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Elizabeth Cole (Lettice)

Also Known As: "Elizabeth (Lettice) Shurtleff Cooke Cole"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Swansea, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Barrington, Bristol County, RI, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Lettice, I and Ann Lettice
Wife of William Shurtleff, Sr.; Jacob Cooke and Sgt. Hugh Cole I
Mother of William Shurtleff, Jr.; Thomas Shurtleff; Abiel Shurtleff; Sarah Cooke and Rebecca Cooke
Sister of Ann Jenney; Thomas Lettice, II and Dorothy Gray

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About Elizabeth Cole

  • Elizabeth Lettice1
  • F, #223169, b. 1636, d. 31 October 1693
  • Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
  • Elizabeth Lettice was born in 1636 at Lincolnshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Lettice and Anne Savoy.1 She married, firstly, William Shurtleff on 18 October 1655 at Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.A..2 She married, secondly, Jacob Cooke, son of Francis Cooke, on 18 November 1669 at Plymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.A..2 She married, thirdly, Hugh Cole on 1 January 1689 at Plymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.A..2 She died on 31 October 1693 at Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, U.S.A..1
  • From 18 October 1655, her married name became Shurtleff.2 From 18 November 1669, her married name became Cooke.2 From 1 January 1689, her married name became Cole.2
  • Children of Elizabeth Lettice and William Shurtleff
    • William Shurtleff2 b. 1657, d. 1730
    • Abiel Shurtleff2 b. 1666, d. 1732
  • Child of Elizabeth Lettice and Jacob Cooke
    • Sarah Cooke2 b. 1671, d. 1745
  • Citations
  • [S145] George Naylor, The Register's of Thorrington (n.n.: n.n., 1888). Hereinafter cited as Registers of Thorrington.
  • [S6283] Anne Shurtleff Stevems, "re: Shurtleff Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 21 July 2012. Hereinafter cited as "re: Shurtleff Family."
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p22317.htm#i223169

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  • Elizabeth Lettice Cole
  • Birth: 1636 Lincolnshire, England
  • Death: Oct. 31, 1693 Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • The 2d of Hugh's 3 wives, d/o Thomas & Anne HAMMOND Lettice, widow of Thomas Cooke. She m. Hugh, 1 Jan 1688/89, Swansea. I find no children born of this marriage.
  • Family links:
  • Spouse:
  • Hugh Cole (1628 - 1698)
  • Burial: Body lost or destroyed
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 142551031
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142551031

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  • LETTICE, Elizabeth
  • b. ABT 1635
  • d. 31 OCT 1693 Swansea, Bristol, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: Lettice, Thomas
  • Mother: Ann,
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 18 OCT 1655 Plymouth Colony
  • Spouse: SHURTLEFF, William
  • b. 16 MAY 1624 Yorkshire, England
  • d. 23 JUN 1666 Marshfield, Plymouth, Mass.
  • Children:
    • SHURTLEFF, William
    • SHURTLEFF, Thomas b. ABT 1659 Plymouth Colony
    • SHURTLEFF, Martha b. 16 MAR 1658/9 Plymouth Colony
    • SHURTLEFF, Abiel
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 18 NOV 1669 Plymouth Colony
  • Spouse:COOK, John
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_b.htm#21

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  • The early genealogies of the Cole families in America. (Including Coles and Cowles). With some account of the descendants of James, by Hartford, Connecticut, 1635-1652, and of Thomas Cole, of Salem, Mass., 1649-1672
  • https://books.google.com/books/about/The_Early_Genealogies_of_the_Cole_Famili.html?id=u_0FFJzr_tUC
  • https://archive.org/details/earlygenealogie00colegoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/earlygenealogie00colegoog#page/n87/mode/1up
  • Pg.53
  • JAMES COLE. One of the families that came from England to Plymouth was that of James Cole. I have not been able to find anything concerning him previous to 1634, but he probably had a family with him when he came to the settlement. He was the first settler on the eminence known as "Burial Hill." The first mention of him in the Plymouth Colony Records is in the list of freemen of 1633, where the name is spelled Coale ("Ply. Col. Rec. 1-4.) .... etc.
  • https://archive.org/stream/earlygenealogie00colegoog#page/n89/mode/1up
  • .... Savage says that he was living in 1688, very aged.
  • His wife was Mary —— , she was living in March, 1660. Children :
    • 2. i. James, b. about 1625 d. —
    • 3. ii. Hugh, b. about 1627, d. —
    • 4. iii. John, b. — d. 1677.
    • iv. Mary, b. — m. John Almy, he was a son of William Almy of Plymouth, 1643. After his marriage to Mary Cole he moved to Portsmouth, R. I. He was Capt. in King Phillip's war, and died in 1676.
  • JAMES2 COLE (James1), The oldest son of James Cole, the Plymouth inn-keeper was probably born in England and came to the colony when a boy with his father. The date of his birth was probably about 1625, as he is on the list of those able to bear arms in 1643, together with his younger brother Hugh.
  • He married December 23, 1652, Mary Tilson, at Scituate, and there his oldest child was born.
  • .... etc.
  • https://archive.org/stream/earlygenealogie00colegoog#page/n90/mode/1up
  • Pg.56
  • HUGH2 COLE (James1), the second son of James and Mary Cole, was born probably about 1626, as he is found on the list of able-bodied men in 1643, and those lists generally included the men from sixteen to sixty.
  • https://archive.org/stream/earlygenealogie00colegoog#page/n91/mode/1up
  • Pg.57
  • He married June 8, 1655, Mary, the daughter of Richard Foxwell.*
  • .... etc.
    • * Richard Foxwell came with Winthrop and was admitted freeman in 1631. He moved to Situate, R. I., in 1634, and m. Ann Shelly. He was one of the church in Situate under the Rev. John Laythrope. He d. about 1668. His children (recorded in Barnstable) were: i. Mary, b. Aug. 17, 1635, m. Hugh Cole. ii. Martha, b. Mar. 24, 1638, m. Sam'l Bacon, May 9, 1699. iii. Ruth, b. Mar. 25, 1641. iv. John, b. — d. Sept, 21, 1646.
  • https://archive.org/stream/earlygenealogie00colegoog#page/n93/mode/1up
  • Pg.59
  • .... etc.
  • The children of Hugh and Mary (Foxwell) Cole were:
    • 7. i. James, b. Nov. 8, 1655.
    • 8. ii. Hugh, b. Mar. 8, 1658.
    • 9. iii. John, b. Mar. 16, 1660.
    • iv. Martha, b. Apr. 14, 1662.
    • v. Anna, b. Oct. 14, 1664, m. Wm. Sailsbury, of Swansey.
    • vi. Ruth, b. Jan. 8, 1666.
    • 10. vii. Joseph, b. May 15, 1668.
  • On Jan. 1, 1689, he married Elizabeth, the widow of Joseph Cook,* and in 1698, as his third wife, the widow Mary Morton.
  • JOHN2 COLE (James1), .... etc.
    • * Elizabeth Litter was the daughter of Thomas Litter, of Plymouth, who came over from London in 1635, at the age of twenty-three, and died in 1684. He left one son and three daughters, the second of whom, Elizabeth, m. Oct. 1655, Wm. Shurtleff, who was struck by lightning June 23, 1663. By him she had three sons. On Nov. 18, 1669, she m. Joseph Cook, the youngest son of Francis, who came over in the Mayflower in 1620. He was b. in Holland and came over in the Ann, in 1623, with his mother and brother. He d. 1676, and Jan. 1, 1689, she m. Hugh Cole, who survived her.

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ID: I014301

  • Name: ELIZABETH LETTICE , SHURTLEFF, COOKE
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1637 in of England
  • Death: 31 OCT 1693 in 57th year, Wannamoisett (once a part of Swansea and Seekonk), Bristol County, Massachusetts, New England, now is present day East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial: 1693 Tyler Point Cemetery, Barrington, Bristol County, Rhode Island, New England
  • Reference Number: SHAW14301

Note: Elizabeth (Lettice) Shurtleff is buried with her third husband, Hugh Cole, in the churchyard at Swansea, now known as the Tyler Point Cemetery. This is in the southern extreme of Meadow Neck and is now known as Howland Meadow in Barrington, Rhode Island. This portion was set off from Swansea in 1718.

Father: Thomas LETTICE b: WFT Est 1587-1711

Mother: Ann UNKNOWN b: ABT 1606

Marriage 1 WILLIAM SHIRTLEY SHURTLEFF SHIERCLIFFE b: 16 MAY 1624 in Parish of Ecclesfield, West Riding, Yorkshire, Hallamshire, England

  • Married: 18 OCT 1655 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England
  • Event: P.R. 7 Private Record 18 OCT 1655 in from the Bible William Shurtleff, now in the possession of Maria E. Lucas of East Carver
  • Event: P.R. 2 Private Record 18 OCT 1655 in from a copy of the Bible record of Benjamin Shurtleff, 3rd, of Boston, now in the possession of Mr. Benjamin Shurtleff of Revere

Children

  • 1. William Shurtleff , Captain b: ABT 1657 in of Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England
  • 2. Thomas Shurtleff b: ABT 1659 in of Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England
  • 3. ABIEL SHURTLEFF , "born posthumously" b: BET 23 AND 30 JUN 1666 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England

Marriage 2 Jacob Cooke b: 1618 in of Leyden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

  • Married: 18 NOV 1669 in Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England

Children

  • 1. Sarah Cooke b: ABT 1671 in of Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England
  • 2. Rebeckah Cooke b: BEF 11 DEC 1675

Marriage 3 HUGH COLE , SERGEANT b: BET 1627 AND 29 JUN 1628 in Barnstaple, England or London, England

  • Married: 1 JAN 1688/89 in Plymouth Colony, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, New England

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From Jim Bullock's Rehoboth Roots:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jbbullock&id=I8443

ID: I8443

  • Name: Elizabeth LETTICE
  • Given Name: Elizabeth
  • Surname: Lettice
  • Sex: F
  • Change Date: 12 JUN 2003
  • Birth: 1636/7
    • Note: Born between 1 Nov 1636 and 31 Oct 1637 based on age at death. [1]
  • Death: 31 OCT 1693 in Swansea, Bristol, MA
    • Note: Died in her 57th year. [2] [3] [4] [1]
  • Father: Thomas LETTICE
  • Mother: Anne [--?--]

Marriage 1 William SHURTLEFF

  • Married: 18 OCT 1655 [2] [5] [6] [1]

Marriage 2 Jacob COOKE b: ABT 1618 in Leiden, , Holland

  • Married: 18 NOV 1669 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA [2] [5] [1]

Children

  • 1. Sarah COOKE b: ABT 1671 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
  • 2. Rebecca COOKE

Marriage 3 Hugh COLE b: BEF 29 JUN 1628 in Barnstable, Devon, England

  • Married: 1 JAN 1688/9 in , , Plymouth Colony [2] [7]

Sources:

1. Abbrev: Cooke, Francis

  • Title: Ralph V. Wood, Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower: The First Five Generations (Picton Press; Rockport, ME; 1999)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 46

2. Abbrev: Torrey

  • Title: Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1985)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 168

3. Abbrev: Swansea VR-Book A

  • Title: Alverdo H. Mason, Editor, Book A, Records of the Town of Swansea. 1662 to 1705. (East Braintree, Mass. 1900)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 145

4. Abbrev: Swansea VR

  • Title: Transcriber, H. L. Peter Rounds; Editors Jane Fletcher Fiske & Margaret F. Costello, Vital Records of Swansea, Massachusetts to 1850 (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1992)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 27

5. Abbrev: Great Migration Begins

  • Title: Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, 3 volumes (Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: vol. I, p. 470

6. Abbrev: Pope

  • Title: Charles Henry Pope, The Pioneers of Massachusetts (Boston, 1900 Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1998)
  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120 USA
  • Page: p. 284

7. Abbrev: Plymouth Co. VR

  • Title: George Ernest Bowman, Early Vital Records of Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Plymouth Colony Vital Records (Reproduced by Search & ReSearch Corp., Wheat Ridge, CO, 1998)

  • Repository:
  • Name: Personal Collection of James B. Bullock, Littleton, CO 80120, USA
  • Page: p. 127

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Elizabeth Cole's Timeline

1636
July 1636
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
1657
1657
Age 20
Plymouth, Massachusetts
1659
1659
Age 22
Plymouth, MA
1666
June 27, 1666
Age 29
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1671
January 17, 1671
Age 34
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1675
December 11, 1675
Age 39
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
1693
October 31, 1693
Age 57
Swansea, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)