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Wilford Jenkins Cole

Male 1867 - 1951  (83 years)


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  • Name Wilford Jenkins Cole 
    Nickname Tuck 
    Born 25 Nov 1867  Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jan 1951  Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried 26 Jan 1951  Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    • !Information from FHL Film Utah N 2 (Nephi Ward Records); fhl Film 1022729 (Nephi Records); FHL Film 0001065 (Nephi Ward Records, Part 5); and Nephi Cemetery records; obituary; State of Utah Death Certificate # 51-12002.

      He was affectionately known to his friends as "Tuck" Cole.
      They served a mission after their marriage in Hawaii and stayed until l901. From 1908 to 1922 he was superintendent of the LDS Sugar plantation at Laie on a second mission to Hawaii. He also served for three years on an LDS church ranch in Tooele county. He was a member of the Juab stake high council for several years and served as a missionary to the Manti temple for four years. Mr. Cole served two terms as Nephi city councilman and was assistant postmaster of Nephi for eight years.
      He died at his home of a heart attack.

      ! They served a mission after their marriage in Hawaii and stayed until l901.
      From 1908 to 1922 he was superintendent of the LDS Sugar plantation at Laie on
      a second mission to Hawaii.
    Person ID I5962  Pioneer Ancestry
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2006 

    Father William Cole,   b. 11 Dec 1828, Cradley, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1911, Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Emma Jenkins,   b. 15 Mar 1840, Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1920, Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1857  Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Emma and William Cole were married by Bishop Jacob G. Bigler in Nephi, Juab, Utah.

      Emma and William Cole were married by Bishop Jacob G. Bigler in Nephi, Juab, Utah.
    Photos
    Cole, William: Six sons
    Cole, William: Six sons
    Courtesy of Dennis Francom (Elwood, Utah)
    COLE sisters
    COLE sisters
    Courtesy of Donna Cornia
    Family ID F1142  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Cole, Wilford Jenkins (1867-1951)
    Cole, Wilford Jenkins (1867-1951)

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Death Certificate, State of Utah # 51-120002.

    2. [S6] Ward Record (L.D.S.), Nephi.

    3. [S23] Obituary.

    4. [S10] Death Certificate, State of Utah # 51-12002.

    5. [S15] Cemetery Record, Nephi City Cemetery.