Following is a transcript of an obituary from the Times-Herald, Vallejo, dated Jun. 25, 1979:
Joshua Nelson Cole, 103, died in a local hospital following a short illness.
A native of Bates County, Mo., Cole lived in Vallejo 29 years.He was a self-employed farmer for 60 years until his retirement in 1951.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary E. Lichtenstern of Vallejo; two grandchildren, Dorothy L. White and Richard N. Schulenberg, both of Vallejo; four great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Skyview Memorial Lawn Chapel with the Rev. Thomas Kerr, pastor of the Community Presbyterian Church, officiat- ing.Burial will be in Skyview Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. today."
He is listed in the Vallejo city directories during the years 1953 through 1980.In 1953 and 1954, he was listed with wife, Rachel S., at 423 Maple avenue.In 1960 through 1967, he was listed with wife, Rachael S., at 429 Maple avenue.In 1968 through 1980, he was listed alone at 429 Maple avenue.