Elerbee Cole

22 November 1895–23 May 1964 (Age 68)
Cross Hill, Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Elerbee

When Elerbee Cole was born on 22 November 1895, in Cross Hill, Laurens, South Carolina, United States, her father, William McLee "Lee" Cole, was 23 and her mother, Eugenia A. Pinson, was 28. She had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Christopher Mack "Chris" Salter. She lived in Newberry, South Carolina, United States in 1935 and Greenwood Township, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 23 May 1964, in Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 68.

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Christopher Mack "Chris" Salter
Elerbee Cole
Laura May Salter
Curtis Holloway Salter
Josiah David "Josi" Salter
Christine Salter
Mary Elizabeth Salters
Katherine Josephine Salter
Lila Salter
Calvin James Salter

Spouse and Children



    Laura May Salter


    Curtis Holloway Salter


    Josiah David "Josi" Salter


    Christine Salter



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Ella B Salters in household of C M Salters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ella B Salters in household of C M Salters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elerbee Salter in household of Chris M Salter, "United States Census, 1920"

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