When Wilford Jenkins Cole was born on 25 November 1867, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, William Cole, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Sarah Jenkins, was 32. He married Ellen Elizabeth Chase on 4 May 1898, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ko'olauloa District, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States in 1900 and Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 January 1951, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.
English: usually from the Middle English and Old French personal name Col(e), Coll(e), Coul(e), a pet form of Nicol (see Nichol and Nicholas ), a common personal name from the mid 13th century onward. English families with this name migrated to Scotland and to Ulster (especially Fermanagh).
English: occasionally perhaps from a different (early) Middle English personal name Col, of native English or Scandinavian origin. Old English Cola was originally a nickname from Old English col ‘coal’ in the sense ‘coal-black (of hair), swarthy’ and is the probable source of most of the examples in Domesday Book. In the northern and eastern counties of England settled by Vikings in the 10th and 11th centuries, alternative sources are Old Norse Kolr and Koli (either from a nickname ‘the swarthy one’ or a short form of names in Kol-), and Old Norse Kollr (from a nickname, perhaps ‘the bald one’).
English: nickname for someone with swarthy skin or black hair, from Middle English col, coul(e) ‘charcoal, coal’ (Old English col).
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