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Docia Rebecca Jordon Cole
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1887
Coffee Springs
Geneva County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1979
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA

Docia Rebecca Jordan Cole was born to a large farming family in Shellman, GA in 1887. After she married Sam Dossey Cole in 1904, they eventually moved to the Dover, FL area. She was the mother of 11 children (Colia who died in early childhood, Vellan, Berlin, Foy, Malcolm, Neva, Bessie, Kathryn, unnamed stillborn boy, Dorothy, and Betty Jean who also died in early childhood). She was not a woman of many words, but she had a heart of gold, worked hard for her family and had a green thumb. She loved flowers and gardening. She died at the age of 93, leaving many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  
 
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 Parents:
  James Fletcher Jordan (1856 - 1936)
  Laura Rebecca Bell Jordan (1863 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Sam Dossey Cole (1886 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Colie Cole (1905 - 1906)*
  Conrad Berlin Cole (1907 - 1968)*
  Vellan Beatrice Cole Harrell (1909 - 2007)*
  James Malcolm Cole (1911 - 1999)*
  Foy Regina Cole Gant (1912 - 2000)*
  Neva May Cole Lawson (1914 - 1999)*
  Bessie Ruth Cole Williamson (1919 - 1999)*
  Sarah Catherine Cole Longan (1922 - 1989)*
  Baby boy Cole (1926 - 1926)*
  Betty Jean Cole (1933 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  John A Jordan (1879 - 1945)*
  Ethel Jordan Lay (1881 - 1919)*
  Fletcher H. Jordan (1883 - 1969)*
  Docia Rebecca Jordon Cole (1887 - 1979)
  George Gilliam Jordan (1888 - 1961)*
  Willie Van Jordan (1892 - 1974)*
  Leon Mathis Jordan (1895 - 1974)*
  Charles Conway Jordan (1899 - 1991)*
  Annie R Milton (1902 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery
Brandon
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 27.93727, -82.32214
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Mar 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13575075
Docia Rebecca <i>Jordon</i> Cole
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Docia Rebecca <i>Jordon</i> Cole
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Docia Rebecca <i>Jordon</i> Cole
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Loved and missed all these years later.
- Michael Lehtola
 Added: Mar. 9, 2006
 
 
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