Andrew Washington Cole

17 January 1840–21 December 1919 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Andrew Washington

Andrew Washington Cole was born on 17 January 1840, in Tennessee, United States. He married Mary Barksdale Archer on 22 September 1875. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 21 December 1919, in Huntsville, Walker, Texas, United States, at the age of 79.

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Andrew Washington Cole
Mary Barksdale Archer
Marriage: 22 September 1875
Sydney Cole
Carrie Cole

Spouse and Children

22 September 1875
Walker, Texas, United States



    Carrie Cole


World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 4

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 6

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 21

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

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 (3)

  • Andrew W Cole, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"
  • Andrew W Cole in entry for Carrie Damuth, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Andrew Cole in entry for Sydney Cole, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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