Janet - I have your John! Don't know wife Mary's last name, either. I have Nancy's husband as Absalom. Also, Nancy's sister Lucy married a Jordan Bailey. Any relation to Absalom??
John, Sr. is the next youngest of six children of Richard Cole (b. 1717, Boldrup, Warwick Co, VA; d. 12 Feb 1781, Louisa Co, VA - Land owner and Planter) and his first wife, Lydia Hansford HILL (b. 1720, York Co, VA; d. 1755, Louise Co, VA).
Martha/Matilda "Patsy" 1740 - 1788
William Samuel (my link) 1742 - 1795
Lydia Hansford 1744 or 1746 - ?
Rebecca 1746/1750 to 1814/15
John, Jr. 1748(?) - 1799
Samuel Hill 1750/1754 - 1819
I have LOTS more info! Pls. e-mail me if you want more.... I'm new to replying to messages so I don't know if my address goes along - so here 'tis: LeahLBM@aol.com