William Charles Cole

May 1836–5 August 1907 (Age 71)
Canada

The Life Summary of William Charles

William Charles Cole was born in May 1836, in Canada as the son of John Cole. He married Louisa Belle Hammond on 22 February 1866, in Vermillion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Camargo, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 5 August 1907, in Douglas, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Charles Cole
1836–1907
Louisa Belle Hammond
1841–1884
Marriage: 22 February 1866
Lavay May Cole
1864–1888
Percy Cole
1871–1880
Guy Cole
1878–1880
Drusilla Cole
1865–1873
Bertha Alora Cole
1869–1934
Grace Emma Cole
1872–1902
Lula Cole
1875–
Pearl Hazel Cole
1876–1935
Jessie Cole
1880–1902

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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
Age 5
The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846
Age 10
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863
Age 27
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (16)

  • William C Cole, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Cole, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Wm C Cole in entry for Frank A Marquet and Pearle H Clements, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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