Robert N Coles1

#21034, (circa October 1802 - 29 June 1836)
Father*William T Coles2 (s 1770 - )
Mother*Mary Brown3 (c 1805 - )


Frances Jane Walters b. c 1810
Children 1.William Temple Coles5 (1825 - 1896)
 2.James A Coles+5 (1827 - 1858)
 3.George Washington Coles+3 (1828 - 1876)
 4.John Franklin Coles3 (c 1829 - )
 5.Calvin Calhoun Coles+6 (1832 - c 1859)
 6.Robert N Coles3 (c 1834 - 1860)
 7.Mary Ann Coles+5 (c 1835 - 1893)
Birth*circa October 1802He was born circa October 1802.4 
Marriage*30 June 1824He married Frances Jane Walters, daughter of ____ Walters and Nancy Jane _____, on 30 June 1824 at Wilson Co., TennesseeG.1 
Death*29 June 1836He died on 29 June 1836 at Wilson Co., TennesseeG.4 


  1. [S1885] Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950, online, Wilson Marriage > records, 1822-1824, imgs. 804-807/1173. Lic issued to Robert N Coles and Francis J Watters [poss. Walters] on 29 Jun 1824; bond by Robert N Coles and James Allcorn, 27 Jun 1824; marr. 30 Jun 1824 by Feardy [?] Hunt, J.P.
  2. [S1628], online, old standing grave marker: Mary A, wife of Isaac G Coles, b. 20 Aug 1805, d. 14 Oct 1890; broken grave marker: I G Coles, rest illegible; bur. New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson Co. TN. Narrative: Mary Ann Walters, wife of Isaac Gideon Coles, and sister of Frances[sic] Jane Walters; Isaac Gideon Coles, b. York Co. SC 28 Dec 1798, d. Sumner Co. TN 6 Jan 1879, brother of Robert N Coles who marr. Frances Jane. Cites unnamed newspaper account, giving Isaac's place of death as res. of son-in-law John Britton; had removed to Wilson Co. when young, with his grandfather; marr. Mary Ann Walters, sister of Fraces Jane, 1 May 1823. Memorials 91262542 and 91262478, created by Ron Smith, photos added by CKB.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S1893] Robert Neely Coles Family, Coles-Grissim Bible (Philadelphia: John B. Perry, unknown publish date); William H. Jr Coles, owner, Wilson Co., Tennessee, aged 33 yrs. 8 mos.
  5. [S1893] Coles-Grissim Bible.
  6. [S1893] Coles-Grissim Bible, two entries. Calvin Calhoun, son of Robert N and Francis Jane, d. 20 Sep 1867, age 25y 6m; marr. Mattie Cain (no date, children James and Calvin C. [Note: either record or transcription of death year is in error and is prob. 1857 or 1859. Calvin's sons wer b. about 1855 and 1857; Mattie (as Mally) with children only in 1860 census]