Nancy Caroline Cole

23 July 1911–14 September 1980 (Age 69)
Duplin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy Caroline

When Nancy Caroline Cole was born on 23 July 1911, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Franklin Cole, was 37 and her mother, Perrana Corena Whaley, was 38. She married William Henry Byrd on 1 June 1927, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Limestone Township, Duplin, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 September 1980, in Kenansville, Duplin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in East Duplin Memorial Gardens, Beulaville, Duplin, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Byrd
Nancy Caroline Cole
Marriage: 1 June 1927
Doris Evelyn Byrd
Morris Gerald Byrd
Iris Virginia Byrd
Joice Faye Byrd
Billy McCoy "Bill" Byrd

Spouse and Children

1 June 1927
Duplin, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Franklin Cole


    Perrana Corena Whaley




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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 7

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Nancy C Byrd in household of Henry W Byrd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nancy Byrd in household of Henry Byrd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nancy C Cole in household of James F Cole, "United States Census, 1920"

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