William Stephen Cole

27 December 1788–March 1871 (Age 82)
Ireland

The Life Summary of William Stephen

William Stephen Cole was born on 27 December 1788, in Ireland. He married Sally McBrayer 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 for about 10 years. 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
Sally McBrayer
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

Children

(8)

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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.

Possible Related Names

Nicholas
McCool
Charbonneau
Kohl
Calcote
Coale
Coalson
Colclough
Coleman
Coles
Coleson
Colling
Colliton
Colson
Colton
Colville
Coulson
Cowles

Sources (4)

  • William S Cole, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William S Cole, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Will S Cole, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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