Bio: Cole, David W. (1914)


Surnames: Cole, Cooper, Palmer

----Source: History of Eau Claire County Wisconsin (1914) page 685

David W. Cole, retired farmer and veteran of the civil war, was born in Lorain county, Ohio, April 7, 1839, the son of David and Margaret (Cooper) Cole, natives of New Jersey and pioneers of Lorain county. When David W. was a boy of eight years his parents moved to Byron, Fond du Lac county, Wis., and engaged in farming. From there they moved to Adrian township, Monroe county, and in 1871 came to Fairchild, Eau Claire county, and resided there the balance of their lives. The death of the father occurred December 16, 1888, at the age of 82 years, and that of the mother at the age of 81. In their family were nine children: Samuel C.; Charles C.; Eliza L., who married Newton Palmer; Elias G.; Vincent S.; David W.; Lewis R.; William H., and Margaret A. She married Byron O. Palmer, who died May 18, 1892, in his 52d year.



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