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Mary Hasseltine Cole Tope
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1875
Moundridge
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1958
Moundridge
McPherson County
Kansas, USA

The Cole's oldest daughter, Mary Hasseltine, was born in September of 1875, and was the first white child born in the area. Other children born into the family were Nola, Zetta, James and Tina. Thornton died at the age of 58 on March 13, 1909. Drusilla died on February 8, 1918 at the age of 71.

Mary Cole married Charles Newcom in June of 1897. Their oldest child, Grace, was born in 1898. Two sons died in infancy. Grace's sister, Susan was born in 1902. After Grace's parents were divorced, Grace and Susan lived with their grandparents. Their mother, Mary married Andrew Tope and had a daughter, Aureta.

Grace and Herbert Kutnink were married in January of 1920. They set up housekeeping, in the original Cole home. Grace's mother moved back into her parental home at the same time and lived with them for 38 years until her death at 83 years old in November 1958.

Herbert died on July 27, 1979 and Grace continued to live in the house until a few months before her death at 94 years old on May 9, 1992.

- Moundridge Historical Association -

Wife of Andrew A. Tope (1863 - 1911)
Wife of Charles H. Newcom (1878 - ????)

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thornton Churchill James Cole (1851 - 1909)
  Drusilla Showalter Cole (1847 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Grace Bryan Newcom Kutnick (1898 - 1992)*
  Uril R. Newcom (1899 - 1899)*
  John J. Newcom (1901 - 1901)*
  Susan Elvina Resmussen Newcom (1902 - 1940)*
  Verna Aureta Tope Jenkins (1908 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ella Martha Bryant Jackson (1868 - 1966)**
  Mary Haseltine Cole Newcom (1875 - 1958)*
  Mary Hasseltine Cole Tope (1875 - 1958)
  Nola Drusilla Cole Gettle (1877 - 1958)*
  Zettie Ethel Cole Cassler (1881 - 1962)*
  Tina Edyth Parry Kroll (1887 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mound Township Cemetery
Moundridge
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Arnold L. Corkins
Originally Created by: sing68
Record added: May 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27198428
Mary Hasseltine <i>Cole</i> Tope
Added by: Arnold L. Corkins
 
Mary Hasseltine <i>Cole</i> Tope
Added by: sing68
 
Mary Hasseltine <i>Cole</i> Tope
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- Arnold L. Corkins
 Added: Feb. 21, 2014
 
 
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