Catherine Cole

about 1780–11 November 1864 (Age 84)
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Cole was born about 1780, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, David Cole, was 49 and her mother, Eleanor Hyde, was 40. She died on 11 November 1864, in her hometown, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Cole
1731–1807
Eleanor Hyde
1740–1824
Ann Cole
1760–
Polly Cole
1762–1805
Nathaniel Cole
1775–
Catherine Cole
1780–1864
David Cole
1761–
Elizabeth Cole
1763–1821
Caleb Cole
1763–
Ellen Cole
1764–1807
David Cole
1765–1803
Richard B. Cole
1765–
Caleb Cole
1766–1853
Joseph Cole
1770–1843
John Cole
1772–
Richard Bradford Cole
1783–1850

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 1

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 22

In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.

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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  • Catharine Cole, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Catharine Cole, "Find A Grave Index"

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