Born: January 2, 1792, Stewkley, England.
Died: May 1, 1858, New York, New York.
Buried: Ivandale (or Ivandell) Cemetery, Somers, New York
Converted at age 13, Coles began preaching at 22, and emigrated to America in 1818. He served as editor of the Christian Advocate and Journal for 12 years, and the Sunday School Advocate for several years. He was a musician of some ability, and a good singer. His works include:
The Antidote, a Treatise Against Infidelity
Lectures to Children
A Concordance of the Holy Scriptures
My Youthful Days
My First Years in America
Heroines of Methodism
Zion’s Herald said of him:
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