JEFFERSON COUNTY NEW YORK

PIONEER COLE FAMILY


1. NICHOLAS COLE was born 25 May 1796 in Canada W, and died 2 June 1863 in Jefferson County. He was buried in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville. Per Census, the Coles resided in 1840/Lyme, 1850/Clayton, 1860/Orleans and were farmers. Possible other children or grandchildren living with them were CAROLINE COLE (b 1848), CHARLES M. COLE (b1858) and NETTIE COLE(b 1863), all born in Jefferson County.

He married

MARGARET GOULD.

Children, COLE:

 +      2      i   RANSOM J. COLE, b 1826 m ISABEL (---)

        3      ii    SQUIRE N. COLE b1831 Canada

        4      iii    MARY ANN COLE b 1835 NY

        5      iv    MARTIN L. COLE b 1838 NY

        6      v    PETER JEWITT COLE b 1841, Jefferson Co, NY

        7      vi    LUCINDA R. COLE b 1843 Jefferson Co., NY

        8      vi    CAROLINE COLE

2. RANSOM J. COLE, was b 1826 in Canada. He was a Civil War Soldier, enlisted 28 July 1862 in the Tenth NY Artillery. He died at Kalama Hospital 11 January 1863 of small pox while he was serving. Because of his death, his family was left destitute. He was buried in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville. (Orleans #2 census)

He married

ISABEL (---) who died in Clayton, NY

Children, COLE:

        9       i   ALFRED M. COLE

       10       ii   IDA M. COLE

       11       iii   KATE D. COLE

       12       iv   WILFORD RUSSELL COLE

       13       v   FRANK F. COLE

       14       vi   FLORENCE M. COLE

8. ALFRED M. COLE was married in Theresa ME Church, and shortly afterward moved to Michigan. I believe they are related to the Alanson Cole Family of Theresa, NY. They all settled finally in the area near Alaska/Caledonia in West Michigan.

He married

MINA/WILHELMINA NICHOLS/NICOL of Clayton, Jefferson Co. NY
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Donna Cole


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