Mary Vardaman

Mary Vardaman

Female 1838 - 1928  (90 years)

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  • Name Mary Vardaman 
    Born 12 Aug 1838  Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Aug 1928  Mound City, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 Aug 1928  Akron Cemetery, Akron, Washington County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4053  Treespot
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2012 

    Father George Washington Vardeman,   b. 4 Jun 1797, Green County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1867, Jefferson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Elliott,   b. 29 Jun 1802, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1860, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1821  Fayette County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Cushing Cole,   b. 5 Feb 1837, Park County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1906, Akron, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1856  Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Laurett Cole,   b. 1 Jun 1857, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Truax, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. James Willis Cole,   b. 17 Mar 1859, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1927, Akron, Washington County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. William Arthur Cole,   b. 24 May 1861, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1904, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     4. John E Cole,   b. Abt 1864,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Elnora "Nora" Cole,   b. 2 Apr 1865, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1948, Akron, Washington County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Frances Indiana Cole,   b. 12 May 1867, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1941, Mound City, Holt County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Albert Elsworth Cole,   b. 7 Aug 1869, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Naoma Edith Cole,   b. 1 Jul 1872, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Herbert Marian Cole,   b. 19 May 1874, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Wilford Clinten Cole,   b. 22 Jun 1877, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F2876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Mary Vardaman Cole
    Mary Vardaman Cole
    Taken about 1858 at S P Forney Photography in Clarinda, Iowa. May have been taken when they lived in Polk, Iowa 1856-1860

    Photo Courtesy ancestry.com Hiles Family Tree
    Mary Vardaman Cole and son, James Cole's home
    Mary Vardaman Cole and son, James Cole's home
    After the death of Mary's husband John Cole in 1906 she lived here with her son James until his death in 1927.

    Photo courtesy of ancestry.com Hiles Family Tree
    Mary Vardaman Cole
    Mary Vardaman Cole
    Photo courtesy of ancestry.com Hiles Family Tree
    Mary Vardaman Cole - 4 Generations?
    Mary Vardaman Cole - 4 Generations?
    This may have been taken when she lived with her daughter Frances Indiana Cole Hiles in Mound City, Missouri. Where she lived when she died. Possibly a 4 generation picture.

    Photo courtesy of ancestry.com Hiles Family Tree

    Sources
    Census Record 1850 Benton County, Iowa (page 1 of 2)
    Census Record 1850 Benton County, Iowa (page 1 of 2)
    Head of Household - George W Vardaman, age 53, Farmer, value of real estate owned 1000, born in Kentucky
    Wife - Mary, age 48, born in Kentucky
    Son - John E, age 22, born in Indiana, farmer
    Son - Jeremiah, age 20, born in Indiana, farmer
    Son - Benjamin, age 17, born in Illinois, farmer
    Daughter - Mary, age 12, born in Iowa
    Daughter - Amanda, age 9, born in Iowa
    Son - Francis, age 7, born in Iowa
    Son - Jasper, age 3, born in Iowa (see page 2)
    Census Record 1850 Benton County, Iowa page 2
    Census Record 1850 Benton County, Iowa page 2
    Jasper Vardeman, age 3
    1856 Iowa State Census
    1856 Iowa State Census
    Head of Household - George W Vardaman, age 59, born in Kentucky, farmer, living in Iowa for 19 years
    Wife - Mary Vardaman, age 54
    Son - George W Vardaman, age 22, born in Illinois, living in Iowa 19 years
    Daughter - Mary, age 17, born in Iowa
    Son - Francis, age 12, born in Iowa
    Son - Joseph N, age 9, born in Iowa
    Census Record 1860 Polk Township, Taylor County, Iowa
    Census Record 1860 Polk Township, Taylor County, Iowa
    Head of Household - John Cole, age 24, born in Indiana, Farmer
    Wife - Mary Vardaman Cole, age 22, born in Iowa
    Daughter - Laurett Cole, age 3, born in Iowa
    Son - James Cole, age 1, born in Iowa
    Census Record 1870 Buchanan Township, Page County, Iowa
    Census Record 1870 Buchanan Township, Page County, Iowa
    Head of Household - John Cole, age 40, born in Indiana, Farmer
    See next page for family
    Census Record 1870 Buchanan Township, Page County, Iowa
    Census Record 1870 Buchanan Township, Page County, Iowa
    Head of Household - John Cole (see first page)
    Wife - Mary Vardaman Cole, age ?, born in Iowa, house keeper
    Daughter - Laurett, age 18, born in Iowa
    Son - James, age 11, born in Iowa
    Son - William, age 9, born in Iowa
    Son - John E, age 6, born in Iowa
    Daughter - Mary E, age 4, born in Iowa
    Daughter - Frances, age 3, born in Iowa
    Son - Albert E, age 11 months, born in Iowa

    Neighbors with Mary Vardaman Cole's brother, Francis Vardaman
    Head of Household - Francis Vardaman, age 27, Farmer, born in Iowa
    Wife - Mary (Indiana), age 23, keeping house, born in Indiana
    Daughter - Mary (Alice), age 2, born in Iowa
    Census Record 1880 Buchanan Township, Page County, Iowa
    Census Record 1880 Buchanan Township, Page County, Iowa
    Head of Household - Francis Vardaman, age 36, Farmer, born in Iowa, both parents born in Kentucky
    Wife - Indiana, age 32, keeping house, born in Indiana, both parents born in Kentucky
    Daughter - Alice, age 12, at school, born in Iowa
    Daughter - Erie, age 6, at school, born in Iowa
    Son - Benjamin, age 3, born in Iowa
    Son - Ernie Glen, age 1, born in Iowa

    Neighbors with Francis' sister, Mary Vardaman Cole's family:
    Head of Household - John Cole, age 43, Farmer, born in Indiana, Father born in Kentucky, Mother born in Louisiana
    Wife - Mary, age 42, keeping house, born in Iowa, Father born in Kentucky, Mother born in Ohio
    Daughter - Nora, age 15, at home, born in Iowa
    Daughter - Fransis, age 13, at home, born in Iowa
    Son - Albert, age 11, at home, born in Iowa
    Daughter - Naoma, age 8, born in Iowa
    Son - Marian H, age 6, born in Iowa
    Son - Willford, age 3, born in Iowa
    Census Record 1900 Clark Township, Washington County, Colorado
    Census Record 1900 Clark Township, Washington County, Colorado
    Head of Household - JC Cole, born Feb 1837, age 63, married 43 years, born in Indiana, Father born in Virginia, Mother born in Louisiana, stock grower
    Wife - Mary, born Aug 1838, age 61, married 43 years, 10 children, 9 living, born in Iowa, Father born in Kentucky, Mother born in Canada
    Census Record 1910 Clark Township, Washington County, Colorado
    Census Record 1910 Clark Township, Washington County, Colorado
    Head of Household - Wilford C Cole, age 32, 1st marriage, married 5 years, born in Iowa, speaks English, Ranchman, Stock Ranch
    Wife - Francis I, age 22, 1st marriage, married 5 years, 2 children, 1 living, born in Iowa, speaks English
    Son - Delbert A, age 2 years 9 months, born in Colorado

    Neighbors with Wilford's mother:
    Head of Household - Mary (Vardaman) Cole, age 70, widowed, 10 children, 8 living, born in Iowa, speaks English, Farmer, Over-seer
    Son - James W, age 48, Single, born in Iowa, speaks English, Farmer on general farm
    Death Certificate 1928 08/27 Mound City, Colorado
    Death Certificate 1928 08/27 Mound City, Colorado
    Mary Vardaman Cole


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