Rev John Stuart Cole

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John Stuart Cole

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newberry, Newberry County, South Carolina
Death: Died in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Cause of death: pnuemonia
Place of Burial: Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. John Cole 1752 and Jane Stuart
Husband of Susanna Cole
Father of William Stuart Cole; Sarah Ann Cole; Dr. D. V. Cole; John Bailey Cole; James Emmet Cole and 1 other
Brother of Mary Leach and William Cole

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About Rev John Stuart Cole

http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1912/v3/veatch_john_j.html

"John Cole came from Scotland, and was in the Battle of New Orleans, under General Jackson, and after receiving his discharge after the War of 1812 he went to Kentucky, where he was married. The next we hear of the Cole family, the widow (John Cole having died) was living in Burlington, Iowa,"

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Drummer in War of 1812 died of pneumonia counting election returns buried Decatur IL

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A review of 1812 Service records, indicates there many soldier's named "John Cole" that served during the war. including some from SC and KY. None are specifically identified as drummers, though. While KY militia are documented as being at the Battle of New Orleans, the SC units are not. Of course, he could be one of the many "John Cole"s that served with VA or NC units or elsewhere.

He was not Andrew Jackson's personal drummer who is documented as being the then 14 yr old Jordan Noble: http://www.neworleansbar.org/documents/NobleDrummerArticle.pdf

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http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/dallas/pp1907/pp1907-n.htm

" born in Carolina, August 1, 1796, and died July 26, 1831. .... 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...."

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Rev John Stuart Cole's Timeline

1796
August 1, 1796
Newberry, Newberry County, South Carolina

Bush River Baptist Church (AKA Cole's Meeting) cemetery in Newberry includes a possible brother "Bailey Cole" born in 1797, and another William:

http://genealogytrails.com/scar/newberry/bushriverbaptistcemetery.htm

Cole, Bailey 1/2/1797--9/20/1865
Cole, Jane 9/15/1796--10/6/1871 wife of Bailey Cole
Cole, John A. 6/3/1831--11/8/1862 CSA Flag on marker
Cole, William Unknown--3/23/1802 age 33 years

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1817
August 4, 1817
Age 21
Green, Kentucky, United States
1820
September 8, 1820
Age 24
Kentucky, United States
1822
June 23, 1822
Age 25
1824
October 4, 1824
Age 28
Lawrence, Indiana, United States

NOTE: one family genealogy lists "Lawrence, Indiana, United States" but census records consistently say Kentucky.

1826
November 28, 1826
Age 30
Lawrence, Indiana, United States
1829
August 14, 1829
Age 33
Sangamon, Illinois, United States

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

"United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M82N-5W5 : accessed 10 Apr 2013), Elizabeth J Noel, 1860.

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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.

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From another sketch of her husband Cole Noel:

Past and Present of Dallas County, Iowa - 1907

http://books.google.com/books?output=text&id=pFE0AQAAMAAJ&j...

"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. "

1831
January 26, 1831
Age 34
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois