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Roswell Carpenter Coleman
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1840
Goshen
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1923
Goshen
Orange County
New York, USA

Spent his boyhood days between New York City and Orange County. Began the study of law in the office of Sharpe & Winfield in Goshen, completed his course of study at the Albany Law School and was admitted to the Bar in May 1863; was elected Justice of the Peace in 1864 and served eight years; was elected Surrogate of Orange County in 1883 and served twelve years; was a village Trustee for four years; Trustee of the Farmers' Hall Academy, of the Slate Hill Cemetery Association, of the Orange County Mutual Fire Insurance Company, of Washington's Headquarters at Newburgh NY and President of the Newburgh NY Historical Society.
He was a member of the American Rifle team which went to Ireland and England in 1875 and was appointed Inspector of Rifle Practice, with the rank of Captain in 1875 by Governor Tilden.

He was approximately six feet tall, 185 pounds with grey eyes and a fair complexion.

Other children:
Catherine Duer Coleman Colwell
Alexander Westcott Coleman
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Carpenter Coleman (1820 - 1882)
  Phebe Ann Mead Coleman (1821 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Wescott Wilkin Coleman (1838 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Westcott Coleman McGeoch (1868 - 1933)*
  Wilkin Coleman (1870 - 1915)*
  Mary Ellis Coleman (1871 - 1889)*
  Eleanor Carpenter Coleman Price (1873 - 1965)*
  Henrietta Coleman Dikeman (1876 - 1974)*
  Roswell Carpenter Coleman (1878 - 1934)*
  Charles Champion Coleman (1881 - 1888)*
  Anna Mead Coleman (1887 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Roswell Carpenter Coleman (1840 - 1923)
  James Cash Coleman (1843 - 1917)*
  John Merrit Howell Coleman (1846 - 1918)*
  Thaddeus Vail Coleman (1854 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Slate Hill Cemetery
Goshen
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Created by: LadyGoshen
Record added: Apr 23, 2008
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Roswell Carpenter Coleman
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Roswell Carpenter Coleman
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Roswell Carpenter Coleman
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