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  • ID: I00271
  • Name: Coleman Read , .
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: /Reid\Read/
  • Birth: 2 DEC 1686 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
  • Death: 1 MAR 1746/47 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co. VA
  • Reference Number: AFN M4MN-W9
  • Note:
    (AFN: M4MN-W9); (AFN: L73H-VX.)
    6th Great Grandfather of James Scott
    Read, Coleman. Publication 26 May 1712. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311. Note Location: Westmoreland County. Description: 428 acres beg.g &c. standing a little above Whites Mill; thence &c. along the land of Gerrard Stutt to Herring Creek. Source: Northern Neck Grants Book No. 4, 1710-1712 , p. 88 (Reel 289). Part of the index to recorded copies of land grants issued by the agents of the Fairfax Proprietary between 1690 and 1781 and by the Commonwealth between 1786 and 1874. Original and recorded surveys are also indexed when available. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia. See this same property as dealt with under notes for father, Andrew Read. See also Virginia County Records, New Series, Volume I, 1913: Westmoreland County Proprietors' Deeds or Grants. Book No. 4. (Copy of this Land Grant held by James Scott.)

    3/1/1748 Westmoreland Co., Va., (probated 4/26/1748) naming son Richard, daughters Mary and Susannah, grandchildren Coleman Brown, Coleman Dunkin (Sp?), Ruth Asbury and Elizabeth Read. Also names a grandson Hutt. SOURCE: "Virginia Wills and Administrations -- 1632 to 1800," by Clayton Torrance, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., 1990; See Will in file, dtd 1 Mar 1747, proven 26 Apr 1748 (Westmoreland Co. Will Books & Deeds Book #11,1741l-1753, Reel 11, page 4-6) (FHL film 34,273)

    Coleman Read is listed in "Virginia in 1740 -- A Reconstructed Census," by T.L.C. Genealogy, P.O. Box 403369, Miami Beach, Fla., 33140-1369, copyright 1992, ISBN 1-886633-39-8 25.00. This compilation cites the "Westmoreland Co. Orders of 1739-1743" and also the "Westmoreland Co. Records, Inventories No 1, 1723-1746." Spouse* Coleman READ Birth* 02 Dec 1686Westmoreland Co., VA.
    Will* 01 Mar 1748Westmoreland Co., VA; Will names son Richard, daughters Mary and Susannah, grandchildren Coleman Brown, Coleman Dunkin, Ruth Asbury and Elizabeth Read. Also names a grandson Hutt (Westmoreland County Will Books,.) Death* bef 26 Apr 1748Westmoreland Co., VA.
    Probate* 26 Apr 1748Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.). Father* Andrew READ (1636-1697) Mother* Elizabeth COLEMAN (1640-1697). Transcribed copy of this will held by James Scott, provided by Jeannine Wright.

    Seven Children
    F Elizabeth READ
    Name-Marr: BROWN
    Birth* 17 Jun 1713Westmoreland Co., VA (Family Group Sheets of Donald
    Blincoe, Sr., 09 Apr 1999,2624 Columbine Dr. N.
    Jacksonville, FL 32211..).
    Marriage* __ ___ ____Thomas BROWN (1704- ), son of Thomas BROWN and Elizabeth
    Son: Coleman BROWN
    M Joseph READ
    Birth* 06 Feb 1715Westmoreland Co., VA.
    Daughter: cir __ ___ 1738Elizabeth READ; Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.).
    Daughter: cir __ ___ 1740Frances READ; Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.).
    Marriage* cir __ ___ 1742Barbara WALKER (1723-1785); Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.,
    Date and location.).
    Son: cir __ ___ 1744John READ; Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid., location.).
    Daughter: cir __ ___ 1745Ann READ; Westmoreland Co., VA (Family Group Sheets of
    Donald Blincoe, Sr., 09 Apr 1999,2624 Columbine Dr. N. Jacksonville, FL 32211..).
    Daughter: 20 Feb 1745Lettice READ; Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.).
    Son: cir __ ___ 1746Reuben READ; Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.).
    Son: cir __ ___ 1749Andrew READ; Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.).
    Will* 24 Nov 1761Loundoun Co., VA; Will names Wife Barbara, Sons Joseph,
    William, Thaddeus (sons of former wife), John, Reuben and
    Andrew. Daughters: Elizabeth, Frances, Lettice and Ann.
    Also names Mother as Ruth (J. Estelle King, Abstracts of
    Wills, Inventories and Administration Accounts of Loundoun
    County, Virginia, 1757-1800 (,Improved Edition;), Page 2.)
    Death* __ ___ 1762Loudoun Co., VA.
    M Richard READ
    Birth* cir __ ___ 1717Westmoreland Co., VA (Family Group Sheets of Donald
    Blincoe, Sr., 09 Apr 1999,2624 Columbine Dr. N.
    Jacksonville, FL 32211, location..).
    Death* aft __ ___ 1789
    Marriage* __ ___ ____Elizabeth UNKNOWN
    F Mary READ
    Birth* cir __ ___ 1719Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.).
    Death* 31 Mar 1772
    ?/F Susannah READ
    Name-Marr: DUNKIN (Sp?)
    Birth* cir __ ___ 1721Westmoreland Co., VA (Ibid.).
    Marriage* __ ___ ____Henry DUNKIN ( -1772)
    Son: Charles DUNKIN
    Son: George DUNKIN
    Son: Henry DUNKIN
    Son: Coleman DUNKIN
    Daughter: Frances DUNKIN
    (These family members track with the spelling "Duncan," which indicates the original writer may have erred. This appears to be our line, with the name Susannah possibly being correct rather than Helen Scott's indication in her records that the name was "Rebecca ?")
    F Ann READ
    Birth* __ ___ 1725Westmoreland Co., VA.
    Marriage* cir __ ___ 1745Thomas ASBURY (1725-1776), son of Thomas ASBURY and Anne
    Daughter: __ ___ 1750Susannah ASBURY
    Son: __ ___ 1755Richard ASBURY
    Son: 25 Jan 1757Thomas ASBURY; VA.
    Daughter: __ ___ 1759Ruth ASBURY; Richmond Co., VA.
    Son: __ ___ 1761Henry ASBURY
    Son: __ ___ 1763Coleman ASBURY
    Son: __ ___ 1767Joseph ASBURY
    Son: __ ___ 1771Francis ASBURY
    Son: __ ___ 1773John G. ASBURY
    Daughter: __ ___ 1775Ann ASBURY
    Death* __ ___ 1796Richmond Co., VA.
    ?/M Andrew READ
    Birth* cir __ ___ 1727
    Marriage* __ ___ ____Mary Ann HUTT
    Son: Joseph READ
    Printed on: 07 Nov 1999. Prepared by: Veda Bragg Mendoza, 1511 Faro Dr. #74, Austin, TX 78741-3239. ""

    From Westmoreland County Deeds and Wills
    D&W 11-4: 1 March 1747/8; Will of Coleman Read: To my son Joseph 100 acres of land; to son Richard after the death of my wife Ruth land whereon I live; daus. Mary, Susannah, Dina and Dorkas negroes; grandchildren Coleman Brown 1 negro, Coleman Dunkin when he comes of age 1 negro, Ruth Asberry 1 negro, Elizabeth Read 1 negro and grandson Hutt 1 negro boy. Wit. Willm. Fitzhugh, Wm. Spencer, Sam'l Carter, Andrew Thompson. Prob. 26 April 1748. (FHL film 34,273)

    D&W 6-384: 6 Sept. 1718, Coleman Read of Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., to Peter Dunkan and William Dunkan, for 4,000 lbs lawfull tobacco paid and secured to be paid, 200 acres near the branches of Nominy, part of patent for 400 acre grant to Wm. Overitt and George Brown on 22 March 1665, now sold by said George Brown to Andrew Read father of Coleman Read, 19 March 1669. Wit. George Nonterman?, William Synton. (FHL film 34,261) Early records in Westmoreland Co. indicate another branch of Duncans, involving a Peter Duncan. This is not our line. Coleman Read IS our line.

    Westmoreland Co. VA Deeds & Wills, Vol.8, 1723-1738
    8-250: 5? June? 1734, Peter (PD) Dunkin of Cople Parish to William (signed) Dunkin of same, - Coleman Read of same, plantor, by deed 6 Sept. 1718 sold to said Peter Dunkin and William Dunkin 200 acres on branches of Nomini formerly sold by George Brown to Andrew Read, father of said Coleman Read, but the said Peter Dunkin and William Dunkin having not as yet made actual division of the said land between them since the purchase thereof, now the said Peter and William have mutually agreed ... division of the said 200 acres - Peter have that part on the north side of a water course or branch commonly called John Baker and William Ramoyn? Spring branch, which said branch lies? between the said Peter and William respective dwellings; and William to have the part on the south side. Wit. William Calliss, John Brown, Danll. Nsals?. (FHL film 34,328)

    Coleman Read [Parents] was born on 2 Dec 1686. He died before 1 Mar 1748 in Westmoreland, Virginia. Coleman married Ruth Bragg on 1 Jul 1712. Bible records of Daniel Lewis published in the Genealogical Record, vol 22, no 2 June 1980, Persi codeTXGR. It states that Coleman Read ,son of Andrew Read and wife Elizabeth, was born 02 Dec 1686. He md Ruth Bragg 01 July 1712.
    Their dau, Elizabeth bn17June 1713 md a Thomas Brown. Thomas and Elizabeth had a dau Elizabeth who md John Lewis. They were the parents of Daniel Lewis. The records were recorded by Susan Lewis, Feb 1837.

    Bet. February 27, 1699/00 - April 30, 1701, Westmoreland Co., Petition for the administration of Andrew Read Jr's estate granted to Temperance White during the minority of Coleman Read and Coleman chooses his sister Temperance as his guardian.

    1740, Rent Roll of King George Co., Virginia.

    November 19, 1741, As the owner of an estate and legal freeholder, voted for Burgesses of the Colony of Virginia from Westmoreland Co.

    Father: Andrew Read , Sr., (Immigrant), . b: 1636 in Linkenholt, Faccombe, Hampshire, England c: 12 NOV 1636 in Faccombe, Hampshire, England
    Mother: Elizabeth Coleman , . b: ABT. 1640 in Richmond, VA

    Marriage 1 Ruth Bragg , . b: 2 MAY 1692 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co. VA
    • Married: 1 JUL 1712 in Loudoun Co., VA
    • Marriage Beginning Status: Single
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Read b: 17 JUN 1713 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
    2. Has No Children Nannie Read b: 1715
    3. Has Children Joseph Read b: 6 FEB 1714/15 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
    4. Has No Children Mary Read b: 24 SEP 1717 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
    5. Has No Children Ruth Read b: 1718
    6. Has Children Rebecca Bragg Read , . b: 7 JAN 1718/19 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
    7. Has Children Lettice Read b: 12 JAN 1720/21 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
    8. Has Children Anne Read b: 3 APR 1724 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
    9. Has No Children Richard Read b: 12 AUG 1726 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
    10. Has Children Susannah Read b: 1 NOV 1731 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
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