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Thomas Coburn

4. THOMAS2 COBURN (Asa1) was b. Sept. 9. 1790; m. Feb. 11, 1817, Almira Stone of Cornish, dau. of Dea. Josiah and Hannah (Weld) Stone, b. Sept. 2. 1792, and d. Jan. 6. 1869. They lived in Potsdam, N. Y. Children: i. HORATIO NEWTON. b. Oct. 19, 1817: d. May 24, 1820. ii. HIRAM BREWSTER, b. April 3, 1819. iii. MARTHA ALMIRA, b. Nov. 7, 1820. iv. SARAH JOANNA, b. July 22,...

Willis G. Cole

12. WILLIS G.6 COLE (Geo. L.5, Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Nov. 21. 1848; m. first, June 9, 1870, Julia Almira Huggins of Cornish, dau. of Geo. W. and Paulina (Pryor) Huggins, b. Oct. 11, 1846, and d. March 11. 1880; m. second, June 29, 1880, Nizaula Bixby of Windsor. Lives on the homestead of his father. Children by Julia A. Huggins:     i. FRANK C., b. June 2, 1871; m. Dec. 11, 1894, Jennie M. Hicks of Claremont.     ii. EDITH MAY, b. Dec. 14, 1876; m. July 28, 1897, Clayton L. Bartlett of Cornish. Children by Nizaula Bixby:     iii. ELMER ELLSWORTH, b. Feb. 2S, 1882; m. -, Annie Foley. First child b. Nov. 30, 1902. 2. Annie K., b. March 12. 1905. 3. Francis J., b. May 27,1908.     iv. FLOSSIE ETHEL, b. Jan. 15,...

Erastus O. Cole

ERASTUS O. COLE, b. Sept. 25, 1829, came to Cornish from So. Woodstock, Vt., in 1859. Entered the employ of Mrs. J. F. Sisson. then a wid., whom he m. in 1860. He was of no known relation to others of his name in town, except a brother who came later. He enlisted in the Civil War. (See record.) He d. Jan. 2S, 1896, on the Flat. Children, all b. in town:     i. MARY E., b. -; m. Feb. 27, 1886, Oliver A. Barton. One child: Russell, who d. Aug. 17, 1899. She m.     ii. ELMER E., b. , 1863; d. Oct. 1, 1867.     iii. Infant, b. and d. in...

Justus O. Cole

JUSTUS O. COLE, a brother of Erastus came to town soon after his brother was m. and settled on the farm, since known as the Dea. Raymond farm. He with his wife remained there a number of years and then returned to Vt. They had two or three children. Had one dau. b. in town Dec. 5, 1861. They lost an infant son in town who d. Aug. 5,...

John Cole

JOHN and JEMIMA COLE (pedigree unknown) lived in Cornish near the close of the 18th century. There is no trace of the family remaining on tombstone, or elsewhere, except the following list of children. The census of 1790 credits the family with three boys and one girl beside the parents. Children:     i. BETSEY, b. Sept. 18, 1783.     ii. JOHN, b. Jan. 8, 1785.     iii. EBENEZER, b. Nov. 23. 1786.     iv. GIDEON, b. Oct. 1, 1788.     v. ASA, b. Aug. 29, 1790.     vi. JUDITH, b. July 21....

Benjamin Cole

BENJAMIN and EUNICE (PIERCE) COLE were m. in Cornish Aug. 21, 1788. Their pedigree is unknown. They had the following children, b. in Cornish:     i. AMOS, b. June 26, 1789.     ii. POLLY, b. June 28, 1791.     iii. DANIEL, b. Feb. 8, 1793. The census of 1790 records one boy and one girl beside the parents. The above record fails to mention a dau. that was...

Ephraim Cole

1. EPHRAIM1 COLE was b. June 14,1688; m.-, Sarah . She d. July 27, 1799, aged 93. They had several children, Ebenezer2 being one of them. He was b. in 1732, and d. Nov. 2, 1808. He m. Elizabeth Wheeler, b. in 1730 and d. Feb. 27, 1814. Their children were: 2. i. DANIEL, b. Sept. 19, 1755. 3. ii. STEPHEN, b. –     iii. JOHN, b. -; m. Jan. 3, 1825, Lucy M. Pike of Cornish, dau. of Ebenezer and Salome (Marley) Pike. They lived in Morristown, Vt. One son, Jason Cole.     iv. ASA, b. -; m. , Sally Gerald (or Jirauld) who d. in 1832. He d. in...

Capt. Seth Cole

CAPT. SETH COLE was b. Feb. 4, 1825, in Warren, R. I. He was the son of Elijah and Mary (Esterbrooks) Cole. In 1843 when but 18 years of age he commenced seafaring, which occupation he followed through the remainder of his life, with the exception of five or six years. His first five years on the ocean were spent in the whaling business and the remainder in mercantile services. He first became shipmaster in 1850. During the Civil War his vessel was seized and burned near New Orleans; goods all confiscated and himself taken prisoner; taken to Richmond, Va., and put in Libby Prison, where he remained about a year, or until April, 1864, when he was exchanged for Fitz Hugh Lee, then a prisoner at Point Lookout. His family home had been for many years at Fall River, Mass., but they rem. to ‘Meriden, in 1857. In 1868 he purchased a farm and his family removed to Cornish where he spent three or four years, and then again betook himself to seafaring, until his death, Sept. 11, 1877, which occurred on his homeward passage from Calcutta. He was buried at sea. He had m. July 6, 1848, Maria L. Raynsford, b. March 7, 1825, dau. of David and Maria (Fitch) Raynsford. She d. April 14, 1885. Children:     i. MARY M., b. in Fall River Sept. 4, 1849; d. in Meriden, June 20, 1866. 2. ii. SETH RAYNSFORD, b. in Fall River, Feb. 11, 1851.     iii. LIZZIE M., b. in Meriden Aug. 6, 1857; m. Jan. 25, 1881, Frank D. Wiley. Had six children. (See Wiley.)...

Daniel Cole

2. DANIEL3 COLE (Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. in Plainfield, Conn., Sept. 19, 1755: m. Feb. 23, 1783, Edith Wilbur of R. I., b. June 15, 1760, and d. July 19, 1850. He served in the Revolutionary War, was in the battles of Trenton and Bemis Heights. Removed to Plainfield in 1784 where he d. June 20, 1842. Children, all b. in Plainfield:     i. ENOS, b. Sept. 18, 1784. 4. ii. STEPHEN, b. Oct. 17, 1787.     iii. WHEELER, b. Oct. 6, 1789; m. -, a Mr. Dyer. 5. iv. DANIEL, b. Dec. 16, 1792.     v. HANNAH, b. Feb. 28, 1795; m. Jan. 3. 1820, Josiah Spaulding. They lived in Piermont and had eight children.     vi. JOHN, b. July 4,...
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