William Stephen Cole

27 December 1788–March 1871 (Age 82)
Ireland

The Life of William Stephen

When William Stephen Cole was born on 27 December 1788, in Ireland, his father, John Coull, was 36 and his mother, Jean Stewart, was 36. He married Sarah M. Mabery on 26 February 1822, in Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died in March 1871, in Bloomfield, Richland Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

William Stephen Cole
1788–1871
Sarah M. Mabery
1802–
Marriage: 26 February 1822
John Cole
1823–
William Whitfield Cole
1830–1907
Samuel Cole
1832–
Nancy Cole
1835–
Elmira Cole
1838–1912
Elvina Cole
1840–
Stewart Cole
1842–
Greenfield Cole
1844–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 February 1822
Green, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    John Cole

    Male1823–Male

    Male1830–1907Male

    Samuel Cole

    Male1832–Male

    Nancy Cole

    Female1835–Female

    Elmira Cole

    Female1838–1912Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1798

Age 10

Battle of Antrim.
1812

Age 24

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English pet form of Nicholas .2 English: from a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English byname Cola (from col ‘(char)coal’, presumably denoting someone of swarthy appearance), or the Old Norse cognate Koli.3 Scottish and Irish: when not of English origin, this is a reduced and altered form of McCool .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • William S Cole, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Cole, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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