Rebecca Ann Cole

22 April 1840–22 December 1904 (Age 64)
Dillsboro, Clay Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States

The Life of Rebecca Ann

When Rebecca Ann Cole was born on 22 April 1840, in Dillsboro, Clay Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States, her father, Isaac Taylor Cole, was 33 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Wintro or Winterroad, was 31. She married Emery Littell on 5 May 1857, in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Milan, Franklin Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 22 December 1904, in Sunman, Adams Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Dearborn, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emery Littell
1833–1910
Rebecca Ann Cole
1840–1904
Marriage: 5 May 1857
Charles Littell
1858–1939
Mary Jane Littell
1860–1927
John W Littell
1861–1922
George C Littell
1862–
Elisha Clem Littell
1864–1914
Caroline Eva Littell
1866–1914
Mattie B. Littell
1866–1947
Denton Freeman Littell
1870–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 May 1857
Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Charles Littell

    Male1858–1939Male

    Mary Jane Littell

    Female1860–1927Female

    John W Littell

    Male1861–1922Male

    George C Littell

    Male1862–Male

    Elisha Clem Littell

    Male1864–1914Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Taylor Cole

    Male1806–1883Male

    Anna Elizabeth Wintro or Winterroad

    Female1809–1863Female

siblings

(13)

    John Cole

    Male1828–1843Male

    Male1830–Male

    Male1831–1908Male

    Harvey T. Cole

    Male1832–1865Male

    Mary Lavinia Cole

    Female1833–1904Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

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 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

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

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca A Cole in household of Isaac S Cole, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Little in household of Emery Little, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Littel in household of Emery Littel, "United States Census, 1900"

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