Part I – Back Ground


It is with joy that I recount the deeds of grace of my Coleman antecedents and their children.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was entirely correct in stating in his prolific writings from the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach back in the 1700’s, “Happy he, who with bright regard looks back upon his father’s fathers, who with joy recounts their deeds of grace, and in himself, valued the latest link in the fair chain of noble sequence.”

This journey back into time was not an easy trip. Facts concerning the history of the Coleman family were, in some cases, difficult to uncover. When found, however, they shone as brightly as newly discovered and polished gemstones. Taken as a whole, the brightest gems were photographs of almost all of my direct antecedents from circa 1860 to the present.

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