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Family Tree by David E. Corley

Martin SINGLEY b. c. 1710 & Elizabeth KERN

"My Singley ancestors in the old county." My line of their American decedents
Martin Jacob John John Lewis John H. Minnie

Martin SINGLEY Born: ABT 1735 in England of Berkley Co. Died: ABT 1790/1793 at Newberry, Dutch Forks, SC Married: ABT 1758 Setona Regina WAGMAN Note; Martin Singley made will 15 March 1780, proven 1 March 1793 (Newberry Wills A-163) leaving wife half of cleared land as long as she is single and at her death, 150 acre tract to son, Jacob Singley. A stipulation was that Jacob Singley was to pay to brother, Frederick Singley, 25 Pounds. Will mentions youngest daughter, Elizabeth who was not of age in 1780 but does not mention other daughters. Wife, Setona Regina Singley, on 23 February 1793 relinquished administration on estate to son, Jacob Singley.

Jacob SINGLEY Born: 1760 in SC, Newberry, Dutch Fork Died: AFT 1830 Married: ABT 1780 Martha Sibella KINARD in Newberry district, Cannons Creek, SC Born: ABT 1760/1763 Newberry district, Dutch Forks of Lexington district Died: AFT 1792/1830 Newberry district, SC. Dau. of Martin KINARD and Mary WITT

John SINGLEY Born: ABT 1790/1795 Abbeville, SC Died: AFT 1866 in Tallapoosa, AL Married: Elizabeth KINARD Issue; John Lewis Singley, James Augustus Singley, born 1823 Harriet C. Singley, born 1825 Rebecca Singley, born 1826 Stephen A. Singley, born 183

John Lewis Singley, born 1822, Abbeville, SC died 28 May 1865, Union Prison, Camp Chase, Ohio. John L. Singley enlisted in Militia of Butts County, GA, was captured during the Nashville Campaign. m. Emily Jane Cole (b. abt. 1827; d. July 6, 1895) dau. of Jesse and Elizabeth Crawford Cole.

John H. Singley Terase Preston

Minnie Singley Clarence Johnson

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Family Tree by David E. Corley

JOHN COLE born 1728 in Edinburg, Scotland, and died 1808 in Greene Co., Georgia. He married LUCY ?

John Cole was born near Edinburg, Scotland in 1728 and immigrated to America from Ireland about 1740. It is supposed that they moved from Scotland to North Ireland, as their religion was Presbyterian. He was about 12 years of age when he came to America. John and his family arrived at Roanoke Island or Cape Fear, NC. They went from there to the Waxhaw Settlement, which had, it's beginning in 1740. Ancestry's Redbook American State, County & Town Sources quotes: Except for the Highland Scots, immigrants to North Carolina generally arrived by overland routes. Highland Scots, the only significant migration that sailed directly to North Carolina, settled in the Cape Fear River Valley Presbyterianism came with the Highland Scots families who settled in the Cape Fear River area in the 1730's. Last Will & Testament John Cole 1728-1808 In the name of God amen: I John Cole of the County of Greene and state of Georgia being sick and weak of body but sound of mind and memory do hereby constitute ordain and appoint this present instrument of writing my last will and testament in manner and form and following (to wit) and first of all I wish all my just debts to be paid and after that my will is that my Estate shall be divided among my children in the following order that is to say, first I give unto my son Duke Cole the tract of land where on I now live. one negro wan(woman) named Lucy and child Jacob also all the money that is in our outstanding debts due me also my crop of cotton now on hand and unto my daughter Patty Ray I give one negro man named Jim and one negro girl named Judy. I give unto my son John Cole one dollar I give unto my daughter Sally Newsom one dollar, unto my daughter Elizabeth Pryor I give one dollar, and I give unto my four grandsons (to wit) Isham Cole, Robert Cole, Mathew Cole, and William Cole twenty five cents each and after there legicies are paid out my will and desire is that the residue and remainder of my Estate shall be equally divided between my son Duke Cole and my daughter Patty Ray, and now in order that the above instrument of writing may be fully carried into effect I do hereby constitute ordain and appoint Lyndon Duke and George Tuggle Executors of this my last will and testament. In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this 8th day of November 1808. NB the words I give intended in two places to wit, between the fourteenth & between the ninteenth and twentieth lines before assigns. Signed sealed and published in presence of his Johathan Wilborn John X Cole SEAL Robert Newsom mark Jordan Rowland At the time of John Cole's death, his son William had died in the Revolutionary War about 1780, therefor his portion of the inheritance was given to his sons, (the grandsons mentioned in the will) Isham, Robert (our line), Mathew, and William. Georgia Greene County } Court of Ordinary November Term 1821 } Personally appeared in open court George Tuggle who being sworn sayeth the within will is the orginial of John Cole deceased which was originally proven in this Court and ordered to be recorded but which it seems has never been recorded. Sworn to in open court } Geo Tuggle 14th November 1821 } Recorded 5th April 1822 Ebenezer Torrence Clk } Ebenezer Torrence Clk Will Book F 1816-1822 Greene County Courthouse, Greene County, Georgia "My line of JOHN COLE's American decedents
William Robert Jesse Emily

WILLIAM COLE, b. Abt. 1750, Waxhaw Settlement, North Carolina; d. abt. 1780, Georgetown, South Carolina (British Prison Camp). He married HANNAH UNKNOWN in Surry Co., North Carolina. She was born abt.1753 in Sussex Co., NC. William Cole was a soldier in the Revolutionary War and served in the North Carolina Militia. William was captured as a spy by two Tories (British Soldiers) and died of starvation in the British Military prison in Georgetown, South Carolina. In the last letter received from William by his family, he said that all he had to eat was corn he picked up that was dropped by the horses in the prison camp. William's widow, Hannah ? Cole married John Combs of Ogletroup County Georgia.

Robert Cole born July 29, 1778 in Surry Co., North Carolina, and died March 20, 1852 in Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia. He married ELIZABETH FAMBROUGH October 03, 1796 in Oglethorpe Co., Georgia. She was born 1779 in Halifax, Virginia, and died August 12, 1863 in Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia. Both buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan. Robert Cole's family moved to Georgia from Surry Co., North Carolina with his grandfather, John Cole's family. They were in Georgia before 1784. He would have been about 6 years of age at the time. He married Elizabeth Fambrough in Oglethorpe Co., Georgia when he was about 19 years old. He bought his first farm in what is now Newton County near what is now Covington, Georgia. The farm was 202 1/2 acres and was purchased from Prettyman Knowles who had won the tract in the second land lottery (1807) Georgia. This area had just been cleared of Indians and bordered Indian Territory. Robert established a large grist mill on Bear Creek and became rather wealthy and purchased additional land in the area. Robert was in the Mil. in the War Of 1812. Children of ROBERT COLE and ELIZABETH FAMBROUGH are: JESSE4 COLE, b. September 15, 1797, Oglethorpe Co., Georgia; d. April 01, 1869, Clay Co., AL. SALLEY COLE, b. December 1799. JOHN COLE, b. 1802. NANCY COLE, b. October 1804. POLLY COLE, b. April 1806. SUSANAH COLE, b. January 1809. BETSEY AN COLE, b. October 1811. WILLIAM COLE, b. June 1814. ISOM COLE, b. 1816. MARTHA COLE, b. December 1818; m. THOMAS BARNES. ROBERT DUKE COLE, b. December 21, 1820. MATHEW COLE, b. January 1823.

Jesse Cole was born September 15, 1797 in Oglethorpe Co., Georgia, and died April 01, 1869 in Clay Co., AL. He married ELIZABETH CRAWFORD in Jasper Co. Ga. in 1825. Jesse was in Dodson's Co. of Williamson's 2nd GA Vols in the Creek Indians War and Wathins' Co. of Turk's 2nd GA Mil in the Cherokee Indian War. Children of Jesse and Elizabeth Crawford are: Robert S.Cole B. 1824; Frances Cole B.1825 Emily Jane Cole B.1826 William Cole B. 1827 Elizabeth Crawford died in 1833.
JESSE COLE married 2nd MARGARET "MARGIE" ANN COLLEY May 22, 1836 in Henry Co., Georgia. She was born Abt. 1812 in Georgia, and died August 22, 1883 in Clay Co., AL. Children of JESSE COLE and MARGARET COLLEY are: 6. i. ANDERSON FAMBROUGH5 COLE, b. May 21, 1838, Henry Co., Georgia; d. January 07, 1929, Clay Co., AL. SUSAN ANN COLE, b. July 10, 1840, Henry Co., Georgia; d. Clay Co., AL; m. HARTWELL SPAIN HILL; b. June 07, 1836; d. December 01, 1910, ClayCo.,ALABAMA. SUSAN ANN COLE: Black Chapel Baptist Church Cem., Delta, AL PARKER R. COLE, b. Abt. 1842. MARTHA ROWENA COLE, b. Abt. 1844; d. Aft. 1880, Tarrant Co., Texas?. SAMANTHA JANE COLE, b. July 19, 1846, Chambers Co., AL; d. July 16, 1927, Clay Co., AL. JESSE M. COLE, b. 1847. JOHN DUKE COLE, b. April 22, 1849, Chambers Co., AL; d. June 14, 1932, Clay Co., AL. JOSEPH H. COLE, b. Abt. 1852, Chambers Co., AL; d. Roundrock, Texas. MATHEW H. COLE, b. May 10, 1853, Chambers Co., AL; d. September 01, 1883, Clay Co., AL. Matthew H. Cole was 30 yrs of age at his death. He is buried in the Cole plot with his brother, Anderson and parents, Jesse & Margie Colley Cole at Black Chapel Church Cemetery, Delta, Ala. LAURA T. COLE, b. February 02, 1854, Chambers Co., AL; d. August 09, 1916, Winston Co., AL. ANN COLE, b. Abt. 1858.

Emily Jane Cole