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James Cole, Sr
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Birth: May 18, 1812
Russell County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1859
Madison County
Arkansas, USA

Siblings of James Sr. or children of John & Isabel:
1) Samuel Cole, b. 30th of October 1803;
2) Sarah Cole, b. 12th of January 1805;
3) John Cole, b. 14th of April 1808 and
4) James 18th of May 1812
All 4 were born in Russell County, Virginia.
James Sr., was the s/o John Cole and Isabel Montgomery. John is the earliest known Cole ancestor. No date of birth or where, no parents known? He was a Soldier of the War of 1812, so his date of death is known. Isabel applied for a widow's pension and she had to prove their wedding date, & the number of children and their dates of birth. They were married in Russell Co, VA., on the 24th of December 1802, by a J.P., named James Gibson.

On the 12th of September 1813, John Cole & other young men of Russell County, volunteered for 6 months in the army. They were marched from Dickensonville to Norfolk, a distance of 520 miles. Arriving at Norfolk 15th of Oct 1813, where they served their 6 months, in the 4th Regiment of the VA. Militia. Discharged on the 12th of March 1814, they were anxious to head for home, but John was ill, & on March 17th 1814, he died in the hospital at Norfork of "the fever," (Typhoid), which was contracted before March 14th, his date of discharge.
Source: "A Montgomery - Cole Record," compiled and printed 1994, by Marian Carter Ledgerwood. She descends from Elizabeth Cole Shumate.
Family links: 
  Edith Jane Montgomery Cole (1815 - 1880)*
  James Cole (1855 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Bud Patrick Millcreek Cemetery
Madison County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: SuzyQ
Record added: Feb 09, 2010
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James Cole, Sr
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 Added: Feb. 9, 2010

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