|Relationship to me:||Great Great Great Great Grandfather||Gen -6||
|Father:||Edward Coleman||1722 - 1800|
|Brothers: (all younger)||Francis - m. Elizabeth Hayling 20 Aug 1792||1762 - 1830|
|John - m. Ann Tyler 6 Jul 1790||1765 - ????|
|George - m. Mary Price 14 Aug 1798||1770 - ????|
|Sisters:||Mary - m. Edward Woodhouse 24 Jun 1788||1768 - ????|
|Married:||Prudence Vaston - m. 27 May 1780 AND 3 Aug 1780 (by eloping to Edinburgh)|
|Children:||Thomas Bernard||1782 - 1818|
Information about William Coleman comes from John Coleman, a descendent of Thomas's brother Francis. John has his own Coleman website, click here for an automatic guest login.
Thomas marriage to Prudence Vaston followed an elopement the details of which are recorded in a delightful letter written to his father from Edinburgh on 5th June, nine days after their marriage. It appears that her family accepted the status quo by allowing a second marriage to take place in Yarpole, Herefordshire, a couple of months later.