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Richard James Cole Jr

Richard James Cole Jr
Given names
Richard James
Name suffix
MarriageSally YatesView this family

Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776

Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
Articles of Confederation November 17, 1777

Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification.
Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780

Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia.[1] These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Birth of a son
William Yates Cole
September 16, 1788

Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792

Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792

Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
George Washington Relected December 5, 1792

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Death of a motherAnn Hubbard
February 11, 1795
Address: Wife of Richard Cole Sr. owner of the infamous Cole's Bad Inn & Tavern. Great Great Grandrandmother of Frank & Jesse James. Parents of Sallie Cole wife of Benjamin Graves of Woodford County Kentucky
Burial of a motherAnn Hubbard
February 11, 1795
Address: Cole Family Cemetery Midway Woodford County Kentucky, USA
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
Birth of a son
James Cole
September 29, 1801
Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed January 8, 1810

Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
New Madrid Earthquake December 16, 1811

Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(
Death of a fatherRichard Cole Sr.
November 21, 1814
Burial of a fatherRichard Cole Sr.
November 21, 1814
Address: Cole Family Cemetery Midway Woodford County Kentucky, USA Plot: Hilltop the Old Cole Farm, Intersection of 421 and Fishers Mill Road
Harlan County, Kentucky Formed January 28, 1819

Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
Death of a sonWilliam Yates Cole
June 19, 1823
Death of a sonJames Cole
February 27, 1827
The American Civil War Begins April 12, 1861

Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
The American Civil War Ends May 13, 1865

Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
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Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1762
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