|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1821|
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 1882|
John Francis Coleman was the son of Thomas Coleman and his wife, Harriet Stubbs.
John served in the Confederate Army as a private in Company C, 21 Virginia Militia.
John married Mildred Brock Philpotts, a daughter of John Curry Philpotts and his second wife, Ann Tomkins.
Children of John and Mildred:
1.) Margaret Anne Coleman (1846–1919)
married Peter Turney
2.) Capt. Albert T. "A.T." Coleman (1849–1924)
married Agnes Fentress
3.) Martha Jane "Sinky" Coleman (1851–1929)
married Benjamin C. Newcomb
4.) James Francis "Frank" Coleman (1853–1920)
married Eliza Holland. After the death of his sister, Hettie, James raised her youngest son, Benjamin Franklin Roane. Benjamin later took the Coleman last name.
5.) Harriet Elizabeth "Hettie" Coleman (1855–1886)
married Junius Bland Roane
6.) John C. Coleman (1857–1882)
7.) Mildred Thompson Coleman (1860–1934)
married William I. Simpson
Saddened over the recent death of his son, John C. Coleman, John Francis Coleman went to Norfolk, Virginia to visit relatives. While he was there visiting he died suddenly and was buried in Norfolk. Later they brought his body home to Gloucester and buried him in the Bellamy United Methodist Church Cemetery where he now lays sleeping beside his beloved wife. --S.C.G.
Information from Frances Coleman Griffin, as told to her by her grandfather Benjamin F. Coleman, Sr. who was the grandson of John Francis Coleman.
Mildred Brock Philpotts Coleman (1824 - 1914)*
Margaret Anne Coleman Turney (1846 - 1918)*
Albert Thomas Coleman (1849 - 1924)*
Martha Jane Coleman Newcomb (1851 - 1929)*
James Francis Coleman (1853 - 1920)*
Harriet Elizabeth Coleman Roane (1855 - 1886)*
John C. Coleman (1857 - 1882)*
Mildred Thompson Coleman Simpson (1860 - 1934)*
Note: Originally buried in Norfolk where he died while visiting relatives. He was later moved to this cemetery in Gloucester, Va.
Bellamy United Methodist Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Susan C. Griffin
Originally Created by: Egg_and_Dart
Record added: Sep 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21574082