Nancy Emaline Berry was born in 1842, in Wayne County, Tennessee, the daughter of William Berry and Sarah Weatherford.
The 1850 Wayne County census shows 9 year old Nancy at home with her parents and siblings.
The 1860 census shows Nancy, age 18, still single and living at home.
Nancy married Franklin Cole on September 30, 1860, in Wayne County, Tennessee. Franklin Cole was born in 1842, son of Bennett Cole and Nancy Kirwin.
Franklin was a farmer and a Civil War veteran. Nancy and Franklin raised their nine children in Wayne County.
The 1880 Wayne County census shows Franklin Cole, 37; N. E., wife, 37; J. E., son, 18; A. F., daughter, 16; W. M., son, 14; Pattie, daughter, 11; T. B., son, 8; M. M., daughter, 5; and J. A., son, 3 years old.
Franklin died October 12, 1891 in Wayne County. Nancy died there in 1920.
Children of Franklin Cole and Nancy Emaline Berry
1. John Ellison Cole, b. 1861, Wayne Co, TN
2. Ada F. Cole, b. 1864, Wayne Co, TN
3. W. Mark Cole, b. about 1866, Wayne Co, TN
4. Patricia Cole, b. 1869, Wayne Co, TN
5. Thomas Benjamin Cole, b. 1871, Wayne Co, TN
6. Mattie Mildred Cole, b. 1874, Wayne Co, TN
7. Joseph Addison Cole, b. 1877, Wayne Co, TN
8. Lee Cole, b. 1882, Wayne Co, TN
9. Fred Cole, b. 1886, Wayne Co, TN