An American Family History

James Allen Cole


James Allen Cole was born on March 29, 1834.

He married Martha Deck.

At the time of the 1860 census they were living in Sullivan County, Tennessee. James was a gunsmith.

On August 14, 1861 he enlisted in Company F, Tennessee 5th Cavalry Battalion..


They are buried at Bloutville Cemetery.




The Massengills, Massengales and Variants, 1472-1931 by Samuel Evans Massengill, M.D. The King Printing Company, Bristol, Tennessee, 1931.

James A. Cole, deceased, who married a daughter of Simon Deck for passing on to him a number of relics, old papers, and some traditions of the Smith family. James A. Cole was a man universally liked, was a justice of the peace in the eighth civil district of Sullivan County for many years, and died while serving as circuit court clerk of the county.

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