An American Family History

The Broad Cole Family

  also spelled Coal, Coale  
The first European settlements in Maryland were made in 1634 when English settlers created a permanent colony.

Broad Cole, Sr., was born on August 12, 1724 in Baltimore County, Maryland. His parents were Thomas Cole and Sarah Broad.

He married Athaliah Dimmitt about 1754 in Baltimore County. She was probably born on February 21, 1738 in Baltimore County. Her parents were James Dimmitt and Barbara Broad.

Broad and Athaliah's children may have included:

Broad Cole, Jr. (1754, married Elizabeth),
Thomas Cole (1757, married Elizabeth Stevens),
Joshua Cole (may have married Ann Lee),
Dimmitt Cole (married Martha German), and
Elizabeth Cole (married Adam Krasher).

In 1783, Broad was in the 1783 assessment of Baltimore County, Maryland: Broad Cole. BA North Hundred, p. 3. MSA S 1161-2-13    1/4/5/45

Athaliah died before 1790 in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

Broad died before 1800 in Huntingdon County.

In 1806 Dimmitt Cole was in Amanda Township, Fairfield County, Ohio.

Baltimore County, Maryland was founded in 1659 and included most of northeastern Maryland. The original county included parts of Cecil, Frederick, Harford, Carroll, and Baltimore Counties.






Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2023
An American Family History is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,
an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.