I am searching for information regarding Martin V Cole born about 1840 in NY. I do not know who his parents or siblings are, or where in NY he came from.
In the 1860 Census for Wright, Ottawa, MI he is newly married to Jerusha Howell Bostwick.
Jerusha Howell first married Frances Bostwick about 1845 in NY. They had at least four children: Armenia born 1846 in NY Henry born 1848 in MI Mary born 1851 in MI Jane born 1858 in MI.
Between 1858 when Jane was conceived and 1860 when Martin V. Cole is on the census with Jerusha, they were married.
Martin V. Cole and Jerusha Howell had at least two children: Mira born 1863 in MI Martin V. born 3 Jun 1865 in MI. Martin V. Sr. disappears after 1865.
1850 Census Wright, Ottawa, MI Jerusha and Frances Bostwick with children Armenia and Henry. 1860 Census Wright,Ottawa, MI Jerusha and Martin V. Cole with Armenia, Mary and Jane. 1870 Census Wright, Ottawa, MI Jerusha with no husband, but children Armenia, Jane, Mira and Martin.