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COLE'S IN NORTH CAROLINA TENN.

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Re: COLE'S IN NORTH CAROLINA TENN.

Posted: 27 Dec 2001 3:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Cole, Davidson, Hayes
My Grandmother's stepmother was Bertie Cole, Dillard's daughter. Here's what I have collected so far. The ? means that it's not been verified as of yet. If you can add anything, please let me know, I'd love to share information and would be happy to send you a gedcom file if this is the right family.
Thanks,
Lisa Brockmeier Southard

First Generation
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1. ?Bob Walker.


Children:

2 i. Silas Jackson Walker


*Second Generation
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2. Silas Jackson Walker. Son of ?Bob Walker. Born 5/25/1830. Died 5/12/1913. Buried in Green River Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

He married Elizabeth Swain. Born 9/10/1830. Died 9/5/1913. Buried in Green River Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.
They had the following children:

3 i. Safronia Walker
4 ii. Mildred Etta Walker
iii. Rhoda E. Walker; Born 6/20/1867. Died 5/6/1951. Buried in Green River Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

She married George Washington Davidson, son of Hazle Davidson & Mary Elizabeth "Granny Polly" Scruggs. Born 9/8/1858 in Polk County, NC. Died 1/15/1941. Buried in Green River Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk Co., NC.

iv. Margaret J. Walker; Born Circa 1853.
v. John T. Walker; Born Circa 1855.
vi. Sarah Ann Walker; Born Circa 1857.
vii. ?Nancy Walker;
viii. ?Misscuria Walker;
ix. ?William Ellis Walker;

He married Mittie Elizabeth Henderson.

x. ?Millard E. Walker;
xi. ?Mary L. Walker;


*Third Generation
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3. Safronia Walker. Daughter of Silas Jackson Walker & Elizabeth Swain. Born 4/26/1860 in Polk County, NC. Died 4/25/1951. Buried in Green River Baptist Church, Polk County, NC.

She married Dillard Cole. Born 12/5/1854 in Rutherford County, NC. Died 8/25/1932. Buried in Greenriver Baptist Church, Polk Co., NC.
They had the following children:

i. Ida Cole;

She married Unknown Hill.

ii. Mallie Cole; Born 3/30/1880. Died 6/23/1960. Buried in Green River Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

She married John A. Shields. Born 8/4/1868. Died 3/21/1949. Buried in Green River Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

5 iii. John Willy Cole
iv. H. Lester Cole; Born 9/8/1886. Died 5/28/1979. Buried in West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton, NC.

She married W. Mack Griswald. Born 1/18/1870. Died 6/17/1963. Buried in West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton, NC.

6 v. Bertie Alice Cole
7 vi. Lemuel Cole
vii. Rhonda Venona Lee Cole; Born 10/13/1897 in Polk County, NC. Died 8/29/1982. Buried in Green River Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

She married William M Fisher. Born 6/8/1891. Died 8/4/1956. Buried in Green River Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

8 viii. Tessler Z. Cole

4. Mildred Etta Walker. Daughter of Silas Jackson Walker & Elizabeth Swain. Born 7/3/1869 in ?Polk County, NC. Died 11/12/1926. Buried in Sandy Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

She married William Pulaski Davidson, son of William Davidson & Cordelia Elizabeth Lancaster. Born 12/6/1864 in ?Rutherfordton, NC. Died 1/14/1951. Buried in Sandy Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.
They had the following children:

i. Bertha Beatrice Davidson; Born 8/31/1891 in Polk County, NC.
ii. Bonner Morton Davidson; Born 9/29/1893 in Polk County, NC. Died 12/1/1991 in Polk County, NC. Buried in Sandy Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

He married Mary Edna. Born 11/1/1905.

iii. Esley Thorton Davidson; Born 3/14/1900. Died 1/20/1980. Buried in Sandy Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Polk County, NC.

He married ? Tommie L. Born 12/25/1895. Died 3/4/1968.



*Fourth Generation
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5. John Willy Cole. Son of Dillard Cole & Safronia Walker. Born 6/10/1885. Died 2/21/1971. Buried in Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherford, NC.

He married Letha Melton. Born 1/27/1889. Died 11/4/1954. Buried in Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherford, NC.
They had the following children:

i. Lance George Cole; Born 1/11/1913 in Polk County, NC.

6. Bertie Alice Cole. Daughter of Dillard Cole & Safronia Walker. Born 1890. Died 1966 in Polk Co., NC. Buried in Green River Baptist Church.

She did not marry Unknown.
They had the following children:

9 i. Lloyd Ben Cole

She first married Vollney Davidson, son of Pink Stacy? & Sallie Davidson Cole, 2/19/1919. Born 6/18/1886 in Polk Co. NC. Died 8/18/1963 in Mills Springs, NC. Buried in Green River Baptist Church. Occupation Farmer.
They had the following children:

10 i. Vollney Dillard Davidson
11 ii. Cletus Walker Davidson
12 iii. Paul Robert Davidson
13 iv. Marshall Davidson

7. Lemuel Cole. Son of Dillard Cole & Safronia Walker. Born 9/2/1892 in Polk County, NC. Died 6/13/1949. Buried in Green River Baptist Church, Polk County, NC.

He married Jennie Agnes Metcalf, 7/18/1920 in Polk County, NC. Born 8/10/1904 in Polk County, NC. Died 10/13/1982. Buried in Greenriver Baptist Church, Polk Co., NC.
They had the following children:

i. Quimi Cole;
ii. Lemuel Burton Jr Cole; Born 4/23/1921 in Polk County, NC.
iii. Carrie Cole; Born 1922 in Polk County, NC.
iv. James Dillard Cole; Born 1/19/1924 in Polk County, NC. Died 6/24/1964. Buried in Providence Methodist Cemetery, Rutherford County, NC.
v. Worth Newton Cole; Born 1/18/1926 in Polk County, NC.

He married Geraldine Mathis, 1/15/1949 in Rutherford County, NC.

vi. Howard Cleveland Cole; Born 10/24/1927 in Polk County, NC.
vii. Billy Albert Cole; Born 12/25/1929 in Polk County, NC.
viii. Bobby Dean Cole; Born 3/14/1932 in Polk County, NC.
ix. Claude Benson Cole; Born 7/10/1934 in Polk County, NC. Died 7/10/1934. Buried in Alexander Town Cemetery, Rutherford County, NC.

He married Annie Pearl Greene, 11/26/1955 in Rutherford County, NC.

x. Avery Blaine Jackson Cole; Born 11/29/1936 in Polk County, NC.
xi. Rhonda Janelle Cole; Born 3/11/1940 in Polk County, NC.
xii. Patricia Christine Cole; Born 1/1/1945 in Polk County, NC.

8. Tessler Z. Cole. Son of Dillard Cole & Safronia Walker. Born 9/9/1902. Died 8/8/1983. Buried in Piedmont Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton, NC.

He married Myrtice Flynn.
They had the following children:

i. Bruce Remick Cole; Born 2/28/1926 in Polk County, NC. Died 5/20/1927 in Piedmont Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton, NC.


*Fifth Generation
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9. Lloyd Ben Cole. Son of Unknown & Bertie Alice Cole. Born 1/29/1911. Died 11/23/1975. Buried in Green River Baptist Church, Polk Co, NC.

He married Ollis Willis, daughter of Unknown Willis. Born 1/26/1910. Died 7/16/1995. Buried in Green River Baptist Church, Polk Co, NC.
They had the following children:

14 i. Margie Louise Cole
15 ii. Iris Elaine Cole

10. Vollney Dillard Davidson. Son of Vollney Davidson & Bertie Alice Cole. Born 5/18/1920. Died 12/12/1999. Buried in Green River Baptist Church, Polk Co., NC.

He married Julia McCombs, daughter of John McCombs & Elizabeth Thompson, 7/29/1938 in Union Township, Rutherford County, NC. Born 2/28/1908. Died 12/27/1989. Buried in Green River Baptist Church, Polk Co., NC.
They had the following children:

16 i. Sophronia DeEtte Davidson
17 ii. Shelva Jean Davidson
iii. Gerald Dillard Davidson; Born 6/18/1939. Died 6/18/1939. Buried in Green River Baptist Church, Polk County, NC.

11. Cletus Walker Davidson. Son of Vollney Davidson & Bertie Alice Cole. Born 3/17/1923 in Polk County, NC. Died 11/14/1998. Buried in Unmarked, Pore's Ford Baptist Church Cem, Rutherford, NC.

He married Mary Estelle Conner, daughter of John Miller Conner & Addie Mae Radford. Born 3/14/1919. Died 8/26/1990. Buried in Unmarked, Pore's Ford Baptist Church Cem, Rutherford, NC.
They had the following children:

i. Charles Robert Davidson; Born 3/12/1945.

He first married Beulah Stafford.

He second married Doranda Heath.

18 ii. Avis Ann Davidson

12. Paul Robert Davidson. Son of Vollney Davidson & Bertie Alice Cole. Born 4/18/1925. Died 3/4/1985. Buried in Church of the Brethen, NC.

He married Alma Irene Price. Born 8/20/1925. Buried in Church of the Brethen, NC.
They had the following children:

19 i. James Harry Davidson
20 ii. Robert Dean Davidson

13. Marshall Davidson. Son of Vollney Davidson & Bertie Alice Cole. Born 6/25/1928 in Polk County, NC. Died 8/23/1974. Buried in Green River Baptist Church, Polk Co, NC.

He married Gladys Geneva Wells, daughter of Jay Wells & Cassie Cothran. Born 5/13/1932 in Union, SC. Died 9/27/1994 in Polk County, NC. Buried in Son Rise Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton, NC.
They had the following children:

21 i. Peggy Jo Davidson
22 ii. Wanda Marie Davidson
23 iii. Veronica Danette Davidson
24 iv. Marsha Darlene Davidson


*Sixth Generation
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14. Margie Louise Cole. Daughter of Lloyd Ben Cole & Ollis Willis. Born 8/29/1943 in Polk County, NC.

She first married James Paul Adkins.
They had the following children:

25 i. Jill Marie Adkins

She second married Thomas Edward Allison. Born 3/18/1945.

15. Iris Elaine Cole. Daughter of Lloyd Ben Cole & Ollis Willis. Born 11/21/1940 in Polk County, NC.

She first married Franklin Donald Sr. McMahan.
They had the following children:

26 i. Franklin Donald Jr. McMahan
27 ii. Kimberlyn LaRee McMahan
iii. Philip Daryl McMahan; Born 8/31/1964.

He married Angela Searcy.

iv. Anthony Brian McMahan; Born 8/3/1965.

She second married Paul Michael Wagner. Born 5/13/1943.

16. Sophronia DeEtte Davidson. Daughter of Vollney Dillard Davidson & Julia McCombs. Born 10/22/1942.

She did not marry Unknown.
They had the following children:

28 i. Pamela LaVon Davidson

She first married Wayne Gosnell, 1/7/1971 in Spartanburg, SC. Born 7/18/1952.
They had the following children:

29 i. Timothy Wayne Gosnell
ii. Bryan Dillard Gosnell; Born 11/20/1979.

He married Angela Dawn Pittman.


17. Shelva Jean Davidson. Daughter of Vollney Dillard Davidson & Julia McCombs. Born 9/19/1946.

She married Charles Leon Allison. Born 10/30/1947.
They had the following children:

i. Infant Allison; Born 7/20/1967. Died 7/20/1967 in Green River Baptist Church, Polk County, NC.
ii. Joey Leon Allison; Born 12/26/1976.
iii. Jeffery Charles Allison; Born 4/1983.

18. Avis Ann Davidson. Daughter of Cletus Walker Davidson & Mary Estelle Conner. Born 3/12/1947 in Polk County, NC.

She married Wayman Allison.
They had the following children:

i. Wayman Dale Allison; Born 8/29/1966.
ii. Lori Ann Allison; Born 9/17/1971. Died 5/26/2001.

19. James Harry Davidson. Son of Paul Robert Davidson & Alma Irene Price. Born 10/8/1944.

He married Evelyn Pulley.
They had the following children:

i. James Paul Davidson; Born 2/12/1977.
ii. Mary Evelyn Davidson; Born 2/16/1978.

20. Robert Dean Davidson. Son of Paul Robert Davidson & Alma Irene Price. Born 4/28/1947. Died 1/21/2001. Buried in Church of the Brethren, Polk County, NC.

He married Bonnie Amos.
They had the following children:

i. Jeffery Dean Davidson; Born 10/3/1970. Died 7/21/1987. Buried in Church of the Brethren, Polk County, NC.
ii. Robert Brian Davidson; Born 3/19/1976.

21. Peggy Jo Davidson. Daughter of Marshall Davidson & Gladys Geneva Wells. Born 9/17/1948.

She married Luther Spivey. Born 2/26/1946.
They had the following children:

i. Brian Luther Spivey; Born 3/28/1968.
ii. Byron Keith Spivey; Born 7/5/1969. Died 10/6/1970.
iii. Marshall Oberian Spivey; Born 7/28/1971.

22. Wanda Marie Davidson. Daughter of Marshall Davidson & Gladys Geneva Wells. Born 6/6/1952.

She married Bobby Wayne Burnette, 1970 in Spartanburg, SC. Born 1/3/1952. Died 9/7/1999.
They had the following children:

i. Angela Marie Burnette; Born 11/30/1971.
ii. Marshall Wayne Burnette; Born 12/19/1975. Died 1994.
iii. Joseph Adam Burnette; Born 2/13/1981.

23. Veronica Danette Davidson. Daughter of Marshall Davidson & Gladys Geneva Wells. Born 2/16/1963.

She married Charles Ray Geddes.
They had the following children:

i. Michael Shannon Geddes; Born 9/17/1972.
ii. Tonya Rey Geddes; Born 12/19/1976.

24. Marsha Darlene Davidson. Daughter of Marshall Davidson & Gladys Geneva Wells. Born 8/5/1964 in Spartanburg, SC. Died 5/17/1994 in Polk County, NC. Buried in Son Rise Baptist Church, Rutherford County, NC.


Children:

i. Shane Davidson; Born 11/6/1988. Died 5/17/1994. Buried in Son Rise Baptist Church, Rutherford County, NC.


*Seventh Generation
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25. Jill Marie Adkins. Daughter of James Paul Adkins & Margie Louise Cole. Born 3/29/1974.

She married David Douglas Smith. Born 5/31/1972.
They had the following children:

i. Caleb Nathaniel Smith; Born 12/25/1998.

26. Franklin Donald Jr. McMahan. Son of Franklin Donald Sr. McMahan & Iris Elaine Cole. Born 11/4/1961.

He first married Brenda McEntire. Born 5/10/1960.
They had the following children:

i. Michael William McMahan; Born 3/31/1979.

He second married Lisa White. Born 11/9/1961.

27. Kimberlyn LaRee McMahan. Daughter of Franklin Donald Sr. McMahan & Iris Elaine Cole. Born 1/3/1963.

She first married Unknown.
They had the following children:

i. Kevin Lee McMahan; Born 7/11/1982.

She second married Terry Barnett.
They had the following children:

i. Kristen Barnett; Born 7/5/1985.

She third married Daryl Cox.
They had the following children:

i. Brooke Elaine Cox; Born 10/4/2000.

28. Pamela LaVon Davidson. Daughter of Unknown & Sophronia DeEtte Davidson. Born 6/15/1962.

She married Frankie Lee Greene.
They had the following children:

i. Cory Lee Greene;

29. Timothy Wayne Gosnell. Son of Wayne Gosnell & Sophronia DeEtte Davidson. Born 4/25/1972.

He first married Jennifer Christina Waters.

He second married Nikki Searcy.
They had the following children:

i. Miranda Gosnel;
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