Coleman G. Waller (1802-1891)

Submitted by Kristy Stevens

1830    Coleman Waller is listed in the Charlotte Co., Va. census on page 207.

1832    Coleman Waller bought 44 acres from the Land Office on Dec. 27, 1832.  The deed can be found in Lawrence Co., OH Deed Book 7, p. 191.  The land is in sec.33, twp. 3, range 17 (Perry twp).

1838    Coleman Waller bought 87.2 acres from the Land Office on July 28, 1838.  The deed can be found at the land office in Chillicothe, OH.  The land is in sec. 33, twp. 3, range 17, and connects to the above land.

1840    Lawrence Co., OH census, p. 10 listed as:

Waller, Coleman-        

males                females category/birthyears

0                      1                      <5=1835-1840

2                      0                      5-10=1830-1835

0                      3                      10-15=1825-1830

1                      0                      15-20=1820-1825

0                      0                      20-30=1810-1820

1                      1                      30-40=1800-1810

1850     Lawrence Co., OH census, Perry twp., p. 374 listed as

Wallard, Coleman-48  Va

            Nancy-53  Va

            Baker-18  Va

Polly, Douglass-17  Ky

Neal, Limion-5  Oh

Next door is his son     

Waller, Wm.-25  Va

            Catherine-24  Oh

            Almira-5  Oh

            Geo.-8/12  Oh

Next door is:   

Keys, George

1851    Coleman Waller bought 5 acres from Thomas W. Biggins on Jan. 15, 1851 for $60.  This deed can be found in Lawrence Co., OH, Deed Book 13, p. 88.  The land is in sec. 27, twp. 2, range 17.

1851    Coleman Waller sold the above 5 acres to Joseph Davidson on July 1, 1851 for $60.  This deed can be found in Deed Book 13, p. 422.

1860    Lawrence Co., OH census, Perry twp., p. 7, listed as: Waller, Coleman-57  Va            Nancy-62  Va

Simmons, Mahala L.-18  Oh

Neal, Levina-15  Oh

Brammer, Nancy A.-4  Oh

2 houses away is:         

Waller, Wm.-35  Va

            Katherine-38  Oh

            Geo.-10  Oh

            Susan E?-8  Oh

            Adeline-6  Oh

            Coleman G.-4

            Nancy- 2  Oh

            Almeda-14  Oh

1870    Lawrence Co., OH census, Perry twp., listed as:

Waller, Coleman-66  Va

            Nancy-74  Va

            Coleman-13  Va

Brammer, Nancy-15  Va

7 houses away is:         

Waller, Wm.-45  Va

            Eliza-21  Oh

            Geo.-21  Oh

            Adeline-17  Oh

            Coleman-14  Oh

            Nancy-13  Oh

            Wm.-10  Oh

            Baker-4  Oh

            Chas.-2  Oh

1880    Lawrence Co., OH census, Perry twp., p. 269, listed as: Waller, Coleman G.-77 “Rhematism”

                Nancy-81 “Bedridden”

1882 Hardesty Book Biography on Coleman G. Waller:

Coleman G. Waller—was born in Lunnenberg county, Virginia, October 4, 1802.  His father, William Waller, died 1802, and his mother Elizabeth (Lambert) Waller, is also deceased.  Mr. Waller has been twice married.  His first wife was Nancy O. K., daughter of William and Mason (Biggs) Williams.  She was born January 14, 1798, and their marriage took place in 1824, and she died February 2, 1881.  The following are their children:  William G., born July 28, 1825, resides in Lawrence county, Ohio;  Margaret A., December 9, 1826, died March 29, 1858;  Elizabeth L., August 27, 1828, resides in this county; Susan P., April 26, 1830, died July 30, 1857; Coleman B. B., January 5, 1832, killed in 1864; John C., 1834, died in 1841; Nancy, 1835, died in 1841.  Mr. Waller’s second wife is Mary E. Adkins.  She was born in Pike county,Kentucky, February 21, 1850, and they were married in this county July 6, 1881.  Her parents are Lewis and Sarah Adkins, who settled in this county in 1862.  Mr. Waller has held several public offices.  He had two sons in the late war.  William G. enlisted in 1861 and served to the close of the war.  He was wounded at the battle of Dublin Depot, Virginia.  Coleman B. B. enlisted in 1862 in the 5th Virginia Volunteer Infantry and was killed in the battle of Lynchburg in 1864.  He was orderly sergeant of his company.  Mr. Waller is a farmer of Perry township.  He came to this county in 1832.  His address is Rock Camp, Lawrence county, Ohio.

Note:  Also included in this book are maps of each township that shows what land was owned in 1887, by whom.  C. G. Waller can be found on the Perry twp map, as well as the Fayette twp map.  There are 3 biographies in this book that cover a few of his children.  They are William G. Waller, George W. Keys (husband of Elizabeth Lambert Waller), and Robert C. Brammer (husband of Susan P. Waller).  All 3 of these children are listed as being born in Charlotte Co., Va., although Wm. G. Waller’’ discharge paper states that he was born in Cabell Co., Va.

1888    Coleman G. Waller’s will dated June 14, 1888; turned in on April 24, 1891 can be found in Lawrence Co. Will Book 3, pgs. 507-511.  The will and next of kin list, mentions his widow Elizabeth and the following children:  son, Wm. G. Waller; dau. Elizabeth Keys; son, Coleman G. Waller, Jr.; son, George S. Waller; dau. Nancy Waller; decd. dau. Margaret A. Dilley and decd. husband Luke Dilley; decd. son Coleman B. Waller and his wife Penina;  decd. dau. and husband R. C. Brammer;  and the following grandkids:  Susan J. Hackworth, George Dilley, James Dilley, Merriby Allen, Margaret Morgan, Elizabeth Humphreys, Wm. H. Waller, James K. Brammer, Harrison Brammer.

1891    Coleman G. Waller died at noon on April 10, 1891.   He had an obituary in the Ironton Register.   He is buried in Brammer Cemetery in Perry twp. with his first wife, Nancy.