Samuel Cole

about 1802–
Prince William, Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Cole was born about 1802, in Prince William, Virginia, United States, his father, Matthias Matthew Cole, was 19 and his mother, Elizabeth Lynn, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Matthias Matthew Cole
1783–1837
Elizabeth Lynn
1760–1830
Samuel Cole
1802–
Basil Cole
1803–1875
Delia Cole
1811–1866
Alexandria Cole
Sarah B. Cole
1804–1894
Alexander Cole
1805–1879
Wadie Cole
1809–
Delia Cole
1811–1866
Wilmon P Cole
1815–1857

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 10

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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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