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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday Elic and Catherine Beiler Coleman






On about this day Catherine Beiler Coleman passed away on December 1st 1884 in Greenwood, Cass county, Nebraska. Catherine (also known as Kate) is one of my great great great grandmother on my father's side.



Catherine was born the 8th of March 1806 to Abraham and Kate (Chapin) Beiler in Maryland. Catherine married Alexander " Elic" Chalker Coleman the 1st of September 1825. To this marriage 11 children born.

Jane 1826 - 1887
Matilda 1829 - 1911
Ebenezer 1831 - 1894
Mary Catherine 1833 - 1905
Lucy 1835 - 1916
William 1837 - 1915
John Henry 1839 ( my great great grandfather) - 1922
Amy 1841 - 1907
Elic Chalker Junior 1843 - 1924
Amanda 1846 - 1919
Martin Luther 1848 - 1921

This is her tombstone along with her husbands Elic's tombstone. They are buried in the Sheffer Pioneer Cemetery and the pictures are taken from the following book.
Sheffer Pioneer Cemetery The Lives of Those Interred fourth edition edited by Rose Anne Hoekstra.
Rest in peace dear grandparents.

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