Richard Coleman (c.1719 - c.1783)

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Birthplace: Essex, Virginia
Death: Died in Spotsylvania, VA, USA
Occupation: Captain in the Revolutionary War, Carpenter
Managed by: Joe Stoner
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About Richard Coleman

RICHARD COLEMAN of Essex Co. VA 
d. intestate by 15 May 1783
m.  10 Aug 1748 Ann Covington

(23 Tyler’s Quarterly Mag., p. 63)

Ann was the daughter of Richard Covington of Essex Co. VA. Richard Coleman was a Captain in the American Revolution. The records of Spotsylvania Co. designate Richard as ‘carpenter’. A tract of land devised to Ann by her father was conveyed by her and Richard to James Grey on 16 Oct 1762 (DB 29, p. 142, Essex Co. Records). DB J, 14, p. 153, dtd. 18 Oct 1775, recorded 18 Apr 1776: Richard and Ann made a deed of gift of a 110.5 acre tract bought in 1760 on the east side of Arseformost Run to their son, Francis Coleman (Southern Sojourners, p. 299, Rosemary C. Neal). Francis sold this property in 1800. Richard was paid for provisions given the Continental Army (Minute Bk. 1774-82, p. 185, Spotsylvania Co. Records) Papers in White v. Coleman, file 128 (1829) Spotsylvania Co. Records name the children of Richard and Ann.

Source: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mobjackbaycolemans/index.html

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21 Sept 1727 William and Richard Covington were appointed guardians of Richard Coleman and his brother Robert Spilsbe Coleman at the death of his father Spilsbe (OB 1729-33, p. 108 & 110, Essex Co. Records\)

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DAR Ancestor #: A131969

Alternate place of death, Essex county, Virginia.

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•Name: Richard COLEMAN

•Surname: Coleman

•Given Name: Richard

•Sex: M

•Birth: 1719 in Virginia

•Death: 1783 in Berkley Parish,VA

•Note:

Death: intestate by 15 May 1783

A minor at the time of his father's death in 1727. He sold his Tappahannock

property to his brother Robert Spilsbe Coleman before 1760 and removed to

Spotsylvania Co.

Son Francis was administrator of the estate of his father and is only

identifiable child of this marriage.

Father: Spilsbe COLEMAN b: 1692 in Spotsylvania County Virginia

Mother: Mary CROW b: in Virginia

Marriage 1 Ann COVINGTON b: 1725 in Spotsylvania County Virginia

•Married: ABT 1748 in Spotsylvania County Virginia

Children

  1. Francis COLEMAN b: ABT 1750 in Spotsylvania County Virginia
  2. Robert Spilsbe COLEMAN b: ABT 1752 in Spotsylvania County Virginia
  3. Richard COLEMAN b: abt.1754 in Virginia
  4. Susannah COLEMAN b: abt.1756 in Virginia
  5. Mary COLEMAN b: abt.1758 in Spotsylvania County Virginia

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Warrant 457 for 200 acres was issued 17 Jan 1800 to James Taylor, assignee of Francis Coleman, heir for the service of Richard Coleman as Lieutenant in the Revolution. Recorded under BLWT.457-200-Lieut. and BLWT.2711.

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Capt. Richard Coleman's Timeline

1719
1719
Essex, Virginia
1748
August 10, 1748
Age 29
Essex, VA, USA
1750
1750
Age 31
Spotsylvania, Virginia
1752
1752
Age 33
Spotsylvania, Virginia
1754
1754
Age 35
Virginia, United States
1756
1756
Age 37
Virginia
1758
1758
Age 39
Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
1783
May 15, 1783
Age 64
Spotsylvania, VA, USA
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