Honor Cole

1688–16 April 1717 (Age 29)
St. Mary's, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Honor

When Honor Cole was born in 1688, in St. Mary's, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, Edward Cole, was 31 and her mother, Honora Ford, was 28. She married Thomas Spaulding before 1704, in St. Mary's, Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 16 April 1717, in her hometown, at the age of 29.

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Thomas Spaulding
Honor Cole
Marriage: before 1704
Joseph Spalding
Ignatius Spalding
Clement Spalding
Elizabeth Spalding
George Spalding
Thomas Spalding 3rd

Spouse and Children

before 1704
St. Mary's, Maryland, British Colonial America


+1 More Child

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+2 More Children

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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  • Marriage info for Honor Cole
  • Legacy NFS Source: Honora Cole - birth-name: Ruth Cole

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