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Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Coleman, Sr
Birth: Oct. 18, 1885
Death: Feb. 14, 1958

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Benjamin Franklin "Frank" (Roane) Coleman, Sr.
was the son of Junius Bland Roane and his wife, Harriet Elizabeth "Hettie" Coleman.

Junius was the son of William Pendleton Roane and his wife, Mary Susan Bland.

Harriet Elizabeth "Hettie" Coleman was the daughter of John Francis Coleman and his wife, Mildred Brock Philpotts.


Junius and Hettie Coleman Roane had 3 sons.
1.) William Tyler "Willie" Roane
2.) John Coleman "Johnny" Roane
3.) Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Roane

Hettie died 2 days after Benjamin's first birthday on 20 Oct 1886 in Middlesex County, Virginia.

Junius Roane did not feel that he could take care of the baby so he let Hettie's brother, James Francis "Frank" Coleman and his wife, Eliza Holland raise Benjamin. James and Eliza lived on their farm in Norfolk, Virginia on what is known today as the neighborhood of "Coleman Place". Benjamin later changed his last name to Coleman, after his beloved uncle who raised him.

Junius Roane kept his older boys William and John with him. Junius remarried in 1887 to Hattie Ella Harrell and they had the following children:


1.) Ethel Harrell Roane (18891984)
married Edgar James Haley

2.) Frances Maude "Fannie" Roane (18911934)
married Leonides "Jack" "Lonnie" Jackson

3.) Perry Tyler Roane Sr. (18921973)
married first to Vivian Penelope Tyler
married second to Mamie Frances Tynes

4.) Junius Vance "Governor" Roane (18931979)
married Rosa E Leggett

5.) Elizabeth "Bessie" Roane (18941964)
married Haywood Gilbert Bland


Information from Frances Coleman Griffin
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 Parents:
  Junius Bland Roane (1857 - 1897)
  Harriet Elizabeth Coleman Roane (1855 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Virginia Anne Harrison Coleman (1886 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Coleman Bray (1905 - 1980)*
  Mildred Coleman Brinson (1907 - 1992)*
  James Francis Coleman (1909 - 1968)*
  Benjamin Franklin Coleman (1909 - 1979)*
  Horace Bland Coleman (1912 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Tyler Roane (1882 - 1927)*
  Benjamin Franklin Coleman (1885 - 1958)
  Ethel Harrell Roane Haley (1889 - 1984)**
  Junius Vance Roane (1893 - 1979)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Susan C. Griffin
Record added: Aug 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74650058
Benjamin Franklin Frank Coleman, Sr
Added by: Susan C. Griffin
 
Benjamin Franklin Frank Coleman, Sr
Added by: Susan C. Griffin
 
Benjamin Franklin Frank Coleman, Sr
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