Eliza Ann Booth, wife of John Cole


Eliza Ann, wife of John Cole and daughter of John and Jane Booth. Died in this city 6 Oct., 1876, age 67.

Her husband, John Cole, who died in 1873, is not buried here. Other graves may be in this lot.

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, 4 August 1827:

Married, Fredericton, on the 26th ult. by the Venerable Archdeacon Best, John Cole, Gagetown, to Miss Eliza, youngest daughter of the late John Booth of St. John.

Jane, wife of John Booth, died 12 October 1812, in the 38th year of her age, and John Booth, clock and watchmaker, died in 1813. They had been prominent in Saint John and were buried there. Loyalists of New Brunswick, by Esther Clark Wright, lists John Booth, Loyalist, watchmaker.

John Cole and his wife Eliza Ann mortgaged their farm in St. Mary’s in 1858 to John Harding. Their farm was next to that of Benjamin Yerxa and had 36 rods frontage with cottage. In Fredericton, John Cole was a tanner and a collector of taxes. He had a son, Samuel, born in 1852, who was a shoemaker.