Rachel Coleman1

ID # 42, (1806-1896)
Rachel Coleman|b. Dec 1806\nd. 9 Jan 1896|p42.htm|John Coleman|b. 1760\nd. 5 Oct 1844|p33.htm|Elizabeth Lawrason|b. 1769\nd. 24 May 1845|p34.htm|(--?--) Coleman||p942.htm||||||||||
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Rachel Coleman was born in December 1806 at United States.1 She was the daughter of John Coleman and Elizabeth Lawrason.1 She married Admiral Nelson Vrooman.1 She died on 9 January 1896 at Harrisburg, Brant County, Ontario, at age 89.1 She was buried at Harrisburg, Brant County, Ontario.1 Cornell in his Pioneers states that Rachel was a Coleman and a daughter of John and Elizabeth. Evidence, both documentary and circumstantial, has been found supporting this.

Rachel's daughter Geraldine was enumerated in the 1851 census both at home and in the household of Samuel and Teressa Wait in South Dumfries. Teressa was Rachel's sister and her first husband was Henry Moe.

Rachel's death registration number is 021371-96. She died of 'infirmities of age'. The informant was Dr. Addison of St. George.

The 1851 census for South Dumfries shows Nelson and Rachel with the children they have listed in this tree, with the exception of the first, John C. Vrooman, who died in infancy. This information is to be found on pages 53 and 55 of the 1851 census.1

Last Edited=1 Dec 2008

Children of Rachel Coleman and Admiral Nelson Vrooman


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.