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Robert Cole, Col., Chief of the Choctaw Nation

Death: Died in Mississippi, United States
Place of Burial: Pushmataha, Oklahoma, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Roscoe James Cole and Shumaka, Chakchiuma, iksa Kushapokla (adopted Choctaw)
Husband of Sallie Cole, Choctaw
Father of Coleman Cole, Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation; Charles Cole; Peter Cole; Malinda Cole; Sampson Cole and 9 others
Brother of Nahomtima Rebecca Cravat; Roscoe Cole; Miyahoke Belvin; Becha Hannah McCurtain; NN Cole and 2 others

Managed by: Hannelore Caulk Scheu
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About Chief Col. Robert Cole

Colonel ROBERT COLE, Chief 1824/1826, son of Roscoe Cole, and his wife, Shakchihoma or Shomake, married Sallie, and had issue, twelve children. He didn't speak English.

  1. Coleman Cole, born 1st January 1802, Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 1874/1878, educated at Elliott Mission in Mayhew, Mississippi and later at Georgetown, Kentucky; eventually moved to Indian Territory and settled o­n lands some twenty miles northeast of Antlers, elected Chief of the Choctaws in August 1874, serving till October 1878, married 1stly, (name unknown), married 2ndly, Abbie, and had issue, four children (all died young). He died 1886.
  2. Charles Cole
  3. Peter Cole
  4. Malinda Cole
  5. Sampson Cole
  6. Adam Cole
  7. Forbes Cole
  8. Angelica Cole
  9. Betsey Cole
  10. Molly Cole
  11. Susey Cole
  12. Siney Cole, married Sampson Perry.
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Chief Col. Robert Cole's Timeline

January 1, 1802
Age 28
Mississippi, United States
Age 68
Mississippi, United States