Spencer W. COLE born Jul 1837 in OH was the son of Willard COLE and Lucy HURD.Willard COLE born abt 1793 < in Windsor, Berkshire, Mass.> was a brother of my gr-gr- grandfather, Gilbert COLE (1813-1873).The COLE siblings (Willard & Gilbert COLE and sister Mrs Roland (Melinda Cole) TREAT) moved to Colebrook, Ohio about 1830 with their widowed mother Mary "Polly" COLE after the death of their father, Jonathan COLE Dec 1928 in Gorham, Ontario co, NY.
" Biographical Sketches of Connneaut Soldiers" from the Conneaut News Herald 18 Nov 1912 pg 4:
"Spencer W. Cole-Aged 24, single. Enlisted Aug 5th,1861, in 2nd O.Batt. Was in all the battles in which the battery took part until he mustered out Aug. 5th, 1864." -end- -
8 Jan 1858 Spencer W. COLE of Colebrook sold to John Betts, 100 acres of land in Colebrook township that he inherited from his father, "the late Willard Cole dec'd."Two years later in 1860 Spencer COLE age 22 was working at the saw mill and living in Jefferson Village, Ashtabula co, OH with a WILLOW or WILSON family.In 1870 and 1880 Spencer COLE was living in Corry, Erie co, PA.Spencer W. COLE married abt Aug 1870 Mary A BULLOCK (daughter of Amos J. BULLOCK and Adelia HENRY).They had a son Elbert Amos COLE born 26 Jul 1876 in PA and a daughter Bertha Lenora COLE born abt May 1822 in PA.
Spencer W. and Mary A (BULLOCK) COLE were last known living 12 Jun 1900 in twp 145 Wells county, North Dakota when he was age 62 and Mary was 55.
1870 census Jun 16 Corry wd 2, Erie, PA
Spencer COLE 27 born <1833> OH machinist; PE$1000; mar Aug
Mary 25 born <1835> NY married Aug
1880 census Jun 7 Corry, Erie, PA pg 53 -Liberty St
Spencer W. Cole 41 b <1839> OH NY NY engineer
Mary B wife 35 b <1845> NY NY NY
Bertie son 3 b <1877> PA OH NY
Grace Bullock sis in law 19 b <1861> NY NY NY wks in brush factry
1900 census Jun 12 Twp 145,146, Wells, NDpg 134A
Spencer W Cole 62 b Jul 1837 OH NY NY farmer; mar 32 yr
Mary B wife 55 b Oct 1845 NY NY NY mar 32 yr
E Burt A son 23 b Jul 1876 PA OH NY farmer
Bertha Lauren Cole dau 18 b May 1882 PA OH NY sch tchr
Lloyd Pemperton single 18 b Jun 1881 IA IA IA farm labor
1910 census Apr 22 Bilodeau twp, Wells, ND pg 25B
Lenora B Cole boarder 27 b <1883> PA US US teacher
Elbert Amos COLE born 26 Jul 1876 PA died 6 Apr 1966 in Dallas, TX (the son of Spencer W. COLE and Mary A BULLOCK) married abt 1911 Augusta M BOEHLKE born 9 Apr 1883 in Russia she died 10 Mar 1975 in Dallas, TX.
They had a son, Lenord Spencer COLE born 2 Aug 1912 in Canada who died 15 Nov 1985 , Santa Clara co, CA who married abt 1937 Elisabeth Sophia JOHNSON and they had a daughter, Betty Clare COLE born 8 Nov 1939 in Dallas county, TX.
Obituary : Dallas Morning News 11 Mar 1975 secD pg 6:
"COLE: Mrs Augusta, 251f Wedgelea. Survived by son, Lenord Cole, Houston; sister, Mrs. G A Ebert, Kalamazoo, Mich.; one grandaughter; four nieces. Services 1 p.m., Tuesday, Lamar & Smith Chapel, Rev. Paul W. Widicus officiating. Interment Laurel Land. Lamar & Smith Funeral Home, 800 W. Jefferson. 946-2146."
Obit: Dallas Morning News 7 Apr 1966 Sec D pg 4:
"COLE: E.A.C.C. Young Memorial Home, 1431 Stemmons. Survived by wife, Mrs Augusta Cole; sons Leonard Cole; grandaughter Miss Betty C Cole. Chapel services, Friday 3:30 p.m., Rev Paul Morrell officiating. Interment Laurel Land. Tannehill Lodge No. 52 will conduct graveside services. Memorials may be made to C. C. Young Memorial Home. Dudley M. Hughes Funeral Home, 400 E. Jefferson."
Social Security Death Index:
Lenord Cole born 2 Aug 1912 died Nov 1985 Los Gatos, Santa Clara, CA ss#RR board
Elisabeth S. Cole born 17 Aug 1914 died 21 Mar 1989 Los Gatos, Santa Clara, CA ss# TX
ww1 draft registration cards:
Elbert Amos Cole b 27 Jul 1876 addr: 212 N Austin, Dallas, Dallas, TX; tractor expertreg , Dallas, TX; Mrs E A Cole; phys tall, med build, brown eyes, sandy hair; registered Sep 1918 Dallas co, TX
1930 census Apr 17 Dallas, Dallas, TX pg 207A; 1201 Berkley
Elbert A Cole 54 b <1876 > PA NY NY mechanic, road; owns hm$5000; married at age 35
Agusta M wife 49 b <1881> RUS GER GER imigr 1893; married at age 29
Lenard D son 19 b <1911> CAN PA RUS
1920 census Dallas prect 31, Dallas, TX
Elbert A Cole 42 b <1878> PA NY OH
Augusta M wife 35 b <1885> RUS GER GER imigr 1893
Lenord S 7 b <1913> CAN PA RUS
Please contact me with info: Mary Kay (COLE) WARD, 1432 Yeardley Drive, Richmond,Virginia 23225-2906; phone 804-232-9338; email mksroots at juno.com