Rev. Coleman Carlisle

August 15, 1770 - November 18, 1824
Laurens, South Carolina

Coleman Carlisle was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina in 1770 to Robert and Sarah (Coleman)
Carlisle.  Robert and Sarah were married January 5, 1763 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.
Robert's 1786 Will lists his wife Sarah and four daughters, Susanah, Mary Anne, Sarah and Rhoda.  It also
lists three sons, Simon, Edwin and Coleman. The Will is registered in the Edgecombe County Court House.

Coleman married three times.  On Christmas Eve in 1792, when he was twenty-two years age, he married
Hannah Thompson Glenn. She was of the family of South Carolina Governor James Glenn.  Coleman and
Hannah were married eighteen years and she bore him eight children.  Hannah was born March 14, 1771
and died October 24, 1811.
Children of Coleman and Hannah Carlisle:
Martha Bowkers Carlisle    b. Sept. 22, 1794, d. Aug. 23, 1821,  m. Oct. 9, 1819 Ephraim Tinder
Lucy Glenn Carlisle      b. Sept. 14, 1796, d. Nov. 30, 1815,    m. May 26, 1815  William Watersby Warwick.
She died 5 months after her marriage.
Elizabeth Bowles Carlisle    b. Apr. 23, 1799,  d. ??   m. Dec. 19, 1819  John Abel.  Rev. John L. Abel
died April 23, 1846 in the 54th year of his age. They moved to Hardin Co., Tenn., 1831; licensed to preach
in Methodist Church, 1828.
James Glenn Carlisle   b. Sept. 20, 1801,  d. Oct. 9, 1883,   m. Sept. 9, 1824  Nancy H. Selby
Thomas Anderson Carlisle    b. Aug. 27, 1803,   d. Dec. 7, 1881,  m. Jan. 10, 1830  Kittie P.F. Teagle 
Gideon Newton Carlisle   b. Apr. 26, 1806  d. ??
Sarah Hill Carlisle   b. Jun. 17, 1808,  d. ??  m. Dec. 26, 1826  Rev. James Abell
John Dougherty Carlisle  b. Aug. 9, 1810   d. June 30, 1812

On May 4, 1813 Coleman married Joanna Lewis Brown.  Joanna was born May 4, 1786.
Children of Coleman and Joanna:
Eliza Lewis Carlisle   b. Feb. 9, 1814   d.  ??
Peter Coleman Brown Carlisle  b. Feb. 4, 1816   d. Apr. 20, 1817  of  the hives
Joanna Lucinda Carlisle   b. Feb. 13, 1818   d.  ??
William Henry Carlisle   b.  Dec. 30, 1819   d. ??

On May 30, 1822  Coleman married Sarah Holland Leake. They had no children together.  Coleman died
two years later in 1824, at the age of 54.  Coleman is buried in the Salam Graveyard in Laurens County, SC.
There are several papers dealing with the settlement of his estate.  One is a listing for debts paid.  John
Gable was paid $5.00 for making the coffin.  Burial expenses were listed as $5.25.

Sarah was the widow of John Leake. Sarah's mother Jane Adair b: May 30, 1765 in Laurens Co, S. Carolina
d: July 25, 1830. Jane married Thomas Holland b: Feb. 12, 1762 d: Oct. 3, 1815  Thomas and Jane had seven children. Thomas' father was Rizin Holland.

Sarah Holland Leake Carlisle, was born 8 March, 1783 in Caswell Co N.C. In the late 1830's or early
1840's Sarah migrated to what is now Bartow Co Ga. She died in 1859 and is buried in the Oak Hill
Cemetery, Bartow Co. with her brother and other members of that family.

Other Links of Interest

 Robert and Coleman Carlisle's Last Will and Testaments

 Early Methodism in the Carolinas

 Rev. Joseph Travis remembers Coleman Carlisle

Family Graves

R. C. Carlisle, Civil War Doctor

Did You Know?...Interesting Family Facts

Who Is This? Thomas or Jimmie?

Descendants of Robert Coleman of Nansemond County Virginia 1684-1930

The Renwick and Toland Families

Carlisle Genealogy Information by Robb Ouzts

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Suzanne Carlisle Vick

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