Hello, I am kin to a David Cole (born abt 1806 in possibly TN) who married Melinda Smith (born abt 1816 possibly in KY) abt 1838 unknown where they were married but probably in KY. They had 5 children that I know of:
William Cole b. abt 1838 in KY
Chesley E. Cole b. abt Feb. 19, 1840 KY or VA
James Cole b. abt. 1844 KY
Frances Marion Cole b. July 02, 1846 KY
Thomas Austin Cole b. Sep 24, 1848 KY
The family stared in Butler Co. KY, then to Jersey Co. IL, and stated put in Lincoln Co. MO for awhile. After the 1880's the family spread out some to TX, OK, KS while others stayed in IL.
1850 Butler Co, KY
1860 Jersey Co, IL
1880, 1900 Union Twsp, Lincoln CO, MO
1910 Drywood Twsp, Bourbon Co, KS (Chesley)
Chesley's line is my branch, he married Nancy Kirkhart between 1860-1868 in MO they had 7 children all born in Lincoln CO, MO.
Emily b. abt. 1868 MO
David b. abt. 1871 MO
Ellen b. Aug. 2, 1874 d. Mar. 30, 1901 (married Edward Crockett and possibly died with several young children.)
John Marion b. Nov. 7, 1875 d. July 10, 1939 (my line) He was a roaming preacher from Springfiled, MO to Butes, CO. He married Florence Adelia DeVer in IL. He passed in Lyon County KS.)
Doara A. b. abt. May 1879 (married Oscar Burwell in Beckham Co, OK)
Joseph R. b. abt. Nov. 1881
Rebecca Jane b. abt. Sep. 1885 (married John Thomas Bradburn)
I would love to see if we have a connection. Thanks.
Melissa A. Boylejboyle7@kc.rr.com