ID # 133, (1847-1932)
|Father||Daniel Coleman (1816-1865)|
|Mother||Mary Able (1815-1879)|
|Birth||Wesley Coleman was born on 15 November 1847 at Troy, Ontario.|
|Marriage||He married Margaret Cunningham on 15 November 1882 at Hamilton, Ontario; Mrge reg. 012630-82 Hamilton, Wentworth County|
Wesley Coleman, 34, bachelor, farmer, born Canada, residing Troy, Methodist. Parents Daniel and Mary Coleman.
Margaret Cunningham, 21, spinster, born Canada, residing Dunnville, Methodist. Parents John and Margaret Cunningham.
On 15 November 1882 at Hamilton, by J.S. Williamson.
Witnesses F.W. Bearman and S.A. Bearman, both of Hamilton.
|Death||He died on 29 June 1932 at Hamilton at age 84.|
|Burial||He was buried on 1 July 1932 at Troy Cemetery.|
|Note||Wes Coleman was a supporter of the Liberals. His brother George was a Conservative.|
This story was told by Vera Coleman who was present at the time of the exchange.
One day they got into a heated argument and neither was making headway. Finally George said in exasperation, 'Damn it, Wes, if a pig were running for the Liberals you'd vote for him!' Wes's response was, 'Damn right!'
Death reg. 037456-32 Hamilton, Wentworth Co.
Wesley Coleman died June 29, 1932. Place of death as well as residence 18 Locke St. South, Hamilton. Widowed. Born Troy Nov. 15, 1847. Age 85. At place of death 6 years, in province life. Parents Daniel Coleman and Mary Abel, both born Troy(?) Informant Thos. S. Coleman 18 Lock St. S., son. Burial July 1, 1932, at Troy.
Wesley's father, Daniel Coleman, was likely born in Beverly, in in the Troy area or near Copetown. Mary Abel was more likely born in Trafalgar Township, though this isn't certain.
Child of Wesley Coleman and Margaret Cunningham
|Last Edited||10 Aug 2016|