George Cole

4 June 1894–February 1957 (Age 62)
Summerfield Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States

The Life of George

When George Cole was born on 4 June 1894, in Summerfield Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States, his father, George H Cole Jr, was 39 and his mother, Anna B Stareck, was 37. He married Gertrude Jacobs on 23 March 1916, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Orient Township, Osceola, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died in February 1957, in Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62.

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George Cole
Gertrude Jacobs
Marriage: 23 March 1916
Harold G Cole
Hazel M Cole

Spouse and Children

23 March 1916
Lucas, Ohio, United States


    Harold G Cole



Parents and Siblings

    George H Cole Jr





    Jennie M. Cole


    Albert Edward Cole




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 9

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George C Cole, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George C Cole in household of George H Cole, "United States Census, 1910"

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