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Simeon W Cole, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1837
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1923
Olin
Jones County
Iowa, USA

THIRTY-FIRST INFANTRY - Company G

[Note.—This regiment was musterd out at Louisville, June 27, 1865.]

NAME ENLISTED DETAILS NOTES
Cole, Simeon W. Aug. 9, 1862

Simeon served as enlisted in Comp G, 31st Regiment of Iowa Infantry as a private - Aug 9, 1862
and was discharged as Sergeant in the war of the rebellion and served at least ninety days and was honorably discharged at Louisville, KY on the 27th day of June 1865.
On the 9th day of August, 1862 he with one hundred other valiant young men whom he drilled for service,he enlisted as a member of Company G, 31st Iowa Volunteers. During his long service he participated in twenty-four active engagements, and went with Sherman to the sea. And when the struggle had ended, and victory won, eighty-seven of the original one hundred had made the supreme sacrifice, and as one of the thirteen survivors he was mustered out on July 2, 1865
October, 1865, he married Miss Rebecca Jane Garrison. The young people commenced keeping house on the old farm at Pleasant Hill, where they resided until they retired in 1900, and moved to Olin.

Their union was blest with four children - Clara Bell Freeman, deceased; Nettie, now Mrs. Don L Glick; Oren, who died at the age of two years and Herbert G. Besides the daughter and son left surviving, there are seven grandchildren, and one aged brother. Fred Cole of Gardena, California, besides a host of relatives and friends who unite in sharing the sorrows occasioned by the passing of this good man.

Gravestone reading GAR - 1861 - 1865


 
 
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 Parents:
  Simeon Cole (1800 - 1888)
  Nancy Wakely Cole (1802 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebbecca Jane Garrison Cole (1842 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Belle Cole Freeman (1868 - 1910)*
  Sarah Lunettie Cole Glick (1871 - 1957)*
  Orrie Cole (1875 - 1878)*
  Hubert G. Cole (1878 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Cole (1824 - 1907)*
  John Cole (1825 - 1900)*
  Philissa Valira Cole Ballou (1832 - 1923)*
  Simeon W Cole (1837 - 1923)
  Nancy M Cole Scrivens (1841 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Jones County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Row #12
 
Created by: Sharon Lindbloom
Record added: Jan 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63639866
Simeon W Cole, Jr
Added by: Sharon Lindbloom
 
Simeon W Cole, Jr
Added by: Sharon Lindbloom
 
Simeon W Cole, Jr
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- Ken Wright
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014
 
 
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