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Mary Cole (Foxwell)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scituate, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Swansea, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Foxwell, of Barnstable and Ann Foxwell
Wife of Sgt. Hugh Cole
Mother of James Cole; Hugh Cole, II; John Cole; FNU Cole; Anna (Hannah) Salisbury and 8 others
Sister of Martha Bacon; Ruth Nelson and John FOXWELL

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Bur...
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About Mary Cole

  • Mary Foxwell Cole
  • Birth: Aug. 17, 1635 Massachusetts, USA
  • Death: 1688 Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Mary died about 1688 and is buried here in an unmarked grave. She was the daughter of Richard Foxwell and Anne Shelly. She married Hugh Cole Jan. 8, 1654. Hugh was born 1628 in England.
  • Source: "The Descendants of James Cole of Plymouth 1633" by E. B. Cole, pg. 25.
  • note: source accepted by National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, see National No. 030280.
  • Family links:
  • Spouse:
  • Hugh Cole (1628 - 1698)*
  • Children:
    • James Cole (1655 - 1712)*
    • Hugh Cole (1658 - 1738)*
    • John Cole (1660 - 1748)*
    • Martha Cole Sweeting (1662 - 1708)*
    • Anna Cole Salisbury (1664 - 1704)*
    • Ruth Cole Luther (1666 - 1718)*
    • Joseph Cole (1668 - ____)*
    • Ebenezer Cole (1671 - 1719)*
    • Mary Cole Kingsley (1676 - 1756)*
    • Benjamin Cole (1678 - 1748)*
  • Burial: Tyler Point Cemetery, Barrington, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 68058156
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68058156

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  • COLE, Hugh
  • b. 1627
  • d. 1699 Swansea, Bristol, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: COLE, James
  • Mother: LOBEL, Mary
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 8 JAN 1653/4 Swansea, Bristol, Mass.
  • Spouse: FOXWELL, Mary
  • b. 17 AUG 1635 Barnstable, Barnstable, Mass.
  • d. 1689 Swansea, Bristol, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: FOXWELL, Richard
  • Mother: SHELLEY, Ann
  • Children:
    • COLE, James b. AUG 1655 Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass.
    • COLE, Hugh
    • COLE, John
    • COLE, Ann
    • COLE, Martha
    • COLE, Ruth
    • COLE, Joseph b. 15 MAY 1668 Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass.
    • COLE, Mary
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_577.htm#24

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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.
  • .... 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.
  • .... 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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Mary Cole's Timeline

1635
August 3, 1635
Barnstable, Plymouth, Mass.
August 3, 1635
Barnstable, Plymouth, Mass.
August 3, 1635
Barnstable, Plymouth, Mass.
August 17, 1635
Scituate, Plymouth Colony
August 30, 1635
Scituate, Plymouth Colony
August 1635
Barnstable, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1655
November 8, 1655
Age 20
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1655
Age 19
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
1658
March 15, 1658
Age 22
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)