Roy Edward Cole

30 December 1891–4 April 1951 (Age 59)
Coolah, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Roy Edward

When Roy Edward Cole was born on 30 December 1891, in Coolah, New South Wales, Australia, his father, William Edward Cole, was 38 and his mother, Edith Cherry Armstrong, was 30. He married Bertha Laura Elsie Curtis on 17 May 1926, in Saint Andrew, New South Wales, Australia. He died on 4 April 1951, at the age of 59.

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Roy Edward Cole
Bertha Laura Elsie Curtis
Marriage: 17 May 1926

Spouse and Children

17 May 1926
Saint Andrew, New South Wales, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    William Edward Cole


    Edith Cherry Armstrong




World Events (6)


Age 1

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 10

First Federal election.

Age 20

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

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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