Biographical Sketch of W. F. Cole

W. F. COLE was born in Todd County, Ky., January 1, 1856, and is a son of Samuel and Sarah A. (Day) Cole, both natives of Virginia, and were of English descent respectively. Samuel Cole was born in 1811 in Virginia, where he was reared and educated, his father being a teacher. On emigrating to



Cole, Billy Brent – Obituary

Billy Brent Cole, 72, of McMinnville, a former Baker City resident, died June 21, 2009, at his home after a short battle with cancer, with his family at his side. A service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday at Macy & Sons in McMinnville. He was born on Sept 23, 1936, at Mound Valley, Kan.,



Biographical Sketch of Richard Cole

Richard Cole, farmer; P. O. Oakland; born in Putnam Co., Ind., Dec. 8, 1835, where he attended school during winter and engaged in farming until 1871, when he emigrated to Illinois and located upon his present place, where he has since continued to live. Upon his arrival here, he purchased 160 acres of land, mostly



Biography of Samuel D. Cole

When the history of Wallowa County is written, the names of the pioneers are first, when the history of our nation is written let the names of those who fought her battles appear first. In both of these commendable positions appears the gentleman whose name heads this paragraph, and it is with especial (sic) pride



Biography of John M. Cole

John M. Cole, a well-known farmer and real estate speculator of Plainfield, was born here, August 3, 1836, son of Daniel and Lucinda (Bryant) Cole. The Cole family is of German origin. The great-grandfather of John M. was Ebenezer Cole. The grandfather, Daniel Cole, was one of the prosperous farmers of Plainfield in his day,



Biographical Sketch of T. U. Cole

In the life of this man, up to date, is afforded an example to the youth of this country. Of course all of them cannot be bank cashiers, as is the case with him, but in whatever position in life, fate or circumstances may place them, by an observance of the traits of character which



Dan Wheeler Cole

9. DAN WHEELER5 COLE (Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. in Plainfield Jan. 18, 1826; m. April 2, 1849, Philena A. Spencer of Plainfield, dau. of Archibald Spencer, b. in 1826 and d. Jan. 23, 1892. They came to Cornish in 1850 and settled on the Thomas Ayers place where they lived many years and then



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



John Murray Cole

10. JOHN MURRAY5 COLE (Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Aug. 3, 1836; m. May 5, 1860, Jane M. Bugbee. dau. of George and Eunice (Lamphire) Bugbee, b. Dec. 27, 1836. Have lived several years in Cornish and then rem. to Plainfield. A successful farmer. He d. in Lebanon Nov. 30, 1907. Children:     i. GEORGE,



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



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