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Robert Cole

Male Abt 1710 - Bef 1771  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Robert Cole 
    Born Abt 1710  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Bef 1719  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died Bef 2 Dec 1771  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I8265  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of PNH
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2016 

    Father Robert Cole,   b. Abt 1686, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1720, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Tant,   b. Abt 1688, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1724, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married Bef 1704  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Elizabeth Prindell 
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F7981  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Greenwell,   b. Abt 1730, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1748  [5
    Children 
    +1. Henrietta Cole,   b. 2 Jul 1754, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1837, Marion, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F4803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abstract of the will of Robert Cole, from Linda Reno's stmarysfamilies.com:

      Robert Cole, SMC 11/26/1771-12/2/1771. Wife: Sarah, alias Elizabeth. Children: Eleanor, Elizabeth, Mary. If any of these 3 die before marriage or not arrive at age, estate may go to survivors of these 4: Eleanor, Elizabeth, Mary, Henrietta Hayden. Son-in-law: Robert Mattingly. Granddaughter: Elizabeth Mattingly. Heirs of daughters: Jane Mattingly and Margaret Melton, both deceased. Execs: Sons-in-law, Robert Mattingly, Richard Melton, Basil Hayden. Wit: James Roach, Clement Hayden, William Hayden.

      From Mary Louise Donnelly, John Medley (1615-1660):

      "An inventory of Robert Cole's estate was made on 8/14/1772 with a value of nearly 445 pounds of sterling. He owned seven slaves and the usual items found on a plantation of that period, and some special items such as a desk, a seal skin trunk and a pair of spectacles and case. When the final account of Robert Cole's estate was made on 11/22/1773 his heirs received nearly 513 pounds of sterling (Acc't 69:205)."

  • Sources 
    1. [S312] John Medley (1615-1660) St. Mary's County Maryland His Descendants, by Mary Louise Donnelly. Ennis, Texas: Mary Louise Donnelly, 1995.

    2. [S135] Linda Reno, 4 Sep 2010, post to MDSTMARY-L.

    3. [S132] Linda Reno, 2 Jan 2008, post to MDSTMARY-L.

    4. [S134] Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties.

    5. [S138] St. Mary's Families, compiled by Linda Reno.

    6. [S393] Linda Reno, 11 Sep 2012, post to MDSTMARY-L.