Daniel Coleman was born circa 1693 in King & Queen Co., VA. (or King William Co., VA. ?? ) the son of Daniel Coleman and unknown wife. He died before 22 Jan. 1770 in Cumberland Co., VA. (Will probate date); he married Patience Elliott.
Daniel Coleman was in King William Co. as early as 1719. In 1745, he moved to Goochland Co. a part of which became Cumberland Co. in 1749. On 10 Feb 1719: John Hubbard Jr. was granted 250 acres in King William Co. on the south side of the Mattaponi River and on the north side of the South River adjacent Daniel Coleman, Jr., and nigh John Madison, Jr. (Cavaliers & Pioneers, Vol. 3, p. 219)
On 9 Jul 1724, Daniel Coleman of King William Co. was granted 400 acres of land on the south side of South River in King William Co. \(Land Pat. Bk. 12, p. 48). This land was adjacent �his own land�, Mr. Thomas Walker, William Richeson and James Taylor.
On the same date, 9 Jul 1724, Daniel Coleman of King William Co. was granted 344 acres of land in King William Co. \(Pat. Bk. 12, p. 49) adjacent his own land, John Rogers and Thomas Walker.
On 28 May 1745, William Holladay conveyed 400 acres of land in Goochland Co. to Daniel Coleman of King William Co. \(Deed Bk. 5, p. 15, Goochland Co. VA Records\). This tract was in that part of Goochland that became Cumberland Co. in 1749. Daniel remained in Cumberland Co. until his death. \(Daniel paid L75 for the 400 acres which were on Bear Creek, a branch of the Willis River.)
Executors named in his Will were son Daniel, grandson William and son-in-law Nathan Glen \(Will Bk. 2, p. 4, Cumberland Co. VA Records\). He devised his home place, 300 acres, to grandson William Coleman and lands which he owned in Halifax Co. to grandson Gideon Edwards. The remainder of his property was directed to be divided among nine of his children.
Patience Elliot Colemans Will was dated 18 Jul 1771 and proved on 26 Aug 1771 in Cumberland Co. Wit: George Barker, John Chatten, Rebekah Barker. Patience mentioned in her will sons Daniel and James, daughters Lucy Glenn, Mary Sims, Ann Glenn, Grizzell Edwards, grandson William Coleman, son of "my son Thomas", son Thomas L10, grandson Gideon Edwards and 20 shillings to grandsons Daniel, Guilelmus and Parmenus "sons of my son Thomas", granddaughter Patience Terry Sims and great-grandson Elliott G. Coleman.
The children of Daniel Coleman and Patience Elliott were:
01. Daniel Coleman
02. James Coleman
03. Lucy Coleman married 24 May 1756 Cumberland Co. VA. to Nathaniel Glenn (per Daniel Coleman's 1763 Cumberland Co. VA. will)
04. Mary Coleman married Matthew Sims (per Daniel Coleman's 1763 Cumberland Co. VA. will)
05. Ann Coleman married a Nehemiah Glenn (per Daniel Coleman's 1763 Cumberland Co. VA. will)
06. Grizzell Coleman married 27 Mar 1750 William Edwards in Cumberland Co., VA.
07. Thomas Coleman
08. Sarah Coleman married a Guttery (sp ?) (per Daniel Coleman's 1763 Cumberland Co. VA. will)
09. Judith Coleman married a Turner (per Daniel Coleman's 1763 Cumberland Co. VA. will)
 Mobjack Bay Coleman's
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