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James Cole, Jr was born 11 February 1626 in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom to James Cole (1600-1692) and Mary Tibbes (1598-1660) and died 10 April 1709 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Mary Tilson (1627-1678) 23 December 1652 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. He married Abigail Davenport (1630-1717) 1680 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.


Biography

James Cole Jr, born in 1625 in London accompanied his parents, James Cole (1600-1692) and Mary Lovell (1598-1660) to this country, first to Saco, Maine, and then in 1633 to Plymouth, Massachusetts. In time he moved to Scituate, Massachusetts and then again to Maine, but returned to Plymouth, where he was made a freeman in 1654.

He was surveyor of highways in 1656, again in 1678 and 1685. He was the representative to the General Court from Plymouth in 1690.

He purchased property from his father in 1668, including the inn, which he kept for many years, the house being built by Governor Winslow, and in 1698 It was the oldest house in Plymouth.

James Cole died in 1712.

Marriage and Family

1st Marriage: Mary Tilson

2nd Marriage: Abigail Davenport



Children


Offspring of James Cole, Jr and Mary Tilson (1627-1678)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Cole (1653-1706) 16 December 1653 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 3 December 1706 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States John Lathrop (1644-1727)

Elizabeth Cole (1654-1681) 27 August 1654 Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Kingdom of England 4 January 1681 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Kingdom of England Elkanah Cushman (1651-1727)

John Cole (1660-1724) 16 March 1660 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 14 March 1724 Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Susanna Gray (1668-1727)

Nathaniel Cole (c1656-)
Ephraim Cole (c1657-)
Martha Cole (c1658-)
Joanna Cole (c1659-)
Hannah Cole (c1660-)

Siblings


Offspring of James Cole Sr and Mary Lovell (1598-1660)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Cole (1626-1709) 11 February 1626 Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom 10 April 1709 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Mary Tilson (1627-1678)
Abigail Davenport (1630-1717)

Hugh Cole (bef1627-1699) 1627 22 January 1699 Warren, Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States Mary Foxwell (c1627-)
Elizabeth Lettice (1635-1693)
Abigail Davenport (c1638-)
Mary Tilson (c1640-)

John Cole (1637-)
Mary Cole (1639-)

References


Residences


Namesakes of James Cole (1626-1709)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
James Cole (c1812-1885)Bristol, Somerset, EnglandBrooklyn, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, AustraliaIsaac Cole (c1784-bef1876)Mary Maud Unknown (c1786-1876)Mary Gutsell (1822-1892)
James Cole (1600-1692)England, United KingdomPlymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United StatesWilliam James Cole (c1564-)Susan Bale (c1564-1609)Mary Lovell (1598-1660)
James Cole (1626-1709)Barnstaple, Devon, England, United KingdomPlymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United StatesJames Cole (1600-1692)Mary Tibbes (1598-1660)Mary Tilson (1627-1678) + Abigail Davenport (1630-1717)
James William Cole (1853-1941)Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, AustraliaBrooklyn, New South Wales, AustraliaJames Cole (c1812-1885)Mary Gutsell (1822-1892)Sarah Maria Woods (1858-1920)



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Contributors

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