Mary Elizabeth Cole

8 August 1848–20 October 1922 (Age 74)
Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Cole was born on 8 August 1848, in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Cole, was 32 and her mother, Mary Allison Davis, was 31. She married Samuel O McElhenney on 6 December 1866, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Clay Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 20 October 1922, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel O McElhenney
Mary Elizabeth Cole
Marriage: 6 December 1866
Hattie Minerva McElhinny
Frederick Leroy McElhinny
Edgar I McElhinny
Lenora McElhenney
Mary Margaret McElheney
Anna M McElhinney
Nellie S McElhinney

Spouse and Children

6 December 1866
Gallia, Ohio, United States


    Hattie Minerva McElhinny


    Frederick Leroy McElhinny


    Edgar I McElhinny



    Mary Margaret McElheney


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Cole


    Mary Allison Davis




    Mary E. Cole


    Reese Newport Cole


    Grasson Cole



    Thomas Sardis Cole


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 12

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 20

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Mc Ilhany in household of Samuel Mc Ilhany, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Z Cole in household of Samuel Cole, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Cole in entry for Frederiek Leroy Mcelhinny, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.