GEORGE COLE,supposedly an Inca Indian, came to Knox County, KY and married ISABELLS GREGORY, a black woman. In the early 1800s he had been in Washington, DC working on road crews and building railroads. They had three children George COLE, Jr., Lucy COLE Ellis, and Elizabeth COLE Gibson. George Cole and his wife were killed at an early age and their children raised by the sister of John GREGORY. Elizabeth COLE Ellis was the mother of Elizabeth Ellis NEAL. George COLE's brother was William Jones COLE, who still has descendants in Barbourville.