James Cotton

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  • Name James Cotton 
    Born Oct 1765  Guilford Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1838  McNairy Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Military: Served in the Revolutionary War.
      James and wife Nancy were married in Rockingham Co.,North Carolina onDec.20,1786. They soon moved out of the Cumberland River to DavidsonCo,Tenn., at a time when there were 800 miles of unsettled land betweenthem and the eastern settlements. Within a few years, around 1800, theymoved back to Smity Co.,Tenn., where the youngest two children, includingCharles K., was born. By 1810, the Cotton's were in Northern Alabama,now Madison Co. On Aug.10,1828, Charles K. Cotton married Rutha E.Mahan, daughter of Thomas and Amy Cox Mahan.
    Person ID I482  Extended Families of Childress
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2019 

    Father Amos Cotton,   b. 1735, Nansemond, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1781, Edgecomb, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Zilpha Wimberly,   b. 1741, Edgecomb, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F181  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy Jane Johnson,   b. 1765, Guilford Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Jackson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1786  Rockingham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles K Cotten,   b. 3 Oct 1805, Smith Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1862, Henderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Peter Johnson Cotton,   b. 25 Dec 1786, Rockingham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1862, Tippah Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Mary Polly Cotton,   b. 15 Mar 1792, Nashville, Davidson, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1881  (Age 89 years)
     4. Martha Cotton,   b. 19 May 1796, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1852, Madison, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Tabitha Allin Cotton,   b. 23 Feb 1801, Smith, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1877, Woodville, Jackson, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F180  Group Sheet

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