DESCENDANTS OF STEPHEN COLE
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Generation No. 1
1. STEPHEN1 COLE He married UNKNOWN.
Child of STEPHEN COLE and UNKNOWN is:
2. i. JOHN2 COLE, b. 1728, Bedford County, Virginia; d. 1802, Richmond County, NC.
Generation No. 2
2. JOHN2 COLE (STEPHEN1) was born 1728 in Bedford County, Virginia, and died 1802 in Richmond County, NC.
He married JANE BOUNDS July 22, 1753 in Bedford County, Virginia, daughter of JAMES BOUNDS and ANN DICKS.
She was born October 10, 1738 in Bedford County, Virginia, and died 1808 in Richmond County, NC.
Children of JOHN COLE and JANE BOUNDS are:
3. i. JAMES3 COLE, b. 1755, Bedford County, VA; d. Aft. 1833, Carroll County, TN.
ii. MARTHA COLE, b. 1758; m. JOHN WALL.
iii. STEPHEN COLE, b. 1760; m. NANCY TERRY.
4. iv. JOHN COLE, b. 1762.
v. NANCY COLE, b. 1764; m. JOHN SNEAD.
vi. WILLIAM COLE, b. 1767; m. MARTHA BOUNDS, 1790.
vii. MARK COLE, b. 1769; m. JOANNA CLEMENTS (OR CHAMBERS).
viii. JESSE COLE, b. 1772; m. MARY LONG.
ix. PETER HUNTER COLE, b. 1774; d. 1848; m. NANCY LOVE.
x. RUBEN COLE, b. 1778; m. CELIA WADSWORTH.
xi. SAMUEL COLE, b. 1781, Anson County, NC; m. MARY (POLLY) GIBSON.
Generation No. 3
3. JAMES3 COLE (JOHN2, STEPHEN1) was born 1755 in Bedford County, VA, and died Aft. 1833 in Carroll Co., TN.
He married HANNAH SWEENY, daughter of DARBY SWEENY. She was born Abt. 1759 in Bedford County, VA.
Notes for JAMES COLE:
In the name of God Amen, I James Cole of the County of Carroll, State of Tennessee being sick in body but
of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be Almighty God for the same, do make & publish this my last
will & testament in manner & form following. This is to say:
First, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Hannah Cole during her natural life one third part of
all the property real & personal I may die seized and possessed of, that is to say of land, negroes, horses,
cattle, viz, which at her death I wish divided between my sons Richmond S. Cole & James M. Cole, share and
shar alike and in the event of the death of either of my sons aforesaid happening before that of my wife's,
Hannah Cole the whole to belong to the survivor.
My household and kitchen furniture I give and bequeath unto my said beloved wife Hannah Cole to dispose
of at her own discretion.
Secondly, I give & bequeath unto my said sons Richmond S. Cole and James M. Cole the remaining two thirds
of all my property real & personal I may be in possession of at the time of my death as also debts due me
notes and monies which may be on hand at said time, share & share alike & in case either die before receiving
his share the same to belong to the survivor.
All my just debts I wish paid out of my property before a division of it between my wife Hannah and my
sons Richmond S. Cole & James M. Cole.
Thirdly, I give & bequeath unto my son John Washington Cole a certain negro boy named Harry aged about
twelve years which said boy is now in the possession of my said son John Washington Cole.
Fourthly, I give and bequeath unto my four sons-in-law namely William Crawford who intermarried with
my daughter Elizabeth, John L. Campbell who intermarried with my daughter Jane, James Covington who
intermarried with my daughter Ann & Thomas A. Crawford who intermarried with my daughter Julia the sum
of fifty cents each, having herebefore given each his share of my property with which I trust they will
respectively be satisfied.
And lastly, As to all the rest, residue & remainder of my personal estate goods & chattel of what kind
& nature whatsoever I give and bequeath the same to my said sons Richmond S. Cole and James M. Cole whom
I hereby appoint executors with my wife Hannah Cole executrix of this my last will and testament hereby
revoking all former wills by me made.
The negroes now in my possession conveyed in the foregoing items to my beloved wife Hannah & sons
Richmond S. Cole & James M. Cole, (ten in number are named as follows to wit, Will, Joe, York, Terry,
Washington, Dinah, Ann, James, Mary & Betsy.)
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 24th day of November in the year of my
lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two (AD 1832) James Cole.
Children of JAMES COLE and HANNAH SWEENY are:
i. ANN4 COLE, m. JAMES COVINGTON, NC.
ii. ELIZABETH COLE, m. WILLIAM CRAWFORD, NC.
iii. JAMES M. COLE.
iv. JOHN WASHINGTON COLE.
v. JULIA B. COLE, m. THOMAS A. CRAWFORD, Abt. March 20, 1828, At Rockingham, Richmond County, NC.
Notes for THOMAS A. CRAWFORD:
Marriage data from 'Abstracts of Vital Records from Raleight, NC Newspapers - 1820-1829'.
5. vi. JANE B. COLE, b. June 15, 1799, NC; d. April 14, 1880, Calhoun, Mississippi.
vii. RICHMOND SWEENY COLE, b. January 02, 1808, Richmond County, NC; d. April 26, 1901, Carroll
County, TN; m. MARTHA L. SMITH, May 03, 1838.
4. JOHN3 COLE (JOHN2, STEPHEN1) was born 1762. He married ELIZABETH COVINGTON, daughter of JOHN COVINGTON
and MARY WALL.
Children of JOHN COLE and ELIZABETH COVINGTON are:
i. WIAT H.4 COLE.
ii. REUBEN D. COLE.
Notes for REUBEN D. COLE:
iii. JOHN COLE.
iv. HARRIET COLE.
v. SANDY COLE.
vi. WILLIAM B. COLE.
vii. ELIZABETH COLE.
Generation No. 4
5. JANE B.4 COLE (JAMES3, JOHN2, STEPHEN1) was born June 15, 1799 in NC, and died April 14, 1880 in
Calhoun, Mississippi. She married JOHN L. CAMPBELL Abt. 1824 in probably NC. He was born February 01,
1793 in NC, and died January 14, 1872 in Calhoun, Miss.
More About JANE B. COLE:
Burial: Poplar Springs, Reid, Calhoun, Mississippi
Notes for JOHN L. CAMPBELL:
On 6th Feb. 1830 John L. Campbell of Richmond County, NC deeded to Thomas Love, also of Richmond County,
for the sum of $40 a tract of one hundred acres of land in Richmond County on both sides of the Black
Branch of Solomon's Creek near fifty acres granted to Alamander Hunt on the side of a gravely hill North
of John Underwood's house. This land had been granted to William Slaughter. This deed was witnessed by
Peter H. Cole, son of John Cole. Proved April Term 1830 by John McAllister and ordered to be registered.
M. D. Crawford, CCC.
John L. Campbell was appointed Judge of County Election 9th District, Carroll County, TN, March 1839
Children of JANE COLE and JOHN CAMPBELL are:
i. GEORGE W.5 CAMPBELL, b. February 09, 1825, NC; d. May 05, 1890.
Notes for GEORGE W. CAMPBELL:
Did not marry. Physician.
ii. ISBELLA CAMPBELL, b. 1833; d. Abt. 1855; m. J. M. LYLES.
iii. JAMES C. CAMPBELL, b. June 09, 1834; d. October 14, 1911, Pittsboro, Calhoun, MS.
Notes for JAMES C. CAMPBELL:
Did not marry.
iv. JULIA B. CAMPBELL, b. September 03, 1838, Carroll County, TN; d. Nov. 13, 1880, Calhoun Co.,
MS; m. EDGAR RUMLEY ENOCHS, June 1857, Oldtown, Calhoun, MS.
v. LOUISA A. CAMPBELL, b. June 20, 1840; d. July 14, 1918.
Notes for LOUISA A. CAMPBELL:
Did not marry.
Read James Cole's Pension Application
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