Wilford Jenkins Cole

Brief Life History of Wilford Jenkins

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, Emma Jenkins, was 27. 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 immigrated to Hawaii, United States in 1898 and lived in Ko'olauloa District, Oahu, 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.

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Wilford Jenkins Cole
Ellen Elizabeth Chase
Marriage: 4 May 1898
Wilford Roscoe Chase Cole
Ralph Chase Cole
Florence Cole
Amos Glen Cole
Emma Cole
Ellen Elizabeth Cole
Twin Daughter Cole
Twin Son Cole
William Chase Cole

Sources (54)

  • Wilferd J. Cole, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mr. Wilford J Cole, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Wilford Jenkins Cole, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

Name Meaning

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).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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My Grandma Cole

My Grandma Cole My grandmother is Ellen Elizabeth Chase Cole. She was born in Mills, Utah on October 12th, 1873. Her parents are Amos Chase a …

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