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 1868.