Daniel Casey Coleman
Richard Coleman
Elizabeth Mitchell Ray
James Simons Coleman


Family Links

1. Mary Jane Murry

2. Susane "Dolly" Poole

James Simons Coleman

  • Born: 30 Apr 1849, Union County, AR
  • Marriage (1): Mary Jane Murry on 18 Jan 1872 in Farmersville, Union Parish, LA
  • Marriage (2): Susane "Dolly" Poole
  • Died: 14 Jan 1931, Strong, Union County, AR at age 81
  • Buried: Cane Creek Cemetery, Strong, Union County, AR

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

census, 1880, Lapile, Union, AR. Name: James S. Coleman
Home in 1880: Lapile, Union, Arkansas
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Mary J.
Father's birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Name: Eliza C.
Mother's birthplace: South Carolina
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household members:
James S. Coleman 30
Mary J. Coleman 30
Eliza C. Coleman 8
Sarah A. Coleman 5
James S. Coleman 4
Thomas F. Coleman 1
Eliza C. Coleman 62 [mother]
Leroy Gunter 28 [servant]
Ann Gunter 26 [servant]
Eddie Gunter 6 [son]

census, 1900, Lapile, Union, AR. Name: James Coleman Sr
Home in 1900: Lapile, Union, Arkansas
Age: 51
Birth Date: Apr 1849
Birthplace: Arkansas
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: S Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Marital Status: Widowed
Residence : Lapile Township, Union, Arkansas
Household members:
James Coleman 51
Sallie Coleman 23
Crawford Coleman 21
Callie Coleman 17
Simmons Coleman 14
John B Coleman 11
Alice Coleman 6

Notes. James died in Texas. His remains were returned to Arkansas and buried next to his 1st wife.


James married Mary Jane Murry, daughter of Solomon Murry and Isabel Catherine "Katie" Berry, on 18 Jan 1872 in Farmersville, Union Parish, LA. (Mary Jane Murry was born on 3 Aug 1849 in LA, died on 31 Dec 1896 and was buried in Cane Creek Cemetery, Strong, Union County, AR.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, 9 Jan 1872, Union Parish, LA. Name: James S. Coleman
Spouse: Mary J. Murry
Marriage Date: 9 Jan 1872 [probably license date]
Marriage Place: Union

Notes. Marriage date copied from Murry Family Bible by Coleman family abt 1980 for Wayne Barrett.


James next married Susane "Dolly" Poole.

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