Michael (Malcolm) Coleman

b. circa 1740, d. February 1793

Note*Michael (Malcolm) Coleman
Of Scottish descent; In American Revolution, Bedford County, PA Militia, mustering out in 1780; lived on the West branch of the Susquehanna River, thence to the mouth of Spruce Creek, in the Juniata River Valley. In 1770, went to what is now Logan Twp, near where Altoona, PA is located today. With brother, Thomas, was an Indian Fighter. Did Garrison duty for Fort Pitt, Fort Henry, and Fort Harmar before coming to Belleville, Wood Co, (W)V, where he also did garrison duty for Fort Belleville. Killed by the Indians while on a hunting excursion to provide food for the Fort. 
Marriage*He married Margarett (?)
Birth*Michael (Malcolm) Coleman was born circa 1740 at Carlisle, Cumberland County, PA. 
Milit-Beg*He began military service in 1780 at American Revolution Militia, Bedford County, PA. 
Death*He died in February 1793 at Cottageville, Jackson County, WV. 
Burial*He was buried in February 1793 at Fort Belleville, Belleville, Wood, WV. 


Margarett (?) b. unknown, d. unknown

Last Edited17 Apr 2009