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Jane (Cole) Smalley (1696 - aft. 1738)

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Jane Smalley formerly Cole aka Gross
Born in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
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Wife of — married in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married in Eastham, Barnstable, Mamap
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Died after in Truro, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap [uncertain]
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Jane Cole was born Jan 4, 1696 at Eastham, Barnstable, MA. She married first to Thomas Gross (b. 4 Feb 1677/8 Hingham MA and died between 8 Nov 1725 and 14 Mar 1727/28) on Dec 7, 1721 at Eastham. He was son of Simon Gross and Mary Bond. Her second husband was Joseph Smalley (born about 1696; died 3 Jan 1773 Truro MA) son of Joseph Smalley and Elizabeth Hicks. They were married 16 May 1734 at Eastham MA. She was his third wife.

Jane was a descendant of Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower.


Jane Cole was born ca. 4 Jan 1696, at Eastham, Barnstable, MA[1].


  • Father: William Cole
  • Mother: Hannah Snow Source: #S25; Page: 129; 137


Jane Cole, born Jan 4, 1695/96 at Eastham MA; married:

(1) 7 Dec 1721 at Eastham MA Thomas Gross born 4 Feb 1677/8 Hingham MA; died between 8 Nov 1725 and 14 Mar 1727/28; son of Simon Gross and Mary Bond; They had child:

  • Hannah Gross, was born 8 Nov 1725. She married Samuel Smalley.

(2) 16 May 1734 at Eastham MA Joseph Smalley born about 1696; died 3 Jan 1773 Truro MA; son of Joseph Smalley and Elizabeth Hicks. [2] They had child:

  • Jane Smalley, who was born about Apr 19, 1735.


  • Book: Descendants of Edward Small of New England, Vol. 1 S25 ; Underhill, Lora Altine Woodbury; Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston & New York, 1934. Call Number: R929.2 S635uV.1
  • "Eastham and Orleans, Mass., Vital Records", in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant: An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy, History and Biography, 9:9.
  • Source: Barbara Lambert Merrick, Mayflower Families In Progress, William Brewster of the Mayflower and His Descendants for Four Generations (General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 3rd Ed., 2000), Fifth Generation Descendants of his daughter Patience.
  1. Barnstable County, Massachusetts Genealogy and History--Eastham and Orleans, Mass. Birth Records
  2. Source: #S25 Page: 137


  • Cole-141 was created through the import of dyermaeettaaug2010.ged on 11 September 2010.
  • Cole-5261 was created by Tom Quick.


  • 5. Eleazer Cole, b. 1700, Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA , d. Jun 1783, Dutchess, New York, United States[3]

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On 22 Jul 2016 at 05:07 GMT Jerri (Thorpe) McCoy wrote:

Cole-10869 and Cole-141 appear to represent the same person because: Sorry, I created a duplicate of her by mistake. Would you please merge them.

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