COLE FAMILY TREE
By: Carrie Miller
1. BARON WILLIAM COLE1 b. 1140, Hampshire, England; d. 118, England. M. Spouse unknown.
Additional information on BARON COLE:
BARON COLE was a Saxon Lord in Devonshire, England.
Children of BARON COLE:
i. WILLIAM COLE b. 1160, Cornwall, England
2.WILLIAM COLE2 b. 1160, Cornwall, England; d. 1243, Hutenesleigh, Devonshire, England; m. abt. 11850, YSABELLA ??, b. abt. 1160 d. after 1201, Cornwall, England.
Children of WILLIAM COLE and YSABELLA:
i. ROGER COLE b. 1185, Hutensleigh, Devonshire, England
3.ROGER COLE3 b. 1185, Hutensleigh, Devonshire, England; d. 1273 Coleton, Devonshire, England; m. 1210 spouse unknown.
Children of ROGER COLE:
i. WILLIAM COLE b. 1210, Hutensleigh, Devonshire, England.
ii. RICHARD COLE b. 1212, Devonshire, England.
4.WILLIAM COLE4 b. 1210, Hutensleigh, Devonshire, England; d. 1245, Hutensleigh, Devonshire, England; m. spouse unknown.
Children of WILLIAM COLE:
i. SIR. ROGER COLE b. 1235, Hutensleigh, Devonshire, England.
5.SIR. ROGER COLE5 b. 1235, Hutensleigh, Devonshire, England; d. 1302, Coleton, Chumleigh, Devonshire, England; m. 1280, spouse unknown.Roger owned property at Coleton, Devon, ENG. Roger owned property at Hantesford, Devon, ENG.
Children of SIR. ROGER COLE:
i WILLIAM COLE b. 1280; d. 1301, Scotland;m. 1300, spouse unknown.
ii. ROGER COLE II. b. 1285, Coleton, England
6.ROGER COLE II.6 b. 1285, Coleton, England; d. ??, Coleton, England; m. 1305, spouse unknown.Roger owned property at Coleton, Devon, ENG.
Children of ROGER COLE II.
i. SIR JOHN COLE b. 1305, Devonshire, England.
7.SIR. JOHN COLE7 b. 1305, Devonshire, England; d. after 1338, Tamar, Devon, England; m. spouse unknown.
More information on SIR. JOHN COLE:
SIR. JOHN COLE was known as JOHN COLE de Tamer, Men-at-Arms, he attended the Great Council at Westminster. By 1341, he was owner of Manors in bothDevon and Cornwall.John owned property at Hittesleigh, Devon, ENG. John owned property at Nythway, Devon, ENG. John owned property at Tamar, Devon, ENG. John owned property at Uptamer, Devon, ENG. John owned property at Respnel, Con, ENG.
Children ofSIR. JOHN COLE I.:
i.SIR. JOHN COLE II. b. 1338, Devonshire, England
8.SIR. JOHN COLE II.8 b. 1338, Devonshire, England; d. 1380, Devonshire, England; m. 1356; Parish of Brixhano; ANNA BODRUGAN, b. 1337, England.
More Information on SIR JOHN COLE II:
SIR. JOHN COLE II. was a knight of Nythway, son and heir ofSIR. JOHN COLE I.ALIA Knight of /Nytheway/John Cole was knighted on July 25th, 1380 before the Castle of Ardres in France by the Earl of Buckingham, Thomas of Woodstock, there for the King. He married Anne, the daughter and heiress of Sir Nicholas Brodrugan, Knight. "Knight of Nythway, sonne and heir of John Cole. Married Ann Bodrugan, daughter and heir of Nicholas Bodrugan, 3rd sonne of Sir Henry Brodrugan, Knight, and Isabell, daughter of William Wallesborow, in descent from Sir Otto Brodrugan and heire of Henry Bodrugan, Knight, died 1309 seized of the Mannor of Tregerien in Cornwall."John was knighted 25 Jul 1380 at Castle Ardres, FRAUNCE by Erl of Buckingham, Thomas of Woodstock, Lord Deputy there for the King (Richard II). John owned property at Nythway, Devon, ENG.
Children ofSIR. JOHN COLE II. andANNA BODGUGAN:
i. SIR. WILLIAM COLE b. 1357 Devonshire, England
9.SIR. WILLIAM COLE9 b. 1357, Devonshire, England; d. 1415 Devonshire, England; m. 1382, England, MARGARET BEAUPELL; b. 1361; daughter of SIR. HENRY BEAUPELL, KNT.
More Information on SIR. WILLIAM COLE:
SIR. WILLIAM COLE known as SIR. WILLIAM COLE of Tamar, KNT.William owned property at Nythway, Devon, ENG.
Children ofSIR. WILLIAM COLE and MARGARET BEAUPELL:
i. SIR. JOHN COLE I. b. 1383, Devonshire, England.
10.SIR. JOHN COLE I.10 b. 1383; Devonshire, England; d. ?? m. 1408, AGNES FATZWARE, daughter of SIR. FATZWARE KNT.
More Information on SIR. JOHN COLE I.:
SIR. JOHN COLE I. known as JOHN COLE, KNT. of Agincourt; in 1415 John Cole served directly under the King Henry V. of England in the Battle of The Hundred Years War.PLAC Battle of Agincourt"Sir John Cole, knt., was in the Retynew of the Duke of Gloucester, at the Battle of Agincourt on Friday, the XXVth day of October in the year of our Lord God, 1415, and in the Third year of the Reign of the most Excellent King Henry V." and it is probable that he received his spurs for his conduct on that glorious field.John owned property at Nythway, Devon, ENG.
Children of SIR. JOHN COLE I. and AGNES FATZWARE:
i. SIR, ADAM COLE, KNT. b. 1409; m. TWICE NAMES UNKOWN
ii. JOHN COLE II. b. 1411
iii. WILLIAM COLE b. 1413; m. 1438, UNKNOWN
iv. ROBERT COLE b. 1415
11.JOHN COLE II.11 b. 1411, Devonshire, England; d. ??; m. 1436, Slade Devonshire, England,JANET MERIOT; b. June 1415, Topsham, England.John owned property at Nythway, Devon, ENG.
Children of JOHN COLE II. and JANET MERIOT:
i WILLIAM COLE b. 1439; d. 1489
ii. Sir. SIMON COLE b. 1437; d.1497; m. 1462, ALICE LEURI
12.WILLIAM COLE 12 b. 1439, Slade, Devonshire, England; d. 1489, Slade, Devonshire, Endland; m. ELIZABETH WESTON; b. 1455, Slade, Devonshire, England.William owned property at Nythway, Devon, ENG.
Children of WILLIAM COLE and ELIZABETH WESTON:
i JOHN COLE b. 1468; d. ??; m. MARY ARCHDEACON
ii. THOMAS COLE b. ??
13.THOMAS COLE13 b. , Slade, Devonshire, England; d. abt. 1571, Lincolnshire, England.Barried in all hallows church in England; m. ELIZABETH HARGRAVES, b. 1472, London, England
Children ofTHOMAS COLE and ELIZABETH HARGRAVES:
i. WILLIAM COLE b. 1520; d. 1600; m. ANNE COLLES
ii. THOMAS COLE b.
iii. SIR. EMANUEL COLE b. abt. 1545
iv. SOLOMON COLE b. January 08, 1547; d. November 23, 1629, He was buried on 23 Nov 1629 in Lyss,Southampton; m. 1572, England, MARY DEERING; b. abt.1547. Solomon owned property at Lyss, Southampton, ENG.
Children of SOLOMON COLE and MARY DEERING: HENRY COLE b. abt. 1575, THOMAS COLE b. abt. 1573; m. 1598, MARY WALLER; b. abt. 1577, JOHN COLE b. abt. 1577, SOLOMON COLE JR. b. abt. 1579, GEORGE COLE b. abt. 1581, MARY COLE b. abt. 1583, WINEFRED COLE b. abt 1585, MARTHA COLE b. 1549, London, Middlesex, England.
14.SIR. EMANUEL COLE14 b. abt. 1545, London, Middlesex, England; d. abt. 1625, England; m. 1570, MARGARET INGRAM; b. 1549.
Children ofSIR. EMANUEL COLE and MARGARET INGRAM:
i. WILLIAM COLE
ii. EDMUND COLE b. 1579, Heston Parish, England
15.EDMUND COLE15 b. 1579, Heston Parish, England; d. 1650, England; m. ANNA BRYAN; b. 1580, London, England.
Children ofEDMUND COLE and ANNA BRYAN:
i. THOMAS COLE SR. b. December 30, 1604, England
16.THOMAS COLE SR.16 b. December 30, 1604, England; d. abt. 1680, England; m. abt. 1625, SUSAN DUFF COLLE; b. 1605, England.
Children ofTHOMAS COLE SR. and SUSAN DUFF COLLE:
i THOMAS COLE JR. b. February 15, 1625, England
17.THOMAS COLE JR.17 b. February 15, 1625, England; d. 1700, England; m. abt. 1658, JANE LUCY; b. 1640, England.
Children ofTHOMAS COLE JR. and JANE LUCY:
i. STEPHEN COLE b. 1659
18.STEPHEN COLE SR.18 b. 1659, Middlesex, England; Christening October 1659; d. 1729, Chester Co. Pennsylvania; m. St. Paul’s Church ELIZABETH TEMPLE; b. 1662, St. Michen, Dublin, Ireland.
More Information on STEPHEN COLE SR.:
STEPHEN COLE SR. when given a disappointing inheritance of two acres, he left home to seek his fortune. He boarded the James and Mary ship headed for America, and showed up in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Chester County in September 1682 conflict of information on this. He was baptized Twinkenham Parish, Middlesex County, England.
Children of STEPHEN COLE SR. and ELIZABETH TEMPLE:
i. JOHN COLE SR. b. 1680
ii.ELIZABETH COLE b. 1691
iii. MARK COLE b. 1693
iv. JAMES COLE b. 1695
v. STEPHEN COLE JR. b. abt.1700
19.JOHN COLE SR.19 b. 1680, Wales; d. 1757, Culpepper County, Virginia; m. 1713, SUSANNA ??; b. 1680, United Kingdom; d. 1761.
More information on JOHN COLE SR: He went to the frontiers of Virginia with Captain George Robinson.
Will of SUSANNA COLE can be found in Cole Family Documents:
Children ofJOHN COLE SR. and SUSANNA ??:
i. JOHN COLE JR.
ii. RICHARD COLE
iii. MARY ANN
iv. MARTHA COLE m. WILLIAM REYNOLDS
v. JUDITH COLE
vi. ALICE COLE m. JOHN MORGAN
vii. SUSANNA COLE
viii. SARAH ANN
20.JOHN COLE JR.20 b. 1720, Pennsylvania; d. 1808, Fredrick City, Virginia; m. 1743, MARY MERCY; b. 1725.
Children of JOHN COLE and MARY MERCY:
i. JOSEPH COLE SR.
ii. JOHN WILLIAMS COLE
iii. PHEBE COLE
iv. HANNAH COLE
v. DAVID COLE
vi. DANIEL COLE
vii. SARAH COLE
viii. MASEY COLE
ix. MARY COLE
x. LYDIA COLE
21.JOSEPH COLE SR.21 b. 1746, New Jersey; d. 1832; m. SARAH COOPER.
Children of JOSEPH COLE SR. and SARAH COOPER:
i. JOSEPH COLE JR. b.1786
ii. JAMES COLE
iii. BIRD COLE; found in 1831 Floyd County Virginia Personal Property Tax list had 2 whites living in household and 2 horses on property.
22. JOSEPH COLE JR22; 1786,Montgomery/Floyd County, Virginia; d. 1832; m. 1814 in Asheville, North Carolina SUSANNAH GUDGER; b.??; d.??; d/o BENJAMIN GUDGER.
Last WILL in testament of JOSEPH COLE JR can be found in Cole Family Documents:
Children of JOSEPH COLE JR22. AND SUSANNAH GUDGER:
i.JAMES COLE23 b. 1816 North Carolinia d. November 08 1884, Booneville Owsley county Kentucky, m. September 25,1845; MARY HAMMONDS b. about 1822; d.Sept. 1898, In Knox County KY.MARY "Polly"HAMMONDSd/o PETER HAMMONDS Jr. Knox County, KY.JAMES COLE 14th Reg. Co I Kentucky Cavalry. JAMES COLE had a son LEWIS COLE m. MARTHA COOPER. LEWIS COLE had a son ROBERT COLE m. MEG MOORE.ROBERT COLE had a sonNELSON COLE m. RUTH BAILEY.
ii. LEWIS COLE23 b. abt.1827,North Carolina; d.?? m. abt. July 24,1841, SUSAN JENIVA (COLEMAN) COMBS; b.1827.
1.LEWIS COLE23 b. abt.1827,North Carolina; m. abt. July 24,1841, SUSAN JENIVA (COLEMAN) COMBS; b.1827. 1880 Booneville, Owsley, Kentucky census shows LEWIS COLE and SUSAN COMBS as divorced kids lived with LEWIS COLE.LEWIS COLE married April 13,1877 to NANCY EVANS she was a widow at the time of marriage.
More information on LEWIS COLE23
1850 census Knox County, Kentucky census shows LEWIS COLE23 as a Wagoner. Also living in same household was ROBERT COBB, age 23, job laborer. ESOM COLEMAN, age 21, job laborer. SAMUEL T. HUBBARD, age 25, job school teacher. 1860 Booneville, Owsley County, Kentucky census shows LEWIS COLE as a grocery keeper. Also living in house hold was MARGARET COLE, age 18, job domestic servant. ANDERSON BOWMAN, age 27, job farmer.1870 Booneville, Owsley County, Kentucky censu11111s shows LEWIS COLE as a hotel keeper and jailer. Also living the house hold was PHOEBE COLEMAN, age 80 from North Carolina.BERRY BUFORD, age 70 black male, job farm laborer. WILLIAM ROSE, age 20 mulatto male, job farm laborer.1880 Booneville, Owsley County, Kentucky census shows LEWIS COLE as a hotel keeper. Also shows BERRY BUFORD 78years old black male servant living with the family.
Military for LEWIS COLE23:
Put Co I 14th Cavalry enlisted 10/15/1862 discharged 3/14/1864 he served 2yrs, 5months, 26 days, Booneville, Ky., He had measles and fever and hips, side, back, ever since April 1863.
Children of LEWIS COLE23 and SUSAN COLEMAN
i. MARY J. COLE b. abt. 1842, Knox County, Kentucky
ii. JAMES COLE b. abt. 1844 Knox County, Kentucky; d. 1894; m. January 10,1867, Owsley County, Kentucky, MALINDA COMBS b. December 11, 1847; d. July 18, 1922.
*More Information on JAMES COLE: 1870 Booneville, Owsley County, Kentucky census shows JAMES COLE3 job as a farmer.List the following kids: SAMUEL COLE4 age 2, LEWIS COLE4 age 5months.
*More information on MELINDA COMBS: 1900 Cow Creek. Owsley County, Kentucky shows her as widowed living with her was one daughter DELORE COLE age 24 b. November 1875; m. GREENBERRY WILSON. Living next door was MELINDAS son SAMUEL COLE; b. March 11,1868; d. Sept. 1945. and his wife MARY SMITH b. June 1881; d. March 08,1909. SAMUEL AND MARY had one daughter GRACIE COLE b. March 1900; d. Feb 1902. Next door to SAMUEL COLE was his brother HENRY COLE b. June 1877 and his wife ELLA BEGLEY b. December 1877 they had one daughter LIZZIE COLE b. July 1898. Next door to HENRY COLE was another brother LEWIS COLE b. January 1870; (LEWIS COLE was murdered by PRICE MOORE in Indian Creek 1904.) and his wife EMMA REYNOLDS b. January 1875 they had three children at the time FRANCES COLE5 b. April 1884;, JAMES COLE b. April 1896;, and MELINDA COLE b. February 1898.MELINDA COMBS was the daughter of SAMUEL COMBS and NANCY CORNETT.
iii. SAMUEL E. COLE24 b. July 29,1849, Knox County, Kentucky; d. April 2,1942; m. MIRANDA ELIZABETH CARDWELL
iv. JOHN COLE b. abt. 1852; d. January 14,1926, buried in Gabbard Graveyard; m. GILLA ANN PITMAN
v. NANCY E. COLEb. October 1854, Knox County, Kentucky
vi. DORA BELLE COLE b. June 10,1856; d. 1944 buried Callahan Cemetery; m. JEFFERSON MOORE
vii. JANE COLE b. abt. 1858
viii. VIRGINIA JENNY COLE b. September 10,1857; m. ROBERT BAKER b. October 23, 1858
More information on ROBERT BAKER: ROBERT was the son ofJAMES BAKER and SARAH DAVIDSON.ROBERT BAKER was killed by ABIJAH GABBARD in the area of Indian Creek, Owsley County in the 1880's.
ix. WILLIAM FRANK COLE b. February 1864
2. SAMUEL E. COLE24 b. July 29,1849, Knox County, Kentucky; d. April 02,1942, Booneville, Owsley, Kentucky; m. MIRANDA ELIZABETH CARDWELL, b. November 02,1859, Breathitt County, Owsley, Kentucky; d. April 10,1949.
More information on SAMUEL COLE24 1870 Booneville, Owsley County, Kentucky census shows SAMUEL COLE as a dry good merchant, he was still living with his parents in 1870. 1900 Jackson , Breathitt County, Kentucky census has his occupation as merchant living a few doors down was his oldest son PRICE COLE with his wife ALICE.SAMUEL COLE was also a church delegate in 1923 for the Piney Grove Baptist Church in Booneville, Kentucky.
More information on MIRANDA CARDWELL her parents were THOMAS PERRIAN CARDWELL b. July 12,1829; d. December 27, 1915, burial Marcum heights cemetery, Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky; m. April 08,1852 ELLEN SOUTH b. April 13,1832; d. September 02, 1914, burial Marcum heights cemetery, Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky.MIRANDA had the following siblings Jeremiah WELDON SOUTH CARDWELL b. February 24, 1863 in Breathitt Co, KY; d. September 28, 1933 in Breathitt Co, KY; m. December 25, 1929 Quicksand, Breathitt Co, KY to LAVINIA BELLE FRAZIER b. December 1872 Breathitt Co, KY; d. November 30, 1940 Quicksand, Breathitt Co, Ky. One child that I am aware: GERTRUDE CARDWELL b. June 17, 1893; m. GEORGE BURNAM BACK. Second brother THOMAS CARDWELL. She also had two sisters LOUELLEN CARDWELL and CORDELIA CARDWELL.
Children of SAMUEL COLE3 and MIRANDA CARDWELL:
i. PRICE COLE b. Feb 1876 m. ALICE ?? b. May 1878
ii. LILLIE COLE b. August 27,1877
iii. WALKER J. COLE b. July 05,1879
iv. THOMAS S. COLE aka: THOS b. Sept 1881
v. LEONARD COLE b. Nov 1884; d. November 06,1959
vi. LEWIS COLE b. Jan 1888
3. WALKER J. COLE25b. July 5,1879 d. Nov 6,1937; m. April 28,1904; JENNIE BELLE BACK b. March 21,1886 d. Sept 17,1938 Jackson, Fayette County, Kentucky.
More information on WALKER COLE25: 1900 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky shows him still living at home with his father. WALKER COLE’Selder brother PRICE COLE was living down the road with his wife ALICE ?? b. May 1878. 1910 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky census shows WALKER COLE age 31 living with his wife JENNIE age 21 and two children HOBERT COLE age 2 and LILLIE COLE age 1.
More information on JENNIE BELLE BACK: daughter of BARNABAS BACK and SUSANNAH BACK.*See BACK family history for more*.
Children of WALKER COLE25 and JENNIE BACK:
i. BABY MALE COLE b. 1906 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky; d. 1906
ii. HAYDEN COLE b. Aug 9,1907 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky; d. abt. 1908
iii. HOBERT COLE b. 1908 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky; d. December 20,1940
iv. LILLIE COLE b. 1909 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky;
v. WALKER LEONIDAS COLE b. Feb 9,1913 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky;d. July 24,1933
vi. ELOISE COLE b. October 07,1917 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky;
vii. ANNA CHRISTINE COLE b. September 28,1923 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky;
viii. BETTY LUCILLE COLE26b. October 08,1926 Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky; d. April 04,2004 Howland, Trumbull County, Ohio; m. WILLIAM G. DAVIS b. October 07,1923 Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; d. January 18,2002 Howland, Trumbull County, Ohio.
*See DAVIS family history for more*
A few other cole documents:
I found that the Cole family Coat of Arms is Gold with a Black Bull passant, the crest is a bull's head, and the family motto is ""Occido Hostilis Regem Cole
Deum Cole, Regem Serva" which means "Death to the Enemys of the Family Cole Worship God, Protect the King"
CULPEPER COUNTY – WILLS: SUSANNAH COLE, 1761
Contributed by: Von Mings Stachon
Will: Susannah Cole, St.Mark Parish, Culpeper Co, VA (1761)
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, I Susannah Cole of the Parish of St.Mark in the County of Culpeper, being sick & weak in body but of mind and memory as sound & perfect as usual do make, ordain this my last will & testament in manner & form
following: My soul I do with all humility recommend to almighty God trusting that through the merits of my redeemer I shall obtain pardon & remission of my sins & enjoy everlasting felicity and my body I commit to the earth therein to be decently interred at the discretion of my executor herein after named and the worldly estate with which it hath pleased God to bless me, I dispose of in the following
*Item: I give & bequeath to my son Richard Cole half the still & half utensils thereto belonging to him & his heirs.
*Item: I give to my son John Cole the lot of land I now live on, one bed & furniture, one mare, one square bottle, also half the still with half the utensils thereto belonging, and also fifteen gallons of brandy, to him & his heirs. My son John is to pay the doctor only his part.
*Item: I give to my daughters Judith & Susannah Cole one bed & furniture, also two cows to them & their heirs.
*Item: I give to my daughters Ann and Sarah Ann Cole bed & furniture, also two heifers and to my daughters the whole duly (duty?) man to them & their heirs.
*Item: I give my daughter Alice Morgan one iron pot now at her home to her by me.
*Item: I give to my granddaughter M____Cole one cow called Cherry, one small dish, one small basin to her & her heirs.
*Item: My will & desire is that the remainder of my estate be equally divided between my sons Richard & John Cole and my daughters Martha Reynolds, Judith Cole, Susannah Cole, Ann Cole & Sarah Ann Cole to them & their heirs.
*Item: I nominate and appoint Thomas Slaughter to be my Executor to this my Will.
IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 16th day September in the year of our Lord 1761.
Susanna X Cole (LS)
At a Court held for the County of Culpeper Friday, the 20th day of November 1761
This Last Will and Testament of Susanna Cole, dec'd, was exhibited to the court by Thomas Slaughter, gentleman, the Executor therein named and was proved by the oaths of John Johnson & Henry Barnes, two of the witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded, at the same time the said Executor refused to take the burthen of the execution thereof, and on the motion of John Cole, Certificate is granted him for obtaining Letters of Administration of the said decedent's estate with the Will annexed, he having taken the oath & entered into bond with security as the law directs.
Source: Library of Virginia,
Will Book A, 1749-1770
Culpeper Co, VA
Reel 31, pages 269-271
Last WILL in testament of JOSEPH COLE JR:
Here is a copy of his Will.from ALOB, Vol. VII, #1, p. 86-6:
"p. 11. 11 March 1830.. I, Joseph Cole, being of sound mind & perfect memory. I wish as much of my affects sold as to pay my just debts.I give unto my wife Susannah Cole possession of the farm whereon I now live, containing 200 acres during her widowhood or until my youngest[sic] son come of the age of twenty one yrs. with the stock of grain at my death. I give unto my oldest son James Cole 200 acres of land joining the land whereon I now live, above the creek. I give unto my youngest son Lewis Cole the farm whereon I now live, to take possession when of age, or rented out for his use, provided my wife should marry or leave the place. I give unto George Cole, son of James Cole (and nephew) one horse, saddle & bridle, worth $50. provided he stays with the family until of age, or if not nothing.. I give unto Nancy Cole dtr. of James Cole (and neice) one cow & calf and wheel, one bed provided she stays with the family until she is 18 yrs., if not nothing.. I give the residue of my land, 250 acres on the head of Turkey Creek, 50 acres of Newfound on the South side of the creek and joining Brooks land, and 100 acres called the Underwood place, with all my personal property to be sold and equally divided among my wife & children and Daniel Frisby to share equally with the heirs. The balance of the land to be rented out for the use of the family. I appoint my friend John Thrash executor..
Wit: Josiah Frisby, John Cole & Joseph Cole..
Signed, Joseph Cole.. Proved on oath of Josiah Frisby and John thrash was duly sworn.."
Hope this information helps other Cole family finders.