Wiley W. Todd: Birth: ABT 1830. Death: ABT 1854
Note: (Research):Could poss. be the Charlotte below? Name: Willis COLEMAN Sex: M Birth: BET. 1775 - 1780 Death: ABT. MAR 1832 in Putnam, GA Note: Willis COLEMAN died testate in Putnam Co. GA; will dated 1822,proved 1832. Marriage 1 Millie\Mildred CHAPMAN b: ABT. 1790 in SC/VA Married: 30 NOV 1809 Children Wiley W. COLEMAN b: ABT. 1810 Charlotte T. COLEMAN b: ABT. 1812 Matilda F. COLEMAN b: ABT. 1814 Missouri Walton COLEMAN b: ABT. 1816 William Powell COLEMAN b: 11 FEB 1821 in Baldwin, GA Frances M. COLEMAN b: ABT. 1822 in Baldwin, GA Nancy Caroline COLEMAN b: ABT. 1827 in Putnam, GA John T. COLEMAN b: ABT. 1828 in Putnam, GA 1830 census finds Willis's family in Putnam co. Capt Jn. Bekafhesis dist (could not make out spelling of name, this is a guess) Males in family 1 (50-60) 1 in to 5; 1 in (5-10). girls 1 in (40-50) , 1 in to 5, 1 in (5-10), 1in (10-15). Wiley and William=boys, three girls+ Charlotte, Matilda and Mazoury) These are the children's names listed in his will. They match thenumber of children in the above census. His will was in court 1832. Baldwin Co census 1820 for Willis Coleman: male 1 under 10, 1 age 26to 45, female: 3 females under 10, one female over forty five. Mildred's age is correct in 1830 but wrong in 1920. I think this is an error. In 1920 he had one son (under 10), and three daughters (under10). compare to 1830 census: He added two young sons, but one son who would be teenager is missing. Added two young daughters, has one in 10-15who could be from first census. Leaves two daughters who would be in teens unaccounted for. For a total of 8 children. Wiley, Missouri, Charlotte, & Matilda must all be children on first census. In 1820 Wiley is not in the home, William Powell b. 1821 is one added son, John b. 1821 must be other. This accounts for all males. Add Nancy b. c1827, and Frances b c.1822 . These two fit the 1830 ages for two girls, Two girls who are now teens are out of the home. Leaves one at home in the 10-15 bracket. All this fits. But why are two youngest daughters and one son not mentioned in will? He even names, my five children. In 1840 we see these three children plus William Powell, still with Milly, now in Muscogee Co. Ga. (William marries in Muscogeein 1842). Will of Willis Coleman " In the name of God Amen. I Willis Coleman of the County of Baldwin, being sick and week in body but in perfectsound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in form and manner and following. 1st. I recomment my soul to God and for my body to be buried in a Christian like manner. 2nd I will that all my just debts be paid out of my Estate. 3. I will and bequeath unto my beloved wife Milly Coleman all myestate both real and professional during her natural life. siz. one hundredone and fourth acres of land in Baldwin County where on I know live andfour hundred and ninety acres in Irwin County and I also will that mybeloved wife shall have the priviledge to sell the land, and make a good and lawful tithes at her disposition. I also will and bequeath to mybeloved wife my nine Negroes named as follows Patey, Emily, Bird and Josiah, Amey, Betsy, and Mary, Maklin and Simon, with all and singular, myhorses and stock of all kinds, Household and kitchen furniture during her natural life and after her death to be equally divided among mybeloved children. viz. Wiley W. Coleman and Charlotte T. Coleman and MatildaT. Coleman and Mazousy W. Coleman and William P. Coleman and I will thatmy wife shall school and raise my fine children out of my Estate and asmy children become of age. I will that my beloved wife or executor shall pay them of their equal part of my estate, and I do further constitute nominate and appoint as my lawful Executor my beloved wife MillyColeman and my friend Ambrose Chapman (this is Milly's brother), to transactand dispose of my estate agreable to their ....will given under my handand ...this 2nd day of January Eighteenhundred and twenty two, Signed in front of Milly Coleman Robert Miles (?) John Miles. " Willis Coleman's will cont. Georgia Putnam co. Personally appraised in open Court. ...April 2, 1832.
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