b. c. 1790 in Devon, England; christened on 27 March 1791 in Holsworthy, Devon, England.

d. >1871 , <1881

Married GRACE TAYLOR (parents WILLIAM TAYLOR and ELIZABETH TREBLE) on 19 March 1822 in Holsworthy, Devon, England.

b. 1795 in Holsworthy, Devon, England, baptised 27 January 1796 in Holsworthy.

d. 6 February 1881, Chilsworthy, Holsworthy, Devon, England.


Death Certificate:  She was the widow of WILLIAM COLE (farmer) and was 84 years old when she died.  She died of a gastic ulcer.  JOHN COLE (her grandson) was present at the death.  I have a death certificate for a William Cole, 3/11/1873 at 83 years old.  However, his occupation was formerly a cattle Drover.  William Battin was present at his death in Holsworthy.  However, this is the only death of a William Cole in either Devon or Cornwall and Holsworthy during this time period.

Children of WILLIAM COLE and GRACE TAYLOR are:

JOHN COLE, b. c. 1823 in Chilsworthy, Devon England.  Baptised 8 October 1823 in Holsworthy, Devon, England.  Married ELIZABETH PETHICK in 1861, Cornwall, England. 


1841 Census: (Link)

Holsworthy; William Cole, 50, Ag Labourer; Grace Cole, 40; John Cole, 15.

1851 Census: (Link)

Poundstock; William Cole, 60, Married, Farmer of 70 acres, born in Holsworthy; Grace Cole, Married, 54; John Cole, Unmarried, 26, Farmers son; Mary Batten, Servant, U, 35, House Servant, Cornwall, Poundstock; John Colwill, Servant, 27, Farm lab., Cornwall, Poundstock.

1861 Census: (Cannot find this on ancestry.co.uk, but found on other sites)

Mount Pleasant; William Cole, Head, 69, Married, Farmer of 100 acres, born in Holsworthy, Devon; Grace Cole, Married, 64, Holsworthy, Devon; John Cole, Widow, Son, 35, Farmer, Holsworthy, Devon; William Cole, Grnson, 5, Poundstock, Cornwall; John Cole, Grnson, 4, Poundstock, Cornwall; Halea Tucker, Servt, U, 25, House Servt, Moorwinstow, Cornwall; Joseph Morse, Servt, U, 20, Carter, parkham, Devon; John Braddon, Servt, U, 15, Carter, Poundstock, Cornwall.

1871 Census: (Link)

William Cole, Head, 80, Farmer of 80 acres, born in Devon; Grace Cole, wife, 74, born in Devon, Holsworthy; William, grandson, 16, born in Poundstock; John, grandson, 14, born in Poundstock; Mary, grandaughter, 7, born in Poundstock. (Note:  Lived next door to their son John Cole and his new wife and children).

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