Last name: Cole
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It's amazing, the Cole last name...strong, so English. My father passed on, he was Sr. I was told Cole came from different regions. It's English, Welsh, Irish, Scottish, and probably more... Like Heinz 57. Little bit of everything. Be proud of who you are regardless if your name is...fill in the name.
I often wonder if somehow we can turn back time. Ask all of our relatives, if they could look into the future...go to America, or stay home to England. I myself often wondered how different our lives would be if our families never migrated. Something to think about. Peace to ALL Cole's young and old.
Claude Cole born in 1892 in S. Dakota my grandfather. Wayne Glen Cole was my Father. Claude died at an early age of 43 leaving 11children and a pregnant wife (Maude Thomas) behind. I was told we were Irish but we think The family originated in England.
We don't have any history of Grandpa's family and would love to learn any good news
I believe my grandparents met in USA (Utah) they settled in Cameron Wisconsin.
My dad (Wayne Glen Cole) lived many of his years in Milwaukee WI.
Grandpa Claude Cole was a Lutheran Minister at time of death.
Any information on the Claude Cole family history would be deeply appreciated.
My grandfather was Claude Cole married Maude Thomas both from Ireland. Claude died very young at the age of 43 and left 11 kids and a pregnant wife. Very sad
They lived in Rice Lake Wisconsin or Cameron WI not sure where or how they met. It may have been Utah? My grandfathers family disowned him when he married my grandmother Maude because she was beneath him? She had a rough life and struggled with many hard ships with 12 children to raise on her own. Claude was a Baptist Minister when he passed. Would love to find any family related to my grandparents. My dad was Wayne Glen Cole
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jesica was a interesting comment you just mentioned my whole name
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my name is cole was interested and seen wasn't from any country but England
The name Cole originates from Cornwall. It is a Celtic name and has nothing to do with the Danes or Anglo Saxons.
Have a grandfather by the name of an Anthony Cole. He was married to Hilga Eklund. The only reference to his parents are that they were L. Cole and E. Redd. The child (son) of Anthony and Hilga lived in Montana, but i do not know if this is where L. & E. Cole lived. Would really love someone to point me in the right direction to find more of the family origin, and how to find out who L. Cole and E. Redd were. Any help or pointers would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
My grandmother (I never met) maiden name was Cole. Her mother married James Cole of Ireland and he drowned in the Bay of Fundy off the coast of Nova Scotia around 1900. I have his folks names - the whole family came over from Ireland. Any good sites to help determine who his folks were? James Cole left four little children and they were all split up to be cared for by others. Very sad. I want to learn what I can about him and his family. Any help? Father Dermot Cole, mother Julia or Judith McIlroy or McAlroy both born about 1832. Thanks to all and best wishes to everyone.
From my research the name Cole originated from two seperate family's of the same name living near to Bodmin in Cornwall, over the years has these family's got larger and larger some family members decided to move to Northern Ireland (Enniskillen) to start a new life. . In later years many Cole family's also sailed over to America, mainly to the southern states of North and South Carolina where today you will find many hundreds of Cole's living.
I'm looking to connect with Cole geneologists working on Cole history in South Carolina. My ancestor William F. Cole was born 02 Aug. 1788 in South Carolina. Do I have any relations in the south who can help me get further back?backed
I'm looking for information on my ancestry. I'm african american, so I'm pretty sure my ancestors were slaves. Is there absolutely no way of tracing my ancestors?
I've noticed some slave listings on tax documents in the southern states. I had one link to Alabama, so I noticed it there. You might find something if you know where they lived. Some were listed as free slaves, some not. The dates I was looking at, was around 1900. I hope this helps.
I am looking for information regarding the parents for James Cole in Hartford County Maryland in the late 1700's and early 1800's.
I have done a lot of research on the Cole family without a lot of success. The first recorded use of the surname Cole was in England I believe. It is also a common surname in Ireland. Enniskillen Ireland is home to a Cole family monument. It would appear that there is a close tie to the McCool clan of Scotland and a marriage tie to the MacDougal clan of Scotland. It gets rather complicated from there. The "Old King Cole" of the song, may have been Coel Hen. He is noted in Welsh legend as being the King of Northern England and a region of southern Scotland. He may have been the last Roman commander of this region and transformed his comman into a kingdom. The name can be traced back to at least the mid 1100's if not slightly farther back.
Dr. Angela Cole Wooton
My great grandfather was Robert Phalen Cole from TN. Dob: 1848 death: 4-4-1865 KY His grandmother was a McDougall traded to a Cole for 2 cows. My Grandmother Amanda Katherine Cole told me this story as a small child. She verbally traced my family ancestors from Oban Scotland. Dr. Wooton
I am an Australian Cole... from what I can gather, the first Cole's came to Australia from England in approximately 1853, however not as Convicts. Having much trouble getting a good trace on it all! If anyone has relative descendants that Emigrated to Australia, I'd love to hear!
The first Cole to arrive in Australia was a convict by the name of 'William Cole' who arrived in 1788.
I am a Cole and there is a family legend that one of James Cole's son's from N. Ireland migrated to Australia while the rest of the family came to US.
My last name is also Cole. I'm having trouble pinpointing what region my name comes from. I have been told its Welsh but that is the only information I can seem to find. There are so many different locales. If anyone has any information on the Welsh Coles it would be greatly appreciated.
Norse,irish, scots, of warrior stock
It came from Cornwall, SE England
Cornwall is in South West England
I am a Welsh Cole and we originated from Barry Island in south Wales with other family coming from Caldycot ! I think this go's back to Cornwall although I can trace my family directly back on the Welsh side for 5 generations !! We are all Building Trade and proud !!
I have an ancestor named Hannah Cole who married a man named Sabeers Main. Child born to them was named Hannah Main, b. 30 May 1797, Lovers Mill, Washington, VA and died 30 August 1883 at McDonough, IL. Would appreciate any information anyone has on this family.
I am also a Cole and I don't know anything about my ancestor's. My fathers name is James Cole and my grandfather is Jerry Cole.
My last name is Cole and I do love it! So much that my one of my daughter's middle names is Cole!!!!!!
I'm fairly certain the kings and other royalty were not the only ones named Cole. However, it is a BAMF last name!
If you dont like it Ian then change it .. Dont slate it ! Specially on this forum !!
My last name is Cole, does that mean that all of those early Royalties and Kings are very, very, very, distant relatives of ours? Unless people (from 1800s to 1900s) changed their names by choice?
Unlikely there is a direct link back to what were in effect pre-Anglo-Saxon warlords or local cheftains who became 'over-lords'. Surnames didn't come into general use until sometime after the Norman Conquest when due to population increase and also mobility, people needed to identify themselves more specifically. Surnames took the form of a trade description, e.g. Baker, or from a place of origin or signifying relationship to a parent. Your first name often used as a surname simply means Harry's (or Henry's) son. The name Cole goes back to at least the 1100's in London and might indicate that bearers of the name may have come from elsewhere in the country, possibly remembering an long forgotten clan or tribal name. Six centuries later my earliest traceable ancestor came to London from a small parish near Colchester in Essex. A couple of things worth noting. In addition to the definition given on this page, the name also means hill ('Coll') in Brythonic, the group of 'Celtic' languages spoken in the British Isles. Another point to think about is the former City of London parish of St Mary Colechuch and the currently standing St Nicholas Cole Abbey, linking back to the definition, from Nicholas, of our name.
My great grandmother was Rosina Cole, she came from Bristol. The Cole family were potters, owned several potteries one at St Philip's Marsh, Bristol. Names in family include: Thomas Cole, John Cole, Edward Hillhouse Cole. Anyone with information on the Cole family please reply to this forum.
There are a few Coles in the area of Pittsboro, NC who are very well-known potters today...
My maden name is also Cole, my dad is origin from bristol England, i was born and raised in ine Island. long the Ole,s.
My family are Welsh but i believe that alot of them originally were from Bristol !
We have been searching the history of a Cole family of Potters in Tottenham for some years. They had family connections with Bristol. They began with a Daniel Cole who moved to London and married in 1792, beginning work at a pottery by 1808. His son, my ancestor, John Cole was a potter at Tottenham all his life becoming a pottery owner, and various other relatives were also potters. We have not confirmed Daniels origins yet but he may be the son of Thomas Cole born at Chippenham Wiltshire in 1768. He named his sons Daniel, Thomas and John. The parallels with your family maybe coincidental, but I wonder if you have found the birth of your John Cole yet. Could he be a brother of Daniel? email@example.com
Long live Sir Cole.
MY NAMES JAMES NICHOLAS COLE!! STRANGE ;?)
So is my fathers!
well my last name is Cole to, and i was wondering where it came form, my dad was a Cole , so i guess we are mixed with a lot of things right.... wowi thought it was all Irish
we all r fam