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From: "Jan & Terry Teesdale" <>
Subject: Fw: Emma Gertrude COLE m. Frank Abiel PLACE, ca. 1877
Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 07:30:20 -0400

This was my reply to the previous message. Jan T.
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From: Jan & Terry Teesdale <>
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Date: Sunday, September 17, 2000 7:23 AM
Subject: Re: Emma Gertrude COLE m. Frank Abiel PLACE, ca. 1877

>I can see you are between a rock and a hard place! You have a child born
>when records were not kept and left here before they were. There were
>several clusters of COLE'S in Michigan and my family centered in Big
>MI which is about 50 miles north of Grand Rapids. Andrew Jackson COLE moved
>from Onondaga, NY to Fond du lac Wisconsin where several of his children
>(1850-1867) were born and then they moved back east to Michigan to where
>wife had relatives. Her family were VANGILDERS AND VANTASSELS. Andrew J.
>COLE my, had two brothers I haven't accounted for yet. He had a
>brother James R. married to Laura Palmer and they are buried in the Euclid
>Cemetery, Onondaga NY. His brothers Nathan and Albert born about 1824-1826
>in Euclid, Onondaga, I haven't found yet. They would be the right age to
>parent your Emma Gertrude and at least one of them may have followed a
>brother here. There was also a sister to Nathan and Albert, named Margaret
>and she is still in the great abyss. I will try to pursue them more as I go
>to the LDS in Big Rapids. I also have another site to check. I'll send you
>link if I find anything.
>Good luck,
>Jan T.
>-Subject: Emma Gertrude COLE m. Frank Abiel PLACE, ca. 1877
>>References to COLE families / individuals encourage me to ask if any of
>>folks can tell me the parents of Emma Gertrude COLE, b. 31 May 1851, in
>>Michigan. Her father died while his children were little and his widow
>>"moved back to Tully, NY, where she lived with her sister, whose husband
>>Samuel Willis.
>>She married Frank Abiel PLACE of the Town of Oswego around 1877. Their
>>firstborn son, Ira Thorpe Place, was born in the Town of Oswego on
>>6, 1879.

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