Monday, October 20, 2014

Mary Katharine Richmond #2143

2143.  MARY KATHARINE RICHMOND (John, Joseph, John, John, John, John) was born in Adams, Mass., March 14, 1823.  She married, November 22, 1843, R. M. [Return Meigs] Cole of Cheshire, Mass.


John Richmond Cole [single; d. 1913]
David Cole
Meigs Cole
Thomas M. Cole
Mary Kate Cole m. Harvey [Harry] Waldo Clark

...John and Chloe Richmond were New Englanders, the former a native. of Connecticut and the latter of Massachusetts.  They were the parents of four children, all of whom are living: John, the eldest, is a farmer in Adams Township, Mass.; Mary, wife of R. M. Cole, a merchant and farmer in Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Mass.; the subject of this sketch, the third in order of birth; and Rufus, farmer in Pittfield Township, Mass. [Source]

From History of the Town of Cheshire, Berkshire County, Mass:

"In 1840 R. M. Cole entered the store on the hill as active partner, the business taking the firrm name of R. M .Cole.  This house of business built in 1806, holding the first post office has come down occupied as a place of business through all the years of the town's existence..." .

Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Meigs Cole M 32 Massachusetts
Mary Cole F 27 Massachusetts
John Cole M 6 Massachusetts
David Cole M 4 Massachusetts

Cheshire Town, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Meigs R Cole Head M 83 Massachusetts
Mary K Cole Wife F 77 Massachusetts
John R Cole Son M 56 Massachusetts
David Cole Son M 55 Massachusetts
Jessie M Cole Granddaughter  F 26 Massachusetts

Event Type: Death
Event Date: 15 Apr 1904
Event Place: Cheshire, Massachusetts
Residence Place: Cheshire, Mass.
Gender: Male
Age: 86
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Farmer
Birthplace: Cheshire
Birth Year (Estimated): 1818
Burial Date: 17 Apr 1904
Burial Place: Cheshire
Cemetery: Cheshire
Father's Name: David Cole
Mother's Name: Polly Rice

Event Type: Death
Event Date: 14 Aug 1911
Event Place: Springfield,,Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Age: 88
Marital Status: Widowed
Birth Date: 30 Mar 1823
Birthplace: Adams, Massachusetts
Father's Name: John Richmond
Mother's Name: Chloe Parker
Spouse's Name: R M Cole

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