My grandfather was William Sylvester Cole- his father was Charles Herman Cole - his mother was Mary Ellen Douglas. Charles Herman Cole-born in 1876 & died on Dec.11,1923. Mary Ellen Douglas- born in 1872 & died Dec.15,1928. Charles Herman Cole had a sister - Mary Ann Cole, as known as Ma Minnie or Aunt Minnie- born on Jan.1,1874- died on Feb.4,1953. Mary Ann Cole married William Monroe Douglas- born- n/a - died on Aug.5,1924. William Monroe Douglas(brother to Mary Ellen Douglas) & Mary Ann Cole (sister to Charles Herman Cole) were the parents of 12 children including Albert & Eli Douglas.
My grandfather, William Sylvester Cole married Rosalie Bailey-KY area-born on July 24,1908- died on April 13,2000. Rosalie Bailey was the daughter of Joshua Lewis Bailey- born on Aug.18,1877-died on Dec.1,1931- and Lizzie Janet Humphrey-born on Aug.28,1887- died on Aug.28,1918. William Sylvester Cole- also known as Willie or Bill- and Rosalie Bailey had 11 children. If you know any info on any of these family members, please contact me. Thanks. God Bless.