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John Cole

JOHN and JEMIMA COLE (pedigree unknown) lived in Cornish near the close of the 18th century. There is no trace of the family remaining on tombstone, or elsewhere, except the following list of children. The census of 1790 credits the family with three boys and one girl beside the parents. Children:     i. BETSEY, b. …

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Benjamin Cole

BENJAMIN and EUNICE (PIERCE) COLE were m. in Cornish Aug. 21, 1788. Their pedigree is unknown. They had the following children, b. in Cornish:     i. AMOS, b. June 26, 1789.     ii. POLLY, b. June 28, 1791.     iii. DANIEL, b. Feb. 8, 1793. The census of 1790 records one boy and one girl …

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Ephraim Cole

1. EPHRAIM1 COLE was b. June 14,1688; m.-, Sarah . She d. July 27, 1799, aged 93. They had several children, Ebenezer2 being one of them. He was b. in 1732, and d. Nov. 2, 1808. He m. Elizabeth Wheeler, b. in 1730 and d. Feb. 27, 1814. Their children were: 2. i. DANIEL, b. …

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Capt. Seth Cole

CAPT. SETH COLE was b. Feb. 4, 1825, in Warren, R. I. He was the son of Elijah and Mary (Esterbrooks) Cole. In 1843 when but 18 years of age he commenced seafaring, which occupation he followed through the remainder of his life, with the exception of five or six years. His first five years …

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Daniel Cole

2. DANIEL3 COLE (Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. in Plainfield, Conn., Sept. 19, 1755: m. Feb. 23, 1783, Edith Wilbur of R. I., b. June 15, 1760, and d. July 19, 1850. He served in the Revolutionary War, was in the battles of Trenton and Bemis Heights. Removed to Plainfield in 1784 where he d. June …

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Seth Raynsford Cole

2. SETH RAYNSFORD2, COLE (Seth1) b. Feb. 11, 1851; m. first, June 12, 1873, Lettie Eliza Hook, a dau. of Moody and Eliza (Carroll) Hook, b. June 26, 1851; d. June 30, 1878; m. second, Dec. 31, 1884, Georgiana Weld, dau. of Maj. George and Maria (Chase) Weld, b. Dec. 31, 1860, d. April 27, …

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Stephen Cole

3. STEPHEN3 COLE (Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. ; m. , Mary Whitney, who d. Feb. 27, 1814. He d. Feb. 24, 1814. The husband and wife, and also his mother, Edith, all d. within three days of each other. Their children were:     i. JASON, b. -; m. March 10, 1815, Miriam Plaistridge of Cornish, …

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Stephen Cole

4. STEPHEN4 COLE (Daniel3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Oct. 17, 1787; studied medicine with Dr. Roswell Leavitt of Cornish and Dr. Edward E. Phelps of Windsor, Vt., and from them received a license to practice medicine and later received an honorary degree from Dartmouth College. He settled first in Huntsburg, Vt., and then, in 1813, …

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Daniel Cole

5. DANIEL4 COLE (Daniel3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Dec. 16, 1792, in Plainfield. A prosperous farmer; m. first, Jan. 16, 1815, Martha Johnson of Cornish, dau. of Abel and Sarah E. (Chase) Johnson, b. in 1797, and d. March 2, 1832; m. second, Aug. 27, 1833, Mrs. Lucinda L. (Bryant) Avery, formerly of Cornish, dau. …

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Ebenezer Cole

6. EBENEZER4 COLE (Stephen3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Sept. 14, 1808; m. first, June 2, 1830, Mary Brewster Kimball of Cornish, dau. of Eliphalet and Selinda (Ripley) Kimball, b. Dec. 2. 1806, d. Nov. 29, 1854; m. second, Jan. 1. 1856, Rebecca Tracy of Cornish, dau. of Stephen and Betsey (Boardman) Tracy, b. Aug. 25, …

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Frank Holbrook Cole

7. FRANK HOLBROOK5 COLE (Stephen4, Daniel3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Oct. 14, 1816; was the son of Dr. Stephen and Joa (Holbrook) Cole; m. Jan. 17, 1849, Julia C. Persons, b. March 30, 1829. Children, now living in Peru, N. Y.:     i. JENNIE E., b. Nov. 20, 1849; m. Oct. 4, 1880, Clifton Dawson. …

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George L. Cole

8. GEORGE L5 COLE (Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. April 16, 1821; m. Sept. 14, 1846, Samantha Souther of Plainfield, dau. of David and Mary (Avery) Souther, b. May 11, 1828, d. Jan. 31, 1897. He was a farmer and lived in the north part of the town. He d. Nov. 1, 1893. Children: 12. …

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Dan Wheeler Cole

9. DAN WHEELER5 COLE (Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. in Plainfield Jan. 18, 1826; m. April 2, 1849, Philena A. Spencer of Plainfield, dau. of Archibald Spencer, b. in 1826 and d. Jan. 23, 1892. They came to Cornish in 1850 and settled on the Thomas Ayers place where they lived many years and then …

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John Murray Cole

10. JOHN MURRAY5 COLE (Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Aug. 3, 1836; m. May 5, 1860, Jane M. Bugbee. dau. of George and Eunice (Lamphire) Bugbee, b. Dec. 27, 1836. Have lived several years in Cornish and then rem. to Plainfield. A successful farmer. He d. in Lebanon Nov. 30, 1907. Children:     i. GEORGE, …

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Wilbur Wyman Cole

11. WILBUR WYMAN5 COLE (Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. May 24, 1851; m. July 1, 1873, Clara Ella Hook of Cornish, dau. of Peter and Lucia (Kendrick) Hook, b. Sept. 9, 1850; a farmer and mechanic. One child, b. in Cornish: Merton Kendrick, b. June 29, 1878. He is an osteopathic physician and res. in …

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Willis G. Cole

12. WILLIS G.6 COLE (Geo. L.5, Daniel4-3, Ebenezer2, Ephraim1) was b. Nov. 21. 1848; m. first, June 9, 1870, Julia Almira Huggins of Cornish, dau. of Geo. W. and Paulina (Pryor) Huggins, b. Oct. 11, 1846, and d. March 11. 1880; m. second, June 29, 1880, Nizaula Bixby of Windsor. Lives on the homestead of …

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Erastus O. Cole

ERASTUS O. COLE, b. Sept. 25, 1829, came to Cornish from So. Woodstock, Vt., in 1859. Entered the employ of Mrs. J. F. Sisson. then a wid., whom he m. in 1860. He was of no known relation to others of his name in town, except a brother who came later. He enlisted in the …

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