Thomas J. Cole

about 1818–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas J.

When Thomas J. Cole was born about 1818, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Aquilla John Cole, was 38 and his mother, Rachel Ann Carr, was 34. He married Juliett Smith in 1840, in Washington, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Breton Township, Washington, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. In 1860, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as farmer.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas J. Cole
1818–
Juliett Smith
1825–
Marriage: 1840
James S. Cole
1842–
Mildred F Cole
1851–1870
Aquilla Cole
1845–
Mary E. Cole
1846–
Rachel A. Cole
1848–
Sarah J. Cole
1850–
William Cole
1853–
Salathiel Cole
1855–
Rebecca Cole
1857–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1840
Washington, Missouri, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Female1798–Female

    Sarah Elizabeth Cole

    Female1804–Female

    Mary S. Cole

    Female1806–Female

    Rebecca Ann Cole

    Female1808–1883Female

    Male1808–1842Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 0

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1821

Age 3

Missouri is the 24th state
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 32

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thos S Cole, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thos J Cole, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Cole, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.