Santa Cruz County History - People

Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson


Santa Cruz Sentinel (March 4, 1927)

DIED: COLMAN- at Twin Lakes, March 3 1927, Nathaniel Colman aged 93 years

Aged Resident Passes Away

Dr. Nathaniel R. Colman, a 94 year old Civil War veteran and surgeon, passed away suddenly from heart failure yesterday at 3:34 Am. at the home of near relatives on Fifth street Twin Lakes.

The remains were forwarded from C.C. Chase Mortuary to Los Gatos for interment Friday.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (March 8, 1927)

Funeral Rites For W.R. Colman

The funeral services over Nathaniel R. Colman, who died at Twin Lakes, were held on Saturday afternoon at Los Gatos, at the Presbyterian Church, the pastor Rev. Mr. Wintler, officiating. The burial was at the Los Gatos cemetery.

He was 93 years of age, and native of Maine, and a member of E.O.C. Ord., No. 82 G.A.R.

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