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Benjamin Coleman (b. Feb 06, 1720, d. Jan 1797)Benjamin Coleman (son of Thomas Coleman and Phoebe Pearson) was born Feb 06, 17201, and died Jan 1797 in MA.He married (1) Ann Brown.He married (2) Sarah Stickney on Oct 26, 17781.
Notes for Benjamin Coleman:
Woodcarver// Made Calico textile prints.
"Deacon Benjamin Colman" under Rev. Moses Parsons, suspended from his church in 1780 over slavery. He was re-instated 26 Oct 1875 after the death of Rev. Parsons. "A thorough-going abolitionist in advance of his time, brought serious charges against (Rev. Parsons) for violating the divine law and holding men and women in bondage of slavery."
Owner of shoe factory.
Nine children by first wife
More About Benjamin Coleman and Sarah Stickney:
Marriage: Oct 26, 17781
Children of Benjamin Coleman and Ann Brown are:
- +John Coleman, b. May 12, 1744, d. Sep 22, 1823, Vassalboro, ME.