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Jacob COLE

Male 1737 - 1847  (110 years)


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  • Name Jacob COLE 
    Born 1737 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 44F6F4A34C6946DDBD968C1396C204595085 
    Died 1847  Chatham, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14159  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2010 

    Children 
    +1. Jacob COLE, Jr.,   b. Jan 1775, Chatham, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1849  (Age ~ 74 years)
    +2. Joseph COLE,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Benjamin COLE,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Esther COLE,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F6938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Jacob Cole came from Rhode Island to New York with the Gortons and settled near Lebannon Springs, Columbia County. He joined the American Army and was with General Wolfe at the Capture of Quebec. He died at his home in Chatham, Columbia County in 1847 at the age of 110. His Children were Jacob, Joseph, Benjamin and Esther. He had a brother Peter.
      A King of Holland had two sons born to him by the Queen; they were twins; one was named Peleg and one Frederick Baron Trink. Peleg commanded a fleet and won a number of battles. Frederick commanded a land force. The King died without naming his successor. The contentious favoring Frederick, Peleg took his ships and Marines to France and rendered service to Charles Fifth. For this service the King made a grant of land in Canada to Peleg's children, and Peleg took the name Kohl. This came to be written in English Cole or Coal. Some of Peleg's descendants settled in New York City, some in Canada and others elsewhere. The eldest son was for seven successive generations named Jacob.