The Colemans of California

A Family History Focusing On the Lives of John Crisp Coleman, Edward Coleman & Persis Sibley Coleman


285 pages, 6 x 9", hardcover, acid free paper, illustrated, photographs, indexed

This limited edition book is a narrative history of the Coleman family from the time of John Crisp Coleman's birth in England in 1823 until his death in San Francisco in 1919. Based on letters, photos, and an "autobiography," it covers a variety of topics, including emigration from England, the gold rush, the mining industry, railroad construction, development of utilities, the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, education, politics, and all aspects of the life of an interesting and dynamic family during the Victorian era.

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Other families are: Coleman, Holden, Jennings, Miller, Noble, Sibley, Williams, Zane and more.

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