Jennie Belle Woodruff (1873-1955) & Charles Clarence Coleman (1877-1953)

As promised in my July 25 post, I am adding some more Coleman family photos to this blog. Jennie Belle Woodruff Coleman was the daughter of William Earl Woodruff & Wealthy Ann Angus. Jennie was the oldest of six children, all daughters. I have posted photos of the sisters previously. For those images, click here, and here.

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Doctor’s bill for delivering Jennie Belle Woodruff (from our family archives)

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Baby Jennie Belle Woodruff, eldest of six daughters of William Earl Woodruff and Wealthy Ann Angus Woodruff; born 24 November 1873 in Elizabeth, NJ.

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Jennie Belle Woodruff, undated, but probably ca 1875/6; love her ‘Glum Plum’ expression; perhaps, it was nap time and crankiness was setting in

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Jennie Belle Woodruff holding tulips, undated, on occasion of graduation, ca. 1891? Or engagement? In the case of the latter she would have been approx. 31 here (she married on 16 June 1904)

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I found what I believe is an image of Clarence as a young man (left); I’ve compared it to a photo of him in his early 40s, and I think there is a strong likeness.

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Jennie Belle Woodruff Coleman with daughter Jennie Belle (b. Oct 1914)

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Daughter Jennie Belle, ca. 1917

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Daughter Jennie Belle, circa 1919; she endured a lifelong struggle with distonia, a neurological movement disorder.

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The Coleman Family (Charles Clarence (‘C.C’) with wife Jennie Belle Woodruff and daughter Jennie Belle) – ca. 1922

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Daughter Jennie Belle Coleman, circa 1930; HS graduation?

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Daughter Jennie Belle Coleman; college graduation photo?; graduated with a degree in teaching; was a member of the DAR (her patriot was Hezekiah Hand, her paternal grandmother’s great-grandfather)

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Two articles: House burglary in 1914 and Clarence’s 1937 appointment to Commissioner

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Jennie Belle Woodruff Coleman, undated

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Jennie Belle Woodruff Coleman with Charles Clarence Coleman, undated (late 1940s/early 1950s?)

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Daughter Jennie Belle Coleman (left) – 1970s

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2 thoughts on “Jennie Belle Woodruff (1873-1955) & Charles Clarence Coleman (1877-1953)

  1. The doctor’s bill. Those were the days! 🙂 –Curt

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