Mary Cornwell1

b. 14 December 1797, d. 19 April 1855
Father*William Henry Cornwell2
Mother*Ann Price2 b. 15 Jun 1772, d. a 1835
Birth*14 December 1797Mary Cornwell was born on 14 December 1797, probably in either Brown County, Ohio or Washington County, Pennsylvania.3,4,5
Name VariationShe was called Polly.6,7
Marriage*She married William Weaver, son of Isaac Weaver and Abigail Price, at Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Residence*Shortly after their marriage, William and Mary settled on a farm his father owned on Muddy Run in Greene County, Pennsylvania.2
Relocation*After the death of his stepmother, William and Mary moved with their children to the family homestead on Castile Run in Greene County, which he had inherited upon the death of his father.2
Relocation1835They moved to Fulton County, Illinois, in 1835.2
Occupation*Mary's husband became the owner of several farms and held various county and township offices in Fulton County.2
Death*19 April 1855She died on 19 April 1855 at Deerfield, Fulton County, Illinois, at age 57 years, 4 months, and 5 days2,8
Burial* and was buried in Weaver Cemetery, Young Hickory Township, Fulton County.9,2

Family

William Weaver b. 19 Feb 1791, d. 11 Apr 1879

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreproduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 357-359. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 610-611.
  3. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 62, noting her date of birth as 14 December 1797, and the place as Brown County, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 10156252, noting her date of birth as 14 May 1797 and reporting that the Cemetery Inscription book reads 'age 57yrs-4ms-5ds w/o William' which, because her date of death was 19 April 1855, would make her date of birth actually 14 December 1797; her place of birth was reported as Washington County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 610-611, probably incorrectly noting her date of birth as 14 May 1797, and the place as Washington County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 10156252.
  7. [S1433] Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…, page 62.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 10156252, the place noted as Canton.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 10156252.

William Henry Cornwell1

Marriage*He married Ann Price, daughter of David Price and Ann Husband.1

Family

Ann Price b. 15 Jun 1772, d. a 1835
Children1.Mary Cornwell1 b. 14 Dec 1797, d. 19 Apr 1855
2.Eliza Cornwell2 b. 6 Oct 1802, d. 25 May 1886
3.Charlotte Cornwell3 b. 15 Oct 1805, d. 16 Oct 1855

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreproduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 610-611. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 611-612, noting his name as "William."
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 612, noting his name as "William."

Edward Corr1

b. 1870, d. before 29 November 1906
ChartsDescendants of Timothy Rorke, grandfather of Brick Wall John Joseph Rorke
Father*Edward Corr1
Birth*1870Edward Corr was born about 1870.1
Marriage*18 February 1896He married Ellen Mary Farmer of Newtown, daughter of Owen Farmer and Margaret Rorke, on 18 February 1896 in the Roman Catholic Chapel of Cloverhill, County Roscommon. Edward was 27 years of age and a farmer, and Ellen was 21. The witnesses signing their marriage registration were Patrick Featherston and Ellen's sister, Minnie Farmer.1
Death*before 29 November 1906He died before 29 November 1906, the date his widow married a second time.2

Family

Ellen Mary Farmer b. 23 Jul 1875

Citations

  1. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Civil Records, marriage registration of the Roman Catholic marriage of Edward Corr, age 27, bachelor farmer of Farragher, County Roscommon, son of Edward Corr, a farmer, and Ellen Farmer, age 21, a spinster housekeeper of Newtown, County Roscommon, daughter of Owen Farmer, a farmer, on 18 February 1896 at the Roman Catholic Chapel of Cloverhill, and witnessed by Patrick Featherston and Minnie Farmer, viewed online at https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/…https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/…. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.
  2. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Civil Records, marriage registration of the Roman Catholic marriage of Patrick Murray, age 32, bachelor farmer of Ballinturly, County Roscommon, son of James Murray, a farmer, and Ellen Farmer (who signed her name "Ellen Corr"), age 28, a widow Lady of Newtown, County Roscommon, daughter of Owen Farmer, a farmer, on 29 November 1906 at the Roman Catholic Church of Cloonycolgan, and witnessed by Thomas Murray and Teresa Farmer, viewed online at https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/…

Edward Corr1

Residence*He lived in Farragher, County Roscommon, Ireland,1
Occupation* where he was a farmer.1

Family

Child1.Edward Corr1 b. 1870, d. b 29 Nov 1906

Citations

  1. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Civil Records, marriage registration of the Roman Catholic marriage of Edward Corr, age 27, bachelor farmer of Farragher, County Roscommon, son of Edward Corr, a farmer, and Ellen Farmer, age 21, a spinster housekeeper of Newtown, County Roscommon, daughter of Owen Farmer, a farmer, on 18 February 1896 at the Roman Catholic Chapel of Cloverhill, and witnessed by Patrick Featherston and Minnie Farmer, viewed online at https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/…https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/…. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.

Ephraim Corwin1

Marriage*He married Rebecca Sharp, daughter of Isaac Sharp and Mary Wolverton.1,2

Family

Rebecca Sharp b. 1794

Citations

  1. [S1436] J.H. Beers, Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania, containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of many of the Early Settled Families, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Chicago, Illinois: J.H. Beers, 1893), The Sharp Family, pages 170-174. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 456. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

Anne Cosby1

ChartsDescendants of Thomas Gerrard of Gibbstown, County Meath, Ireland and his Brothers
Father*______ Cosby2
(Bride) Deed Memorial13 December 1756A memorial deed bearing date 13 December 1756 was made between Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan, gentleman, sole executor of the last will and testament of his brother Samuel Gerrard, late of Gibbstown in the county of Meath, Esq., deceased, and the said Thomas is also the residual legatee of the said Samuel, of the first part, Thomas Cosby of Ballieborough, County Cavan, gentleman, and Samuel Gerrard of Parcellstown in the county of Westmeath, gentleman, of the second part, and William Gerrard, son of the said Thomas Gerrard, and Anne Cosby of the city of Dublin, spinster sister of the said Thomas Cosby, of the third part.

Reciting that Eleazer Edwards the younger of London, merchant, by lease therein mentioned did devise, lease and let to farm unto the said Samuel, deceased, all those two several parcels of land commonly called and known by the name of Tankardstown, County Meath, containing on the east part 219 acres Irish measure little more or less and on the west part 186 acres Irish measure little more or less and all those two several parcels of land called Castlemartin, land containing on the east part 92 acres Irish measure little more or less and all that parcel of land called Great Aganstown containing 7 and 20 acres Irish measure little more or less and all that parcel of land called Betaghstown containing 142 acres Irish measure little more or less, which said several parcels of lands contain in the whole and together by estimation 756 acres Irish plantation measure or 1,225 acres English statute measure or thereabouts according to a survey formerly taken thereof by Alexander Stewart by the order and appointment of the Fraternity of Drapers of the city of London all which said lands are situate lying and being in the Baronies of Kells and Navan in the county of east Meath in the Kingdom of Ireland with the appurtenances for the term and at the rent therein mentioned.

And also reciting that a marriage was intended to be had and solemnized between the said William Gerrard and the said Ann Cosby. And, by which said deed, the said Thomas Gerrard, for the considerations therein mentioned, did grant, bargain, sell, assign and make over unto their trustees, Ann Cosby's brother Thomas Cosby of Ballieborough, and William Gerrard's brother Samuel Gerrard of Parcellstown, all that and those the herein before mentioned lands and premises in and by the said recited indenture of lease devised with all appurtenances upon and under and subject to the several trusts, provisos, limitations and agreements therein mentioned.

The deed was signed and sealed by all parties, witnessed by Hugh Reilly and Robert Wallis, both of the city of Dublin, and registered on 14 December 1756.2
Marriage*15 December 1756She married, by license dated 13 December, William Gerrard Esq. of Liscartan, County Meath, son of Thomas Gerrard and Catherine Cooper, on 15 December 1756 at St. Andrew's Church of Ireland, Dublin.1,3,4

Family

William Gerrard d. bt 1789 - 1793
Children1.Rebecca Gerrard+1,5
2.Sarah Gerrard+1,5
3.Elizabeth Gerrard+5,1
4.Catherine Gerrard
5.Anne Gerrard+ d. 6 May 1818

Citations

  1. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Marriage of William Gerrard of Liscartan, County Meath, and Ann Cosby of the parish of St. Andrew, spinster, 13th December 1756. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1756; Film# 461380, Volume 187, pages 5-6, deed number 123035. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  3. [S1640] Mairéad Crinion of Evergreen Oak Family Research Services at https://www.facebook.com/…, "Gerrard - Gibney Family Research," e-mail messages exchanged on multiple dates, citing the Church Records on IrishGenealogy.ie, at https://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/…. Hereinafter cited as "Gerrard - Gibney Family Research."
  4. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Church Records, marriage by licence on 15 December 1756 of William Gerrard and Anne Cosby in the Parish of St. Andrew, Dublin, page 32, with the church register page attached. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.
  5. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at www.findmypast.com, Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan, will dated 3 October 1763, probated 4 December 1763l.

Thomas Cosby1

Father*______ Cosby1
Residence*December 1756At the time of his sister Ann's marriage in December 1756, Thomas lived in Bailieborough, County Cavan.1
(Bride's Brother) Deed Memorial13 December 1756Thomas was named as a trustee in a memorial deed bearing date 13 December 1756 made between Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan, gentleman, sole executor of the last will and testament of his brother Samuel Gerrard, late of Gibbstown in the county of Meath, Esq., deceased, and the said Thomas is also the residual legatee of the said Samuel, of the first part, Thomas Cosby of Ballieborough, County Cavan, gentleman, and Samuel Gerrard of Parcellstown in the county of Westmeath, gentleman, of the second part, and William Gerrard, son of the said Thomas Gerrard, and Anne Cosby of the city of Dublin, spinster sister of the said Thomas Cosby, of the third part.

Reciting that Eleazer Edwards the younger of London, merchant, by lease therein mentioned did devise, lease and let to farm unto the said Samuel, deceased, all those two several parcels of land commonly called and known by the name of Tankardstown, County Meath, containing on the east part 219 acres Irish measure little more or less and on the west part 186 acres Irish measure little more or less and all those two several parcels of land called Castlemartin, land containing on the east part 92 acres Irish measure little more or less and all that parcel of land called Great Aganstown containing 7 and 20 acres Irish measure little more or less and all that parcel of land called Betaghstown containing 142 acres Irish measure little more or less, which said several parcels of lands contain in the whole and together by estimation 756 acres Irish plantation measure or 1,225 acres English statute measure or thereabouts according to a survey formerly taken thereof by Alexander Stewart by the order and appointment of the Fraternity of Drapers of the city of London all which said lands are situate lying and being in the Baronies of Kells and Navan in the county of east Meath in the Kingdom of Ireland with the appurtenances for the term and at the rent therein mentioned.

And also reciting that a marriage was intended to be had and solemnized between the said William Gerrard and the said Ann Cosby. And, by which said deed, the said Thomas Gerrard, for the considerations therein mentioned, did grant, bargain, sell, assign and make over unto their trustees, Ann Cosby's brother Thomas Cosby of Ballieborough, and William Gerrard's brother Samuel Gerrard of Parcellstown, all that and those the herein before mentioned lands and premises in and by the said recited indenture of lease devised with all appurtenances upon and under and subject to the several trusts, provisos, limitations and agreements therein mentioned.

The deed was signed and sealed by all parties, witnessed by Hugh Reilly and Robert Wallis, both of the city of Dublin, and registered on 14 December 1756.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1756; Film# 461380, Volume 187, pages 5-6, deed number 123035. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

______ Cosby1

Family

Children1.Thomas Cosby1
2.Anne Cosby+1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1756; Film# 461380, Volume 187, pages 5-6, deed number 123035. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Ann Cotton1

b. 20 February 1726/27
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester1
Birth*20 February 1726/27Ann Cotton was born on 20 February 1726/27 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1

Citations

  1. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).

Dudley Cotton1,2

b. 3 January 1771
Father*John Cotton1 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley1 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Birth*3 January 1771Dudley Cotton was born on 3 January 1771 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Baptism6 January 1771 and was baptized on 6 January 1771 at Brattle Square Church, Boston.2

Citations

  1. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.
  2. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 100. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.

Elizabeth Cotton1

b. 25 February 1725/26
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester1
Birth*25 February 1725/26Elizabeth Cotton was born on 25 February 1725/26 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1

Citations

  1. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).

Elizabeth Cotton1

b. 28 February 1723/24
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester1
Birth*28 February 1723/24Elizabeth Cotton was born on 28 February 1723/24 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1

Citations

  1. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).

Grizzel Cotton1

b. 6 March 1757
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*6 March 1757Grizzel Cotton was baptized on 6 March 1757 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 90. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Grizzle Cotton1

b. 12 December 1762
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*12 December 1762Grizzle Cotton was baptized on 12 December 1762 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 95. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

John Cotton1

b. 25 March 1728
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton2 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester2
Birth*25 March 1728John Cotton was born on 25 March 1728 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.2
Marriage*5 October 1755He married Mary Dudley, daughter of Colonel William Dudley and Elizabeth Davenport, on 5 October 1755.1
Occupation*John was a merchant in Boston.1

Family

Mary Dudley b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Children1.Grizzel Cotton3 b. 6 Mar 1757
2.Mary Cotton3 b. 1 Nov 1761
3.Grizzle Cotton3 b. 12 Dec 1762
4.Katherine Cotton3 b. 23 Sep 1764
5.William Dudley Cotton3 b. 19 Oct 1766
6.Roland Cotton3 b. 27 Mar 1768
7.Silvester Cotton3 b. 20 Aug 1769
8.Dudley Cotton3 b. 3 Jan 1771
9.John Cotton3 b. 29 Aug 1773

Citations

  1. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Gov. Thomas Dudley and his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 10, pages 133-142 and pages 337-340 (April and October 1856): page 340. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  2. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).
  3. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

John Cotton1

b. 29 August 1773
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*29 August 1773John Cotton was baptized on 29 August 1773 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 102. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Reverend John Cotton1

b. 1690
Father*Reverend Rowland Cotton2 b. 27 Dec 1667, d. 22 Mar 1722
Mother*Elizabeth Saltonstall3 b. 17 Sep 1668
Birth*1690John Cotton was born in 1690 in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2
Marriage*19 February 1718He married Mary Gibbs, daughter of Robert Gibbs and Mary Shrimpton, on 19 February 1718 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Their marriage was performed by the Presbyterian minister Reverend Dr. Increase Mather.4,5

Family

Mary Gibbs b. 28 May 1699
Child1.Martha Cotton+1 b. 30 Nov 1739, d. c 1809

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newton Births, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1023] Sandwich MA: Vital Records to 1885, online at www.americanancestors.org, pages 35-36. Hereinafter cited as Sandwich MA: Vital Records to 1885.
  3. [S1024] John Farmer, Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Carter, Andrews, & co., 1829), Cotton, pages 70-71. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of New England.
  4. [S337] Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850.
  5. [S180] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.

Katherine Cotton1

b. 23 September 1764
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*23 September 1764Katherine Cotton was baptized on 23 September 1764 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 210. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Martha Cotton1

b. 30 November 1739, d. circa 1809
Father*Reverend John Cotton2 b. 1690
Mother*Mary Gibbs2 b. 28 May 1699
Birth*30 November 1739Martha Cotton was born on 30 November 1739 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*2 October 1766She married Ebenezer Thayer, son of Nathaniel Thayer and Ruth Eliot, on 2 October 1766 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4
Death*circa 1809She died circa 1809.1

Family

Ebenezer Thayer b. 16 Jul 1734, d. 6 Sep 1792
Children1.Ebenezer Thayer5 b. 15 Jul 1767
2.Reverend Nathaniel Thayer+3,6 b. 11 Jul 1769, d. 23 Jun 1840
3.Martha Thayer7 b. 21 Apr 1771
4.John Thayer8 b. 14 Jul 1773
5.Katherine Thayer9 b. 28 Sep 1779
6.Andrew Eliot Thayer10 b. 4 Nov 1783

Citations

  1. [S452] The Thayer Families Association Website, online at www.thayerfamilies.com, Richard Thayer, First 5 Generations. Hereinafter cited as Thayer Families Association Website.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newton Births, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1022] Rev. Increase N. Tarbox, "Necrology of the New-England Historic Genealogical Society (Nathaniel Thayer A.M.)", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 37 (October 1883): page 413. Hereinafter cited as "Nathaniel Thayer Necrology."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newton Marriages, page 264.
  5. [S1039] Hampton, NH: Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 214. Hereinafter cited as Hampton Vital Records to 1900.
  6. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 216.
  7. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 218.
  8. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 219.
  9. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 224.
  10. [S1039] Hampton Vital Records to 1900, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 226.

Mary Cotton1

b. 1 November 1761
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*1 November 1761Mary Cotton was baptized on 1 November 1761 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 94. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Mercy Cotton1

b. 3 November 1666, d. 18 June 1715
Birth*3 November 1666Mercy Cotton was born on 3 November 1666.1
Marriage*16 December 1684She married as his second wife Captain Peter Tufts, son of Peter Tufts and Mary Pierce, on 16 December 1684 in Medford.1,2,3
Death*18 June 1715She died on 18 June 1715 at age 48.1

Family

Captain Peter Tufts b. 1648
Child1.Dr. Simon Tufts+1 b. 31 Jan 1699/0, d. 31 Jan 1746/47

Citations

  1. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Tufts, pages 561-573. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, Volume 1, page 311. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 758. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Nathaniel Cotton1

b. 15 February 1724/25
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester1
Birth*15 February 1724/25Nathaniel Cotton was born on 15 February 1724/25 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1

Citations

  1. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).

Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1,2

d. 3 July 1729
Father*Reverend Rowland Cotton3 b. 27 Dec 1667, d. 22 Mar 1722
Mother*Elizabeth Saltonstall3 b. 17 Sep 1668
Birth*Nathaniel Cotton was born on 13 Jun 169_ (worn) in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
Marriage*20 January 1721/22He married as her second husband Griselda (Silvester) Sanford, daughter of Nathaniel Silvester and Mary Hobert, on 20 January 1721/22 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.4,5
Death*3 July 1729He died on 3 July 1729 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1,2
Burial*He was buried in the Congregational Churchyard, Bristol.6

Family

Griselda Silvester
Children1.Roland Cotton7 b. 21 Jan 1722/23
2.Elizabeth Cotton7 b. 28 Feb 1723/24
3.Nathaniel Cotton7 b. 15 Feb 1724/25
4.Elizabeth Cotton7 b. 25 Feb 1725/26
5.Ann Cotton7 b. 20 Feb 1726/27
6.John Cotton+7 b. 25 Mar 1728

Citations

  1. [S1031] Rhode Island, Deaths, 1630-1930, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island, Deaths, 1630-1930.
  2. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Deaths, page 125. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).
  3. [S1030] The Mayflower Descendant, online at www.americanancestors.org, Sandwich Vital Records, Volume 29, page 27. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Descendant.
  4. [S1032] G. Andrews Moriarty, "President John Sanford of Portsmouth, R.I., and his Family", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, concluded, Volume 103, pages 271-277 (October 1949): pages 276-277. Hereinafter cited as "President John Sanford of Portsmouth."
  5. [S194] James N. Arnold, Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold), Volume 6, Bristol Marriages, page 16.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Reverend Nathaniel Cotton, Memorial# 13165747. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S194] James N. Arnold, Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71.

Roland Cotton1

b. 27 March 1768
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*27 March 1768Roland Cotton was baptized on 27 March 1768 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 98. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Roland Cotton1

b. 21 January 1722/23
Father*Reverend Nathaniel Cotton1 d. 3 Jul 1729
Mother*Griselda Silvester1
Birth*21 January 1722/23Roland Cotton was born on 21 January 1722/23 in Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island.1

Citations

  1. [S194] James N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a family register for the people, in 21 volumes. Most volumes digitized and online in Library Catalog at familysearch.org; Indexes included in most volumes. Contents: volume 1. Kent County, Volume 2. Providence County (Providence, Cranston, Johnston, North Providence, Glocester, Burrillville), Volume 3. Providence County (Glocester, Burrillville, Scituate, Foster, Cumberland, Smithfield), Volume 4. Newport County, Volume 5. Washington County, Volume 6. Bristol County, Volume 7. Friends and ministers, Volume 8. Episcopal and Congregational, Volume 9. Seekonk, Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church, Volume 10. Town and church, Volume 11. Church records, Volume 12. Revolutionary rolls and newspapers, including Providence Journal, deaths A-R, Volume 13. Deaths, Providence Journal, S-Z, Providence Gazette, A-J, 1762-1830, Volume 14. Providence Gazette, deaths K-Z, marriages, A-C, 1762-1825, Volume 15. Providence Gazette, marriages D-Z; United States Chronicle, deaths A-Z, Volume 16. United States Chronicle marriages; American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal, marriages and deaths; Providence Semiweekly Journal, marriages, Volume 17. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages A-R, Volume 18. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, marriages S-Z, deaths A-M, Volume 19. Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix, deaths N-Z; Rhode Island American, marriages A-G, Volume 20. Rhode Island American, marriages H-Z, deaths A-B, Volume 21. Rhode Island. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912), Volume 6, Bristol Births, page 71. Hereinafter cited as Rhode Island Vital Records 1636-1850 (Arnold).

Reverend Rowland Cotton1

b. 27 December 1667, d. 22 March 1722
Birth*27 December 1667Rowland Cotton was born on 27 December 1667 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2,3
Education*1685He graduated from Harvard College, Boston, in 1685.4
Marriage*He married as her second husband Elizabeth (Saltonstall) Denison, daughter of Honorable Nathaniel Saltonstall and Elizabeth Ward.4,5
Religion*28 November 1694The Reverend Rowland Cotton was ordained as pastor of the church in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), on 28 November 1694.6,7
Death*22 March 1722Reverend Rowland Cotton of Sandwich died on 22 March 1722 at age 54. His death was recorded in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).8,4

Family

Elizabeth Saltonstall b. 17 Sep 1668
Children1.Reverend John Cotton+1 b. 1690
2.Reverend Nathaniel Cotton+9 d. 3 Jul 1729

Citations

  1. [S1023] Sandwich MA: Vital Records to 1885, online at www.americanancestors.org, pages 35-36. Hereinafter cited as Sandwich MA: Vital Records to 1885.
  2. [S1025] Plymouth MA: Vital Records to 1850, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 2. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth MA: Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S1024] John Farmer, Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Carter, Andrews, & co., 1829), Cotton, pages 70-71, name spelled "Roland". Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of New England.
  4. [S1024] John Farmer, First Settlers of New England, Cotton, pages 70-71.
  5. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 215. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  6. [S1024] John Farmer, First Settlers of New England, Cotton, pages 70-71, date noted as 2 Nov 1694.
  7. [S1026] Cape Cod History, Barnstable County, Sandwich, online at http://capecodhistory.us/Deyo/Sandwich.htm#Churches. Hereinafter cited as Cape Cod History, Sandwich.
  8. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Newton Deaths, page 437. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  9. [S1030] The Mayflower Descendant, online at www.americanancestors.org, Sandwich Vital Records, Volume 29, page 27. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Descendant.

Silvester Cotton1

b. 20 August 1769
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*20 August 1769Silvester Cotton was baptized on 20 August 1769 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 99. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

William Dudley Cotton1

b. 19 October 1766
Father*John Cotton2 b. 25 Mar 1728
Mother*Mary Dudley2 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
Baptism*19 October 1766William Dudley Cotton was baptized on 19 October 1766 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brattle Square Church, page 97. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.
  2. [S1019] Boston Births, 1700-1800, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, 1700-1800.

Ann Coulston1

b. 18 October 1695
Birth*18 October 1695Ann Coulston was born on 18 October 1695 near Moorland, Yorkshire, England.2
Marriage*She married Robert Jones.1

Family

Robert Jones b. 9 Dec 1690
Child1.William Jones+1 b. 19 Nov 1718

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreproduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 359. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 359, the date written as "8, 18, 1695" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.

Harry Lincoln Coultas1

b. March 1878, d. 1965
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Birth*March 1878Harry Lincoln Coultas was born in March 1878 in Illinois.2,3
Marriage*4 January 1900He married Beatrice Louise Heaton, daughter of Samuel Washington Heaton and Margaret Campbell, on 4 January 1900 in Morgan County.4,1,5
(Husband) Death1962Harry became a widower when Beatrice L. (Heaton) Coultas died in 1962 at about age 82.5
Death*1965He died in 1965 at about age 871
Burial* and was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois.1

Family

Beatrice L. Heaton b. Feb 1880, d. 1962

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Harry Lincoln Coultas, Memorial# 68528028. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Harry L. and Beatrice L. Coultas, Lynnville, Morgan, Illinois; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0096; FHL microfilm: 1240331, reporting his date of birth as March 1878. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Harry Lincoln Coultas, Memorial# 68528028, recording his year of birth as 1876.
  4. [S1681] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, Harry L. Coultas and Beatrice Louise Heaton, Morgan County, 4 January 1900. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Beatrice L. (Heaton) Coultas, Memorial# 68528119.