Thank you so much for your quick response. I am not related to T J Coleman. Actually Thomas Jefferson Cole Sr lived in Palmyra (Marion County) but reportedly died in Bollinger County around 1872. Edwardsville was also a possibility. He evidently was with a Emiline Bradshaw (8 children) and them married a Sarah Reynolds. Family is trying to locate where and if there is a burial place for him. Thomas Jefferson Cole Sr is my gr-gr grandfather. His son Thomas Jefferson Cole Jr died in St Louis but he is buried in Malcom, IA. Does this narrow things down. Cousin of mine did intensive tracking and came to a dead end, also.