Evaline (Love) Coleman May 1826 - December 13, 1912
Evaline (Love) Coleman's death certificate states that she was born in May of 1826 in Henry County, Tennessee. Evaline's father’s name was Robert Love and she was likely born into slavery. Evaline married a man named George Coleman and they had nine children together. Evaline and George moved to Missouri sometime before 1877. By 1910, George had died and Evaline was living just outside Ash Grove, in the household of her son James Coleman. Evaline died two years later on December 13, 1912 (Russell 2012). Evaline's death certificate states that on December 14, 1910, she was buried in Ash Grove, indicating burial in the Berry Cemetery.