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SIMEON COLE B. 10/26 1747-49 Ct. M. E. Sherman,
Posted by: Jacqueline Sleeper Russell (ID *****7892) Date: April 04, 2002 at 14:36:43
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Trying to learn birthplace and parents names of Simeon Cole born 26 October 1747 or 1749. Historical Society gave me the date of 26 Oct 1747. Simeon married Elizabeth Sherman of Woodbury and later moved to St. Johnsbury, Vermont and later to the Eastern Townships of Quebec Canada. I include a listing on the family of Simeon Cole from a book on Stanstead County. Having a terrible time find a birth record on Simeon. Waterbury, Woodbury and Watertown have no record of birth on him. Thanks you your help! Jacqueline Sleeper Russell <jackisr@aol.com>
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FAMILY OF SIMEON COLE Note: discovered Eliz. Sherman was from Woodbury not Waterbury and have her line.

(From Forests and Clearings: A History of Stanstead County Quebec Canada)
Pages 197, 198 and 199

SIMEON COLE married ELIZABETH SHERMAN. They were natives of Waterbury, Conn. She was a near
Relation of ROGER SHERMAN, of revolutionary memory. They settled in Stanstead County in 1798. Two of their sons , Asa and Thomas, settled near Brown’s Hill.

ASA COLE, B. in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, September 15, 1790, m. LOUISA DODGE, B. October 14, 1790. They settled on the south part of No. 25, 9th range of Stanstead. He d. January 26, 1833; she d. August 4, 1851.
CHILDREN
ASHLEY, b. June 14, 1818 – m. Abba C. Bachelder.
WILLARD, b. May 10, 1822 – m. 1st Hannah copp; 2nd Phebe A. Wood.
LOVISA, b. June 19, 1822 – m. George Shurtliff
PHILINDA, b. May 25, 1826 – m. WRIGHT SLEEPER.
Two children died young.


FAMILY OF THOMAS COLE
THOMAS COLE son of SIMEON COLE (and older brother of ASA COLE) b. St. Johnsbury, Vt., March 5, 1787. Settled on the north part of No. 25, 9th Range of Stanstead, in 1818. January 6, 1811, m. SALLY DAVIS, b. May 8, 1791. He d. April 9, 1836.
CHILDREN
JOHN S., b. May 3, 1815 – m. Evelina Brown
ALVIN, b. August 7, 1818 – m. Mary Small
LYMAN, b. March 8, 1821 – m. Emily Cummings
AARON, H., b. November 23, 1823 – m. Louisa E. Shurtliff
PHINEAS, b. March 8, 1826 – m. Irene Small
PHILO B., b. August 7, 1828 – m. Adelaide Davis
SALLY, b. January 11, 1833 – m. Phineas Davis
THOMAS, b. May 22, 1835 – m. Harriet M. Shurtliff





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