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, when heir daughter Maggie. By 1910, George had died and Evaline was living just outside Ash Grove, in the household of her son James Coleman. Evaline died just two years later, on December 13, 1912 (Russell 2012). Evaline's death certificate states that on eEcember 14, 1910, she was buried in Ash Grove, which necessarily refers to the Berry Cemetery.