James Coles

December 1774–after 1817 (Age 42)
Wilshamstead, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Coles was born in December 1774, in Wilshamstead, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Cole, was 41 and his mother, Mary Kendall, was 37. He married Mary Marstin on 3 November 1794, in Haynes, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He died after 1817, in Haynes, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

James Coles
Mary Marstin
Marriage: 3 November 1794
Ann Coles
Elizabeth Coles
Thomas Coles
Joseph Coles
Frances Coles
Amelia Coles
James Coles
Jane Coles
John Coles
William Coles
Frederick Coles
Edmund Coles

Spouse and Children

3 November 1794
Haynes, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 27

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 34

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 41

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Cole .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Coles, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • James Coles, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • James Coles in entry for Frances Coles, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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