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John Cole, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Cole, of Hampton & Salem and Anna Cole
Husband of Mary Cole and Sarah Cole
Father of John Cole, Jr.; Thomas Cole; Mary Cole; Hannah Cole; Anna Sessions and 1 other
Brother of Abraham Cole

Occupation: Cooper
Managed by: William Mayfield Smith
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

About John Cole, Sr.

(II) John Cole, son of Thomas Cole (1), was born in 164—. He was a cooper by trade, and lived in Salem until about 1675. He was one of the inhabitants of Salem who protested against the imposts in 1668. About 1675’ he removed to Malden, and about 1684 to Lynn, where he died intestate October 8, 1703.

He married,

  1. first, May 28, 1667, Mary Knight, probably daughter of William Knight.
  2. second, between 1675 and 1686, Sarah Alsbee. She was tried for witchcraft at Charlestown, and acquitted February 1, 1693.

His son Samuel was appointed administrator of his widowed mother’s estate, May 25, 1741.

Children:

  • 1. John, born May 18, 1668.
  • 2. Thomas, born November, 1669, died 1669.
  • 3. I\‘Iary, born September 1, 1671.
  • 4. Hannah, born December 12, 1674.
  • 5. Samuel, born December 27. 1687, mentioned below.
  • 6. Anna, born August 5, 1690; married Sessions.

Sources

  1. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of ..., Volume 1 edited by William Richard Cutter.  Page 553.  "Thomas Cole, immigrant ancestor."

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3. JOHN2 COLE (THOMAS1) was born 1645 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, and died October 08, 1703 in Lynn, Massachusettes.

He married

  • (1) MARY KNIGHT May 28, 1667 in Salem, Essex, Mass.. She was born July 14, 1620 in Romsey, Southampton, Hampshire, England, (sic: not so sure of this)and died before 1675 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusettes.
  • (2) SARAH ALSBEE Bet. 1675 - 1686 in Malden, Massachusettes. She was born Abt. 1643 in England, and died 1741 in Boxford, Essex, Massachusettes.

Notes

The second son of Thomas and Ann Cole. He was also one of the inhabitants of Salem who protested against imposts in 1668. He married (1) Mary Knight, May 28, 1667, she died before 1675. He married (2)Sarah Albee between 1675 and 1686. He was a Cooper (barrel maker) by trade, and lived in Salem till about 1675, when he moved to Malden, Mass., and about 1684, to Lynn, Mass. where he died October 8, 1703, intestate (without having made a will).

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John Cole, Sr.'s Timeline

1643
August 27, 1643
Grantchester, Cambridge, England
1644
July 15, 1644
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
1667
May 28, 1667
Age 22
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1668
May 18, 1668
Age 23
Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
1669
November 1669
Age 25
Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
1671
August 1, 1671
Age 27
Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
1674
October 12, 1674
Age 30
Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts
1686
1686
Age 41
Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts
1687
December 27, 1687
Age 43
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
1690
August 5, 1690
Age 46
Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts