George Washington Cole

1843–1899 (Age 56)
Little River, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Cole was born in 1843, in Little River, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, George Thomas Cole, was 39 and his mother, Louisa Alice Ogilvie, was 43. He married Margaret Ann McMullin on 28 February 1871. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1871. He died in 1899, in Elderbank, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 56, and was buried in Elderbank, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Cole
Margaret Ann McMullin
Marriage: 28 February 1871
Henry Everett Cole
Edwin S. Cole
Lilace Maud Cole
Sidney Morton Cole
Norman Willis Cole
Clarence Bourke Cole
Frank Maurice Cole
Alice Josephine Cole

Spouse and Children

28 February 1871
Little River, Musquodobit


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (2)


Age 26


Age 28

British Columbia joins the confederation.

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)

  • George Cole, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • George in entry for Frank M Cole, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • George W Cole in entry for Edwin Cole, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"

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