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Sunday, November 22, 2009

Obituary, Major Henry A. Coleman

Carroll Free Press, 31 October 1890, Carrollton, Georgia


Major Henry A. Coleman died at the residence of his son, Mr. James Coleman, near this place, at 2 o'clock on last Monday evening.
About four years ago Mr. Coleman had a stroke of paralysis by which his health was seriously impaired. Thursday of last week he had another stroke from which he never rallied.
Major Coleman was 77 years of age at the time of his death. He was born in Putnam county, but was principally raised in DeKalb. He moved to Carroll in 1856 and has been a prominent citizen of this county since then.
The deceased was a member of the Baptist church and also of the Masonic fraternity. He was buried at Bethel church in the sixth district, the Rev. Mr. Coalson of Temple officiating at the funeral.
Mr. Coleman leaves nine living children among whom are Mr. James Coleman of this place and Captain W.A. Coleman of Lowell district.