construction...

      When the Civil War started, William and Sarah Coleman had a large family to support. However, when the war seriously threatened Georgia in 1864 William and his son, James Elzie, was enlisted on 25 May 1864 (by William’s brother, Alfred) in Company E, 1st Batt’n Georgia Reserves, later to be called Symon’s Regt. Both William and James were captured when Fort McAlliste3r was besieged and captured by Sherman’s forces...

      William returned from a Northern prison and resumed life in Emanuel County.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] Arthur Clinton Coleman, Arthur Clinton Coleman, (Name: Lee Printing, Inc.;).

    2. [S101] CynthiaColeman.ged.
      Date of Import: 19 Mar 2005