Roy Morgan Cole

27 January 1917–1 September 2003 (Age 86)
Cliffside, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Roy Morgan

When Roy Morgan Cole was born on 27 January 1917, in Cliffside, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Jay Cole, was 23 and his mother, Blanch Carpenter, was 16. He married Wilhelmina Andrews on 3 September 1949, in Orange, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Cool Spring Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 1 September 2003, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Orange Chapel, Orange, North Carolina, United States.

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Roy Morgan Cole
1917–2003
Wilhelmina Andrews
1919–1976
Marriage: 3 September 1949

Spouse and Children

    Male1917–2003Male

    Wilhelmina Andrews

    Female1919–1976Female

MARRIAGE
3 September 1949
Orange, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 1

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1941

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Roy M Cole in household of Alfred W Beerbaum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Cole in household of Jay Cole, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Cole in household of Jay Cole, "United States Census, 1940"

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