Cynthia Ann Cole

b. 28 October 1859, d. 30 March 1948
Ella Jane (Ballard) Cole and daughter Cynthia Ann Cole
taken abount 1875
(from Sharon Collins)


FatherJoseph Cole
MotherElla Jane Ballard b. 8 Mar 1839, d. 1875
Appears on chartsDescendants (with spouses) of Richard Simpson
In Family LineSimpson


Birth28 Oct 1859 Cynthia Ann Cole was born on 28 Oct 1859 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri. 
Marriage3 Aug 1884 She and William Franklin Simpson, son of Ephraim Thomas Simpson and Zelpha Gooch, were married on 3 Aug 1884 in Georgia, Jasper County, Missouri.
1900 Census
(Spouse of Head)
12 Jun 1900 Cynthia appeared in the 1900 Federal Census of Nashville Township, Barton County, Missouri, as Cynthia A. Simpson, with her husband, William Franklin Simpson, and their children, Cynthia, Rebecca, Edgar, Alta, Lottie and Charles. She is a married white female. Wife of head of household. Born October 1859, age 40. Married 5 years. Mother of 8 children, 6 still living. She was born in Missouri. Her mother and father were born in New York. She can read, write, and speak English. 
1920 Census13 Jan 1920 Cynthia Ann Cole appeared as head of household in the 1920 Federal Census of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, as Cynthia Simpson. Her children, Alta and Rebecca, were listed as living with her, as well as her son-in-law, Coolie P. Greene. She is a widowed white female, age 60. Lives at 1345 Roswell Ave. Rents her home. She can read and write. She was born in Missouri. Her father was born in New York, her mother in Kentucky. She can speak English. She has no occupation. 
1930 Census
18 Apr 1930 Cynthia appeared in the 1930 Federal Census of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, in the household of Edgar Franklin Harrisson Simpson
Death30 Mar 1948 Cynthia Ann Cole died on 30 Mar 1948 in Edwardsville, Wyandotte County, Kansas, at age 88.
Obituary31 Mar 1948 Cynthia Ann Cole's obituary appeared in the Kansas City Star on 31 Mar 1948 on page 29. 
Funeral3 Apr 1948 Her funeral was held at Echternacht Funeral Home, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, on 3 Apr 1948; 1900 Central Ave. 
Burial3 Apr 1948 She was buried on 3 Apr 1948, age 88, in Memorial Park Cemetery, located in Nashville, Barton County, Missouri, in Lot 65, Section A.

Children of Cynthia Ann Cole and William Franklin Simpson

All known children of Cynthia Ann Cole and William Franklin Simpson are deceased. 

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