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Susanna Cole (Duke)

Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Polk, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of David Duke and Elizabeth Duke
Wife of Rev John Stuart Cole
Mother of William Stuart Cole; Sarah Ann Cole; Dr. D. V. Cole; John Bailey Cole; James Emmet Cole and 1 other
Sister of Mary (Polly) Hawks; John Taylor Duke; Charles Duke; Pameal Duke; Elizabeth Duke and 7 others

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Susanna Cole's Timeline

April 12, 1799
South Carolina, United States

From: Richard Given
Subject: [DUKE-L] David DUKE (~1773-1826) KY
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 13:08:12 -0600

My brick wall is David DUKE and three siblings; William, Miriam (aka Mrs. Moses PARKER) and Ailey (aka Mrs. BRUNK). I have no additional information on David's siblings.

David was born about 1773 and died date unknown in Greenburg, Green Co., KY.
About 1798 in SC, he married Elizabeth MILLER, born about 1777 to 1783 in VA.
She died 1857 in Henry Co., Iowa or Millersburg, Des Moines Co., Iowa.

1. Susanna DUKE, b. 12 Apr 1799, SC. d 30 Dec 1865, At home of son, David V.
COLE in Polk Co., Iowa. Married Reverend John Stuart COLE, 5 Aug 1816 in Green
Co., KY.
a. William Stuart COLE (1817-1841) did not marry
b. Mary COLE (1819-1819)
c. Sally Ann COLE (1820-1899) md Elias VEATCH
d. David Vincient COLE (1822-1900) md Henrietta A. FLEISCHMAN
e. John Bailey COLE (1824-1879) md Juliett JACOBS
f. James Emmett COLE (1826-1833)
g. Elizabeth Jane COLE (1829-1919) md (1) A.W. WINCHESTER, (2) Cole

2. Pamela DUKE, b. about 1801, SC. Married William CURRY, 1 Oct 1823 in
Green Co., KY.

3. Mary "Polly" DUKE, b. 23 Jan 1803, Green Co., KY, d 11 Feb 1872 Elkhart,
Polk, IA Married George HAWKS, 13 Mar 1823 in Green Co., KY.

4. John Taylor DUKE, b. 2 Apr 1805, Greenburg, Green, KY, d 24 Dec 1888, Polk,
Shelby, IA. Married Nancy MATHIS, 26 Dec 1832 in Green Co., KY.

5. Elizabeth DUKE, b. 20 Apr 1807, Green CO., KY, d 26 Jan 1888, Elkhart, Polk,
IA. Married William J. MATHIS Jr., 5 Oct 1825 in Brush Creek, Green Co., KY.

6. Charles DUKE, b. about 1809, KY.

7. David DUKE, b. 1811-1813, KY, d 1843 ?Iowa?. Married Mary SEE, 19 Jul 1836
in Henry Co., IA.

8. Lucinda DUKE, b. about 1813, KY. Married Mr. MILLER.

9. James DUKE, b about 1815. did not marry.

10. Sally DUKE, b. 1817, KY. Married Mr. Spooner.

If you have additional information or connect to any of the above, please
contact me.

Thanks, Richard

August 1, 1816
Age 17
Green, Kentucky, United States

Inquiry to D.A.R. magazine Vol 55 page 286

9965 Cole Wanted dates of b d & m of John Cole Sr & his w Jane Stuart Did he have Rev ser

Their son John b 1796 d 1871 m Aug 1 1816 in Greene Co Ky Susannah Duke b Apr 12 1799 d Dec 30 1865

(a) Duke - Miller: Daniel Duke b 1825 Ky m Eliz Miller of Carolina She had bros Christopher, William, Henry. Wanted any data of Daniel Duke or the Miller familv HBH
Reply page 655:

9965 Cole -Miller
Annals of Newbury pp 142 144 & History of Hardin Co Ky: Christopher Miller of Hardin Co Ky was taken prisoner by the Indians 1773 when abt 15 years of age. He was rescued by Gen Wayne. His older bro Henry had also been captured. I think these men were bros of your Elizabeth.

John Cole for 35 yrs pastor of the Bashuri Church passed away 1816 Elizabeth Cole his gr dau b 1828 dau of John Cole & Susannah Dukes d in Des Moines Iowa, June 1920

[submitted by] Almeda Brenton Harpel, 1125 21st St Des Moines, Iowa


2. John Stuart Cole was born 1 AUG 1796 in South Carolina, and died 26 JAN 1831 in Decatur, Macon, Illinois. He was the son of 4. Jon Cole and 5. Jane Stuart.

3. Susanna Duke was born 12 APR 1799 in South Carolina, and died 3 DEC 1865 in Polk, Iowa. She was the daughter of 6. David 1 Duke and 7. Elizabeth Miller.

Children of Susanna Duke and John Stuart Cole are:
i. William Stuart Cole was born 4 AUG 1817 in Green, Kentucky, and died 1 AUG 1841 in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa.

ii. Sarah Ann Cole was born 8 SEP 1820, and died 1 JUN 1899 in San Jose, Santa Clara, California. She married Elias Veatch NOV 1838 in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa.

iii. David Vincent Cole was born 23 JUN 1822 in Green, Kentucky, and died 14 FEB 1900 in Wellington, Sumner, Kansas. He married Henrietta Fleishman 10 MAR 1849 in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri.

iv. John Bailey Cole was born 4 OCT 1824 in Lawrence, Indiana, and died 8 JUL 1879 in Esparto, Yolo, California. He married Juliett Jacobs 5 OCT 1848.

v. James Emmet Cole was born 28 NOV 1826 in Lawrence, Indiana.

1. vi. Elizabeth Jane Cole was born 14 AUG 1829 in Macon, Illinois. She married Dan (Wincheste?) Winchester 7 OCT 1845.


From biography of daughter Elizabeth's second husband:
"They were married in Green county, Kentucky, August 1, 1816. '

August 4, 1817
Age 18
Green, Kentucky, United States
September 8, 1820
Age 21
Kentucky, United States
June 23, 1822
Age 23
October 4, 1824
Age 25
Lawrence, Indiana, United States
November 28, 1826
Age 27
Lawrence, Indiana, United States
August 14, 1829
Age 30
Sangamon, Illinois, United States

Name: Elizabeth J Noel
Event Type:
Event Year:
Event Place:
Minor Civil Division: Village Of Adel
Age (Expanded): 30 years
Birth Year (Estimated):
Page: 131
Household ID:
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
GS Film number: 803317
Digital Folder Number: 4218125
Image Number: 00143
Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 Apr 2013), Elizabeth J Noel, 1860.


From husband's biographical sketch:

The lady who now bears the name of Mrs. Noel, was in her maidenhood Elizabeth J. Cole, daughter of John and Susanna (Duke) Cole, the former a native of North Carolina and the latter of South Carolina. Her mother's people were of English origin, but her father was of Scotch descent, and in the war of 1812 he served as a drummer boy. He afterward became a Baptist minister and devoted his life to his fellow men. Mrs. Noel was born in Sangamon county, Illinois, August 14, 1829, and by her marriage became the mother of three children: Emma Belle, wife of C. F. McCoy; Carrie S., who died in childhood; and Marcella J., wife of W. T. Buck.


From another sketch of her husband Cole Noel:

Past and Present of Dallas County, Iowa - 1907

"On the 30th of May, 1858, in Adel, was celebrated the marriage of Cole Noel and Miss Elizabeth Cole, who was born in Decatur, Illinois, August 14, 1829, her parents being John and Susan (Duke) Cole. Her father was born in North Carolina, August 1, 1796, and died July 26, 1831. His wife was born April 12, 1799, in South‘ Carolina, and died in Des Moines, December 30, 1866. They were married in Green county, Kentucky, August 1, 1816. Mr. Cole engaged in the manufacture of pewterware and was also a minister of the Baptist church while living in Kentucky. He remained a resident of that state until 1824, when he removed to Indiana ‘and later he took up his abode in Illinois, where he died. He served as a drummer boy in the war of 1812 and‘ he gave his political allegiance to the democracy. Unto him and his wife were born six children but Mrs. Noel is the only one now living. "

December 30, 1865
Age 66
Polk, Iowa, United States