Frederick John Cole

15 August 1889–19 January 1963 (Age 73)
Richfield Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick John

When Frederick John Cole was born on 15 August 1889, in Richfield Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Edgar J. Cole, was 31 and his mother, Samantha Hart, was 33. He married Mary Elizabeth Adams on 4 May 1920, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States. He lived in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 19 January 1963, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sunset Hills Cemetery, Flint Township, Genesee, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Frederick John Cole
Ethel May Martin
Marriage: 31 July 1940

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 1
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 14
"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 20
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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 (9)

  • Fredrick J Cole in household of Ed J Cole, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred John Or Frederick John Cole, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"
  • Frederick John Or Fred John Cole, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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