Abraham Cole

3 October 1636–1697 (Age 60)
Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Cole was born on 3 October 1636, in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Cole, was 35 and his mother, Joan Jones, was 28. He married Mary Wedgewood on 15 March 1666, in Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1636 and Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1662. He died in 1697, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 61, and was buried in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Cole
1636–1697
Mary Wedgewood
1646–1677
Marriage: 15 March 1666
Elizabeth Jane Cole
1664–1738
Abraham Cole
1666–1733
Isaac Cole
1667–1668
Isaac Cole
1668–1668
Abraham Cole
1671–
Abigail Cole
1673–1710
Abigail Cole
1673–1772
Isaac Cole
1675–
Jacob Cole
1677–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 March 1666
Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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)

  • Abraham Cole in entry for Abigail Cole, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Abraham Cole in entry for Abraham Cole, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Abraham Cole in entry for Abigail Cole, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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