Coleman/Coultman/Colman

Name origin: A dealer or workman in coals. Gaelic colman-a dove.

Thomas Coleman/Coultman

b.1592/1602 Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, parents ukn
d.Aug. 14, 1682 Nantucket, MA
m.(1)abt.1636 Susannah ______
b.1620 of Newbury, MA
d.Nov. 17, 1650 Newbury, MA
m.(2)July 11, 1651 in Hampton Mary Johnson

  • d.Jan. 30, 1663
    m.(3)Margery Fowler
    bapt.May 25, 1615 Marlborough, England d/o Philip and Mary (Winsley) Fowler
    d.Jan. 30, 1663 Hampton

    CHILDREN included:

    1. Tobias Coleman b.1638 Newbury d.aft.1704 m.April 16, 1668 Rowley, MA Lydia Jackson
    2. Benjamin Coleman b.May 1, 1640 Newbury d.Oct. 1 or 21, 1650 Drowned
    3. Joseph Coleman b.Dec. 2, 1642 Newbury. d.1690 m.Ann Bunker
    4. John Coleman b.Apr. 4, 1644 Newbury, MA d.Dec. 17, 1715 Nantucket, MA m.Joanna Folger
    5. Issac Coleman b.Feb. 20, 1647 Newbury MA d.June 6, 1669 Nantucket, MA
    6. Jemima Coleman b.abt.1649
    7. Joanna Coleman b.abt.1650
    8. Susanna Coleman b.abt.1651
    9. Thomas Coleman b.abt.1653
    10. Dorcus Coleman b.ukn d.Jan. 2, 1654

    NOTES: Thomas arrived on the ship James from England to Boston on June 3, 1635. He was under contract to Richard Saltens and other to care for stock. Freed May 17, 1637 at Newbury, MA. He spelled the name Coultman.

    From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: Thomas came from Marlborough, Wiltshire, Eng., in 1635; made a freeman at Newbury, Mass., 1637; removed to Nantucket, Mass., 1663.

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    Tobias Coleman

    b.1638 Newbury MA s/o Thomas and Susanna Coleman
    d.aft.1704
    m.Feb. 26/Apr. 16, 1668 Nantucket, MA; Lydia Jackson
    b.April 13, 1647 in Rowley MA, d/o Nicholas and Sarah (Riley) Jackson

    CHILDREN included:

    1. Jabez Coleman b.March 27, 1667/8 Rowley, MA d.May 24, 1724 Kingston, NH m.02/16 Nov. 1699 Mary Prescott
    2. Sarah Coleman b.June 17, 1670 Rowley, MA d.Jan. 9, 1740 m.June 16, 1696 Rowley, MA Michael Hopkinson
    3. Thomas/Joseph Coleman b.March 26, 1672 Rowley, MA m.Jan. 1701 Phebe Pearson
    4. Deborah Coleman b.Aug. 12, 1675 Nantucket, MA d.March 14, 1730 Rowley, MA single
    5. Eleazor Coleman b.ca.1677 Martha's Vineyard m.(1)1713 Mary Langstaff m.(2)March 1716/7 Anne Nutter
    6. Ephraim Coleman b.abt.1678 m.abt.1700 Susanna ______
        CHILDREN of Ephraim and Susanna (all born in Newbury, MA) included:
      • Ephraim Coleman b.June 1, 1701
      • Hannah Coleman b.March 10, 1702 d.April 9, 1725
      • Mary Coleman b.June 14, 1706
      • Ebenezer Colman b.August 9, 1711 d.Oct. 6, 1801 Coventry, CT m.August 2, 1738 Coventry, CT Sarah Brown
    7. Lydia Coleman b.abt.1682 m.March 1, 1704 Newbury, MA Moses Richardson
    8. Judah Coleman bapt.Oct. 3, 1686 Rowley, MA d.Dec. 22, 1759 Coventry, CT m.June 11, 1711 Newbury, MA Hepzibah Boynton

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    Joseph/Thomas Coleman

    b.March 26, 1672 Newbury, MA; s/o Tobias and Lydia (Jackson) Coleman
    m.Jan. 6, 1701 Newbury, MA: Pheobe Pearson
    b.July 14, 1682 Newbury, MA; d/o Benjamin and Hannah (Thurston) Pearson
    chrs: Sept. 3, 1682 Rowley, MA
    d.June 28, 17554 Byfield, MA

    CHILDREN included (all b. Newbury, MA):

    1. Mary Coleman b.April 24, 1717 Newbury, MA m.abt.1732/1734 at Newbury, MA Jeremiah Boynton

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    CITE:

  • The Colman Family, Descendants of Thomas Coleman of Nantucket, by S.B. Coleman, Detroit, 1898, p.6 & 7
  • Nicholas Jackson of Rowley, Massachusetts & this Descendants Addenda compiled by Blake Smith Jackson, Belchertown, Massachusetts, 1978 p.1, p.3, & p.6
  • The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England 1620-1633 by Robert Charles Anderson, Boston, 1995 p.1158
  • Colonial Families of the United States of America, Baltimore, 1966 p.196
  • Coleman Family, NEHGR, Volume 109, October, 1955 p.244
  • Coleman Family, by Joshua Coffin, NEHGR, Volume 11, October 1857 p.347

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