Barbara Cole

1767–1790 (Age 23)
Johnston, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Cole was born in 1767, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Cole Sr, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Burt, was 20. She married James Jordan Jr on 22 November 1784, in Wake, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died in 1790, in Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 23.

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James Jordan Jr
Barbara Cole
Marriage: 22 November 1784
Cintha Jordan
Elizabeth Jordan
Mary Jordan

Spouse and Children

    James Jordan Jr



22 November 1784
Wake, North Carolina, United States


    Cintha Jordan


    Elizabeth Jordan


    Mary Jordan


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World Events (6)


Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 9

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 14

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up 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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  • John Cole head of house w/Thomas Cole, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Barbrey Cole, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Barbrey Cole, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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