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  (b. May 1818 Worcester, Massachusetts, USA   d. 12 June 1900 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Robert Henry COLE was born May 1818 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Robert Henry COLE was the child of ?   and   ?

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Robert Henry  married  Adelia AMMIDOWN 3 November 1842 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Adelia AMMIDOWN  was born 11 July 1823 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville).  Adelia died 24 August 1913 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville).  Adelia was the child of Holdridge AMMIDOWN and Thankful NEWELL.

Robert Henry COLE died 12 June 1900 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .

son of Elisha Cole and Mary Mc Kinley


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  • 1818 Birth
    May 1818
    Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1842 Marriage / Partner
    Robert Henry COLE and Adelia AMMIDOWN 3 November 1842, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
  • 1846 Birth of Child
    Ella Mandana COLE was born 22 April 1846, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
  • 1848 Birth of Child
    Alfred Elisha COLE was born 26 December 1848, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
  • 1855 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
    Name: Robert H Cole
    Event Type: Census
    Event Date: 1855
    Event Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
    Age: 37
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1818
    Gender: Male
    Race:
    Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
    Family Number: 377
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    GS Film number: 000953964
    Digital Folder Number: 004279378
    Image Number: 00053
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    Robert H Cole M 37 Massachusetts, United States
    Adelia A ...Read MORE...


    1855 Massachusetts Census
  • 1860 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts

    Name: Robert H Cole
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    Minor Civil Division: Southbridge
    Age (Expanded): 42 years
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    Page: 165
    Household ID:
    Affiliate Publication Number: M653
    GS Film number: 803530
    Digital Folder Number: 4232259
    Image Number: 00350
    1860 U.S. Census
  • 1862 - Robert Cole Takes Over
    Southbridge, Massachusetts - William Beecher, prominent spectacle maker, retires in 1862 and Robert Cole takes over the firm... George Wells, a schoolteacher from nearby South Woodstock, Connecticut, leaves his job to become an apprentice at Robert H. Cole and Co. Young Wells has a genius for mechanics... When Robert Cole foolishly refuses to raise Wells's pay, the youth goes to work for a competitor.
    (massmoments.org)
  • 1865 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
    Name: Robert H Cole
    Age (Expanded): 47 years
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1818
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Massachusetts
    Marital Status: Married
    Event Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
    Family Number: 95
    Line Number: 21
    GS Film number: 0954383
    Digital Folder Number: 4286766
    Image Number: 00080
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    Robert H Cole M 47y Massachusetts
    Adelia A Cole F 41y Massachusetts
    Ella M...Read MORE...


    1865 Massachusetts Census


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Robert Henry COLE married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Adelia AMMIDOWN-- Date: 3 November 1842 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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Adelia AMMIDOWN was the child of Holdridge AMMIDOWN and Thankful NEWELL


Name: Robert Henry Cole
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Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 03 Nov 1842
Event Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts
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Spouse's Name: Adelea Ammidoron
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Certificate Number: 248
GS Film number: 1420528
Digital Folder Number: 4220465
Image Number: 00258
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"Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ pal:/ MM9.1.1/ N4Q5-MMP : accessed 23 Dec 2013), Robert Henry Cole and Adelea Ammidoron, 1842.

Children:
Henry H Cole (1844 - 1849)*
Ella M Cole (1846 - 1927)*
Alfred E Cole (1848 - 1921)*
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1818 Birth
May 1818
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
1842 Marriage / Partner
Robert Henry COLE and Adelia AMMIDOWN 3 November 1842, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1846 Birth of Child
Ella Mandana COLE was born 22 April 1846, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1848 Birth of Child
Alfred Elisha COLE was born 26 December 1848, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1855 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Name: Robert H Cole
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1855
Event Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Age: 37
Birth Year (Estimated): 1818
Gender: Male
Race:
Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Family Number: 377
Line Number:
GS Film number: 000953964
Digital Folder Number: 004279378
Image Number: 00053
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Robert H Cole M 37 Massachusetts, United States
Adelia A ...Read MORE...


1855 Massachusetts Census
1860 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts

Name: Robert H Cole
Event Type:
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Minor Civil Division: Southbridge
Age (Expanded): 42 years
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birthplace:
Gender:
Page: 165
Household ID:
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
GS Film number: 803530
Digital Folder Number: 4232259
Image Number: 00350
1860 U.S. Census
1862 - Robert Cole Takes Over
Southbridge, Massachusetts - William Beecher, prominent spectacle maker, retires in 1862 and Robert Cole takes over the firm... George Wells, a schoolteacher from nearby South Woodstock, Connecticut, leaves his job to become an apprentice at Robert H. Cole and Co. Young Wells has a genius for mechanics... When Robert Cole foolishly refuses to raise Wells's pay, the youth goes to work for a competitor.
(massmoments.org)
1865 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Name: Robert H Cole
Age (Expanded): 47 years
Birth Year (Estimated): 1818
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital Status: Married
Event Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Family Number: 95
Line Number: 21
GS Film number: 0954383
Digital Folder Number: 4286766
Image Number: 00080
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Robert H Cole M 47y Massachusetts
Adelia A Cole F 41y Massachusetts
Ella M...Read MORE...


1865 Massachusetts Census
Robert Henry COLE
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Main American Optical Co. Factory, Southbridge, Mass.

"The name 'American Optical Co.' dates back to a meeting on Feb. 26, 1869, of members of two neighboring Southbridge firms, Robert H. Cole & Co. and H.C. Ammidown & Co. They met to combine into one firm and chose the title American Optical Co. because it was broad in scope. The company's objective was stated as "to manufacture and sell spectacles and eyeglasses of gold, silver, steel and plated metals, also rings and thimbles, and such other like articles as said company may from time to time desire to make. The firm was formally incorporated March 6, 1869, with R. H Cole as president; G. W. Wells, clerk; E. M. Cole and A. M. Cheney, directors. The capital stock, of 400 shares, totaled $40,000. Robert H. Cole had 150 shares; E. Merritt Cole, 80 shares; Alpha M. Cheney, 50 shares; Hiram C. Wells, 50 shares; George W. Wells 40 shares; and Charles E. Edmonds, 30 shares. They agreed to purchase from R. H. Cole for $1,900, real estate occupied by R. H. Cole & Co. on the south side of Main street, and to buy from the company; all machinery, tools and stock for a maximum of $12,800. lso, the spectacle shop of H. C. Ammidown for $3,700 and the firm's stock and tools for $4,700. On Jan. 31, 1870. Hiram C. Wells and Charles S. Edmonds were added to the directors. On Feb. 24, 1870, 20 shares of stock were transferred from R. H. Cole to George M. Wells. The capital stock was increased to $60,000 on March 7, 1871."

Southbridge Evening News, Southbridge, Massachusetts, April 27, 1960

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1870 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Name: Robert H Cole
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 52
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Birth Year (Estimated): 1817-1818
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Page Number: 52
Household ID: 402
Line Number: 11
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M593
GS Film number: 000552154
Digital Folder...Read MORE...


1870 U.S. Census
1880 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Name: Robt. H Cole
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 63
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Manf Spectacles
Race (Original): W
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Birth Date: 1817
Spouse's Name: Adelia A Cole
Spouse's Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
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1880 U.S. Census

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
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1900 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Name: Robert H Cole
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Southbridge town (southeast part), Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
District: 1679
Gender: Male
Age: 82
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Number of Living Children:
Years Married: 57
Birth Date: May...Read MORE...


1900 U.S. Census
Death
Name: Robert H. Cole
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Event Type: Death
Event Date: 12 Jun 1900
Event Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts
Residence Place: Southbridge
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Gender: Male
Age: 82
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Mufr.
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Birthplace: Worcester
Birth Year (Estimated): 1818
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Burial Place: Southbridge
Cemetery:
Father's Name: Elisha
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Robert Henry COLE
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Oak Ridge Cemetery
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
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Robert is buried at: Oak Ridge Cemetery
181 Main Street
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)


Added: 12/23/2013 3:34:28 PM - Updated: 12/13/2022 5:42:35 PM

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