To "E", or not to "E"

To "E", or not to "E"? Who put the E in Colman?

Reference sources regarding Thomas Colman, b. 1602, or his descendants, that show "Colman" without an "E".

- "History of Essex County, Massachusetts", J. W. Lewis & Co., Philadelphia, 1888

- "Ould Newbury", John J. Currier, Boston, 1896

- "History of Newburyport", John J. Currier, Newury, 1905

- Mass. Archives, Vol CXCVII p. 148

- Passenger list "the James", HM State Paper Office

-"Accounts of William Colman", WEB DuBois Library, Univ. Mass, Amherst

- "Complete lineage of the Sturges Families of Maine", Alonzo Walton Sturges, Lewistion, Me, 1900

- "A sketch of the history of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury from 1635 to 1845", Joshua Coffin, Boston, 1845

- "Reminiscenses of a Nonagenarian", Sarah Anna Emery, Newburyport, 1879

- Bronze plaque, Newbury, showing "First Settlers of Newbury"

Chris Colman ccoolman@netzero.net

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