Cynthia Beverley <I>Tucker</I> Coleman

Cynthia Beverley Tucker Coleman

Death 24 Oct 1908 (aged 76)
Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 35710188 · View Source
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OCTOBER 25 1908
After a protracted illness, which for a week past had been extreme, Mrs. Cynthia Beverley Tucker Coleman died at her residence in Williamsburg, Va., yesterday, in the seventy-seventh year of her age. Mrs. Coleman was the eldest child of Judge N. Beverley Tucker (professor of law in William and Mary College, and author of the "Partisan Leader", and other works) and of Lucy Anne Smith, daughter of Brigadier-General Thomas Adams Smith, U.S.A. She married first, July 8, 1852, Henry Augustine Washington, of Westmoreland county, Va., professor of history and political economy in the College of William and Mary and editor of the first edition of the writings of Thomas Jefferson. He died in Washington, D.C., February 28, 1858. The two children of this marriage died in infancy.

Mrs. Washington married, secondly, October 29, 1861, Dr. Charles Washington Coleman, of Williamsburg, Va. Of the children of this marriage, three sons and one daughter survive- Charles Washington, N. Beverley Tucker, George Preston and Elizabeth Beverley Coleman. Dr. Coleman died September 15, 1894.

Mrs. Coleman was one of the founders and incorporators of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, a charter member of the Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia, and ever active in public work of a historical nature.

Funeral services will be held in Bruton Parish Church, Monday, October 26th at noon. The pall-bearers will be from the immediate family connections, including Mrs. Coleman's sons.

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