John Cole

28 September 1803–
Berwick, York, Maine, United States

The Life of John

When John Cole was born on 28 September 1803, in Berwick, York, Maine, United States, his father, Caleb Cole, was 27 and his mother, Mary Hanson, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Cole
1776–
Mary Hanson
1779–1816
Elizabeth Cole
1802–
John Cole
1803–
Eunice H Cole
1807–1835
Ivory H. Cole
1809–1887
Lydia J Cole
1811–1867

Parents and Siblings

    Caleb Cole

    Male1776–Male

    Female1779–1816Female

siblings

(5)

    Elizabeth Cole

    Female1802–Female

    Male1803–Male

    Eunice H Cole

    Female1807–1835Female

    Ivory H. Cole

    Male1809–1887Male

    Lydia J Cole

    Female1811–1867Female

World Events (3)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 1

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 1

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

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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