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Albert Cole (1876 - 1953)

Albert Cole
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 2 Sep 1897 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
[children unknown]
Died at age 76 in Opelousas, St Landry Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Albert Coles, son of Charles P. Coles and Azeline Fruge, was born on 17 September 1876 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States. He was baptized at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas.[1]

Albert married Marie Martha Pitre in Opelousas. They applied for a marriage license on 12 August 1897, and were wed in the church on 2 September 1897.[2]

Their known children were:

  1. Marie Estelle Cole (1898 - )[3]
  2. Mary Ozea Cole (1900 - )[4]
  3. Joseph Emar Cole (1902 - )[5]
  4. Joseph Alexander Cole (1904 - )[6]
  5. Joseph Cole (1906 - )[7]
  6. Joseph Ewell Cole (1908 - )[8]

Albert, Martha and their children were enumerated during the 1900 census, living on a farm they rented in Police Jury Ward 3 (east part), St. Landry Parish.[9]

Albert died on 7 January 1953 in Opelousas.[10]


  1. Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, compact disk #101 ("SWLR CD") (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 2001; reprints by Claitor's Publications);
    CAULS, Albert (Charley & Azeline FRUGE) b. 17 Sept. 1876 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 376)
  2. Hébert, SWLR CD;
    • COLE, Albert m. 12 Aug. 1897 Martha PITRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #26292)
    • COLE, Albert (Charles & Azelina FRUGE) m. 2 Sept. 1897 Mary Martha PITRE (Opel. Ch.: v. 3, p. 204)
    • PITRE, Mary Martha (Louis O. & Alcina LEBOEUF) m. 2 Sept. 1897 Albert COLE (Opel. Ch.: v.3, p.204)
  3. Hébert, SWLR CD;
    COLE, Marie Estelle (Albert & Martha PITRE) b. 6 Aug. 1898 (Opel. Ch.: v.7, p.422)
  4. Hébert, SWLR CD;
    COOL, Mary Ozea (Albert & Martha PITRE) b. 25 March 1900 (Opel. Ch.: v.7, p.474)
  5. Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records ("SWLR"), 1901-1915 (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 1989- ; reprints by Claitors Publishing, 2001-2009), vol. 34, p. 550;
    COLE, Joseph Emar (Albert & Martha PITRE) b. 23 Jan. 1902 (Opel. Ch.: v.7, p.537)
  6. Hébert, SWLR, vol. 36, p. 156;
    COLE, Joseph Alexander (Albert & Martha PITRE) b. 28 Jan. 1904 (Opel. Ch.: v.7, p.619)
  7. Hébert, SWLR, vol. 38, p. 184;
    COLE, Joseph (Albert & Martha PETE) b. 5 Sept. 1906 (Lebeau Ch.: v.1, p.98)
  8. Hébert, SWLR, vol. 40, p. 187;
    COLE, Joseph Ewell (Albert & Martha PITT) b. 18 Dec. 1908 (Leonville Ch.: v.4, p.32)
  9. United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 30 September 2018), Albert Cole, Police Jury Ward 3 (east part), St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 56, sheet 20B, family 338, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,581.
    Name Sex Age Status Role Birthplace
    - Albert Cole M 25 Married Head Louisiana
    - Martha Cole F 22 Married Wife Louisiana
    - Stella Cole F 3 Single Daughter Louisiana
    - Ozéa Cole F 1/12 Single Daughter Louisiana
  10. "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 March 2021), Albert Ortego Cole, 07 Jan 1953; citing Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, certificate number 1309, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 1,573,928.

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