Glen Alanson Cole

13 July 1904–15 September 1985 (Age 81)
Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Glen Alanson

When Glen Alanson Cole was born on 13 July 1904, in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States, his father, Garner Melvin Cole, was 34 and his mother, Pearl Elizabeth Swett, was 28. He married Lena Mary Jones on 3 June 1931, in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Brown, Nebraska, United States for about 25 years and Smith Election Precinct, Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 15 September 1985, in Brown Township, York, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glen Alanson Cole
Lena Mary Jones
Marriage: 3 June 1931
Alanson G Cole
Betty L Cole
David A Cole
Donna M Cole

Spouse and Children

3 June 1931
Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States


    Alanson G Cole


    Betty L Cole


    David A Cole


    Donna M Cole


Parents and Siblings



    Kennard Lloyd Cole


    Laura L Cole



    Clarence Marvin Cole


    Leo Cole


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (3)

  • Glen Cole in household of Pearl E Cole, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glen A Cole, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glen A Cole in household of Garner M Cole, "United States Census, 1910"

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