Thomas J. Cole

17 December 1871–8 September 1944 (Age 72)
Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas J.

When Thomas J. Cole was born on 17 December 1871, in Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Cole, was 22 and his mother, Susanna Wilson, was 22. He married Charlotte McClain on 9 April 1891, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Menallen Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 8 September 1944, in Dunbar Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas J. Cole
1871–1944
Alice Cummings
1876–1902
Marriage: 15 April 1896
Charles William Cole
1896–1958
Harry Lawrance Cole
1898–
Marshall Cole
1902–1902

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 April 1896Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 6
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 25
    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.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Coleson
    Coulson
    Calcote
    Charbonneau
    Colling
    McCool
    Colliton
    Cowles
    Nicholas
    Coale
    Coles
    Kohl
    Colville
    Coalson
    Colton
    Colson
    Colclough
    Coleman

    Sources (16)

    • Thomas J Cole, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Thomas Cole, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Thomas J Cole, "United States Census, 1910"

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