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Catherine Beiler Coleman
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1806
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1884
Greenwood
Cass County
Nebraska, USA

Born in Maryland, at an early age moved with her parents to Coshocton County, OH. The Beilers were of German blood and came to America in colonial times, settling in Maryland. Grandfather Beiler died a comparatively young man, and the lineage cannot be further traced.

About seven years before her death, Catherine was at daughter Amanda's house making cheese. In the night she suffered a stroke and spent the remainder of her days in a chair, unable to get about alone.
The Coleman house burned in October, 1880. Mrs. Coleman did not rebuild but bought a lot in Greenwood, in the block just north of the one in which the Methodist church now stands. She visited among her children while the house was being built. Then she and Jane lived there in the southeast corner of the block. Another daughter, Amanda, and family lived in the northeast corner, and Lucy lived in the northwest corner, Mamie and Mr. Kimberley with her.

Mrs. Coleman passed away in Greenwood December 1, 1884. The funeral sermon was preached by a former pastor and friend, Rev. Platte, who came over one hundred miles to officiate and fulfill a promise given years before. She had been an active member of the Christian church from 1832 to 1863. There being no organization of the denomination on Salt Creek, she united with the Congregational church, where she held membership until her death.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elic C Coleman (1804 - 1873)*
 
 Children:
  Jane Malana Coleman (1826 - 1887)*
  Amy Coleman Farmer (1841 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Catherine, wife of Elic C. Coleman; died 9-1-1884, aged 78 yrs, 8 mo, 24 d's.

There is also a verse inscribed which is worn and undecipherable.
 
Burial:
Sheffer Pioneer Cemetery
Greenwood
Cass County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Rick Bushong
Originally Created by: Susan Petersen
Record added: Feb 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47670923
Catherine <i>Beiler</i> Coleman
Added by: Susan Petersen
 
Catherine <i>Beiler</i> Coleman
Added by: Rick Bushong
 
Catherine <i>Beiler</i> Coleman
Added by: Susan Petersen
 
 
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