1Vital Records of Swansea, Massachusetts to 1850, Book A: 1663-1709, pp. 3-22.
"Elizabeth the daughter of John and Susannah Cole was born November 9th : 1692
Experience the daughter of John Cole and Susanna his wife was Borne Aprill :30th:1703
Hannah the daughter of John Cole and Susanna his wife was borne on the 4th of febburary 1698/9
John the sone of John and Susannah Cole was born November 3:1695
Mary the daughter of John and Susannah Cole was born July 8th 1689
Susannah the daughter of John and Susannah Cole was born November 19th:1696.".
2Vital Records of Plympton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, pp. 74-76 (1923).
COLE, . . .
Benjamine, ch. John Sr. and Susanah[(Susanna (d. Edward Gray of Plymouth and Dorothy (second w.)))]. Feb. 15, 1707-8.
Elizebeth, ch. John Sr. and Susanah [see Benjamine], June 4, 1710.
Joseph, ch. John Sr. and Susanah [see Benjamine], Feb. 14, 1705-6.".
1Gen. Ebenezer W. Peirce, Genealogy of the Valentine Family, NEHGR Vol. 20, p.224 (Jul 1866).
"JOHN VALENTINE and wife Hannah had children:--Olive, b. Aug. 14, 1766; m. Mr. Hinds, of Middleboro'. Sarah, b. May 14, 1768; m. Bradock Hoar, of Middleboro'. Durfee, b. April 15, 1771. Stephen, b. May 13, 1772; m. Polly Claghorn, of New Bedford. Samuel, b. Sept. 14, 1776. Jonathan, b. Aug. 16, 1780. John the parent inherited a large property, consisting of real estate in Boston, but he was brought to extreme poverty by the misconduct of one of his sons. Hannah the mother was a daughter of Jonathan Winslow and Sarah Curby his wife, and a granddaughter of Lieut. Job Einslow. In their poverty John Valentine and wife occupied a small house containing only one room. This cottage was near the Pond meeting house in Middleboro' (now Lakeville).".