Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: James B. Cole

Woodbine Church Cemetery, Independent Hill, VA
(photo by C.Lynn)

August 31, 1885
January 2, 1956

James Benjamin Cole was the son of Bolivar Cole and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Keys.

On his World War I Draft Registration card, James Benjamin Cole was a self employed farmer whose nearest relative was Boliver Cole of Bristow.  He was described as white, tall, medium build, with gray eyes and black hair (12 September 1918).

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Manassas Journal
27 May 1921 

An ice cream and box social, formerly postponed on account of the weather, will be given at the I.O.O.F. Hall at Independent Hill next Thursday evening at 8 o'clock for the benefit of Highland Lodge, I.O.O.F.  The committee in charge is composed of Messrs. James B. Cole, Arthur Luck and Richard L. Tharp.  The public is cordially invited to attend.

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