Rosa Belle Minton

19 May 1885–3 December 1935 (Age 50)
Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rosa Belle

When Rosa Belle Minton was born on 19 May 1885, in Russell, Virginia, United States, her father, William Henry Minton, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Holbrook, was 40. She married James Bert Cole in 1907, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Glade Spring, Washington, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 December 1935, in Washington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Wirt, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Bert Cole
Rosa Belle Minton
Marriage: 1907
Ballard C Cole
Elizabeth Ellen Cole
John William Cole
Harold Minton Cole
Virginia Cole Sisk

Spouse and Children

    James Bert Cole



Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Minton


    Elizabeth Holbrook





    Andrew E Minton


    Mary E Minton


    Thomas Cowan Minton



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 9

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 14

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire, so named from Welsh mynydd ‘hill’ + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa B Cole in household of James B Cole, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosa Cole in household of John B Cole, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa B Minton in household of William H Minton, "United States Census, 1900"

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